Claiming the insurance for your roof that’s been damaged by things beyond your control (like a storm) can either be very easy or very hard depending on your contractor. There are lots of factors that will influence your insurance company’s decision.
It’s vital to get your roofing checked regularly. That’s because failing to do so might result in the requirement of repairs later on that might be more expensive than you’d expect. Regular inspections and preventive maintenance can make it easier to keep an eye on potential issues early.
One of the most difficult issues to identify are material defects. These are issues with your roof that your local roofers may have missed during installation. These defects are commonly checked by an inspector and, in some cases, by somebody with more expertise (such as a structural engineer).
Strong winds are a leading cause of roofing issues. Wind damage inspection starts at the ground-level. To do this, roofers need to look for wind-caused collateral damage, including damage to the home’s elevation. It’s basically everything visible when you stand back and inspect the side of the home. Collateral damage also includes furniture in the […]
You need a roof that can protect you from the worst the winter season can bring. This is why roofing experts like us at Empire Contractors LLC always recommend preparing your roof early for the winter. Here are some tips to get you started.