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Storms are not rare in Texas and can happen any time of the year. The weather can change rapidly so it is important to prepare your roof for the potential wind damage from extreme weather. It can bring power outages, downed trees, and damaged roofs became commonplace during this weather. As soon as you notice the damage, make sure to call an experienced roofing company to perform roof repair. Qualified roofers at Advantage Remodeling and Roofing are prepared to assist you during this weather. After serious storms, we work really hard to make sure we can help every our client in need.
Now that Texas has been experiencing extreme weather conditions, we think it would be helpful to remind you of some tips on how to prepare your roof for high winds and heavy storms.
Regular Roof Maintenance is Key
Regular inspections at least once a year are good, and twice a year, in spring and in fall, would be ideal. A roofing company professional will be able to discover cupping, curling, loose, or missing shingles that can present a risk of wind and water damage. The faster you notice the damage the sooner you’ll be able to get a roof repair. It is also crucial to make sure the roof is clean of debris. Debris can become a dangerous projectile in high wind, and when blown around, cause damage to the roof.
Trim or Remove Tricky Trees
Even the most beautiful tree, when too close to your home, can be blown over your roof and cause wind damage. It would be a good idea to hire a contractor to trim any tall trees to keep them away from your home.
Replace Your Roof If It’s Old
If you know that your roof needs to be replaced because of wear and age, take care of it before the storm season comes. Architectural shingles are designed to survive in stormy conditions and should be installed with nails and not staples. A professional roofing company will be happy to replace your roof with shingles that can survive wind damage.
Check Your Insurance Policy
Double-check that in the case of wind damage, your policy would be able to restore your home to its initial condition.
If your roof is damaged by wind and you need roof repair call a professional. Advantage Remodeling and Roofing can help you assess the extent of the damage by providing a thorough inspection and will work with your insurance company during your home restoration process. Call us at (214) 250-3975and remember that preventing the damage is always cheaper.