If you’ve lived in Florida for any length of time, no doubt you’ve experienced one of the area’s frequent storms– indeed, some parts of Florida see more than 80 days of thunder and lightning per year! While these storms vary in intensity, even a short-lived storm can cause damage to your roof. At Integrity Homes & Construction Inc., we want you to feel confident in your emergency preparedness, so we have put together a list of steps to take in the event that your home does sustain roof storm damage.
The most immediate concern in cases of roof storm damage is your family’s safety. If your roof becomes damaged enough that you feel unsafe, leave the property as soon as conditions allow. Depending on the state of your home, you may need to find other living arrangements for an extended period.
Once the storm has subsided, inspect your roof and both photograph and document any damage that you find to submit with your insurance claim. Not all damage will be as simple to identify as impact damage from fallen debris, and even seemingly minor issue like a few shingles being stripped away can grow into serious and costly problems if not corrected immediately. To ensure the most comprehensive evaluation of your roof’s storm damage, call us at Integrity Homes & Construction Inc. to arrange a professional inspection. From our inspection, we can then work with you to create a plan to repair your home to your satisfaction.