Storm Damage to your roof is common in the Lexington Area
If storms have moved through your neighborhood it is quite possible that you could have damage to your roof. Often times you will have roofers going door to door asking to look at your roof or even just advising you to file a claim. BE CAREFUL! Storm damage can be difficult to detect and often more difficult to determine the extent that warrants replacement. Sands Roofing and Construction will have your roof inspected by a licensed adjuster Before we recommend to file a claim, We will always meet your adjuster to review our findings. Finding a roofer you can count on to give you an honest assessment of the condition of your roof is critical in maintaining a good relationship with your insurance carrier and keeping your premiums low.
Hail is the most devastating storm damage. Hail can fall in stones the size of soft balls in extreme circumstances but is most commonly dime to quarter size. Hail the size of a dime can cause minimal damage to older roofs but will most likely not damage new architectural shingles while quarter size hail can cause significant damage to shingles and soft metal to include vinyl siding and mailboxes.
Wind damage is likely the most common type of storm damage. Wind damage can be impossible to to see from the ground and it can also be very sporadic. Just because your neighbor has wind damage does not mean you will have the same damage and visa versa. Wind can damage a roof if it exceeds 35 mph for a period of more than 15 consecutive seconds. Wind damage can often be repaired but if severe can require replacement. An inspection by Sands Roofing and Construction will give you the information you need to make an informed decision about filing a claim.