Storm damage is a catch-all term for different kinds of damage inclement weather deals to any part of a house. The way you handle each type differs, however. In today’s blog, Lifetime Roofing Utah discusses the right way to tackle two types: wind damage and hail damage.
Wind damage roof repair focuses more on addressing damage to your roofing shingles than the actual foundation or underlayment. Even wind-driven rain barely causes damage to the inside of your roofing; the most it does is cause stains and discolorations or strip off the protective granules of your shingles.
Despite being relatively lighter compared with other forms of storm damage, it’s important to address it immediately. Wind damage exposes your roof by tearing off the shingles, which makes water intrusion easier. Too much of this and you will soon have a full-blown leak on your hands.
Utah homeowners are no strangers to hail, and while it’s a relatively rare occurrence, it can easily be more destructive than wind-driven rain and thunderstorms. Even small hailstones or pellets can do serious damage to your roof and the rest of your home and will always require urgent roofing repair service.
Unlike wind damage, though, hail damage is easier to spot since its effects on the roof can leave noticeable scars. Telltale signs are bruises on the roof’s surface and cracked shingles. While the size of these bruises and impacts vary in size, some are small enough that you’ll miss them on your first inspection.
Lifetime Roofing Utah offers complete residential roofing services. When we do storm damage repair, we’ll do an in-depth inspection first to determine the best course of action to address your storm-damaged roofing system. Call us at (801) 928-8881 for more information on our services. We offer wind damage roof repair throughout West Valley City, UT.