The Colorado Springs hail storm on June 13, 2018 was the worst hail storm since 1995. Tennis ball sized hail did a lot of damage to communities south of Colorado Springs. According to the National Weather Service, the Colorado Springs…
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After a hail storm, if your roof is not leaking, you may assume you have no roof hail damage. Did you know that most hail damage does not cause roof leaking right away? Many homeowners think that if there are no roof leaks, then there is no roof hail damage. The truth is that it may take a long time for roof leaks to show up after a hail storm.
Roof hail damage can happen after any hail storm, no matter what size of hail falls from the sky. Even pea-sized hail can cause hail damage on roofs. The most common roof hail damage from pea-sized hail is dents and dings, which can affect the value of the home and the integrity of the roof. If the hailstorm throws down golf ball size or tennis ball size hail, the force of impact can shatter skylights, rip off gutters, shred the exterior paint and break through shingles.
Hailstorms may be short-lived but they can cause major hail damage on roofs. In the US, about 3,000 hail storms occur every year, and those hailstorms cause about $1 billion in damages each year. What is the best way to prepare before roof hail damage? Here are some tips that will save you money and help you feel confident before the arrival of hail season.
Metal roofs are moving beyond commercial roofing and becoming more popular for residential roofing. Residential roofing customers are installing metal roofing on their homes because of the advantages of metal roofing systems lasting longer than traditional asphalt shingles.
When a roofing company is HAAG certified, you can be confident that the highest quality expert is evaluating your commercial roof and residential roof for roof hail damage. What is HAAG certification? It is a protocol to assess roof hail…
It’s winter in Colorado, and with the melting snow on your roof, you may notice ceiling leaks from your residential roof or commercial roof. Roof hail damage from last year’s storm may be the cause. Can you do a roof replacement in winter?
If your residential roof, commercial roof or flat roof has storm or hail damage, a roof inspection is required to assess the roof damage. Usually a roof inspector will be onsite to assess the roof damage. However, the latest drone technology is used to assist roof inspectors with evaluating roof damage and hail damage.
If you own a commercial building with a flat roof, GacoFlex is an excellent alternative to a full roof replacement. Peak to Peak Roofing will assess your commercial flat roof and determine if your roof can be coated with the GacoFlex Silicone. You will save as much as 50% off the cost of a roof replacement.
Colorado Mills Shopping Mall experienced significant roof hail damage from a severe hail storm that occurred on May 8, 2017. The hail caused openings in the commercial roof that were big enough to allow rainwater to flood the interior of the mall. The mall is currently closed for roof repair and restoration. Some stores are open, and the goal is that the entire mall be open on Black Friday in time for the holiday shopping season.