Roofing Hail Damage Repairs

Roof Damage Caused By Hail

Fix Damaged Areas

Roof hail damage repair in Kansas City, MO does not have to cause you a headache. First, you need to have a roof inspection. Most of the time you hail damage can go completely unnoticed. That is why it is so important to have a professional inspection done. Herntro Roofing Co. LLC serves Kansas City, MO, and surrounding areas with roof inspections, repairs, replacement, and installation of a new roof for residential homes. Hail damage to your roof can cause stress and more damage to your home if it is not fixed right away. The good news is, hail damage can be claimed on your homeowner’s insurance. The bad news is, this can be another headache for you if you have never made an insurance claim on your homeowner’s insurance. Give us a call at (913) 721-7676 for assistance.

Signs of Hail Damage

Signs of hail damage to your roof include dented gutters or downspouts, mailbox damage, damaged siding, damage to windowsills and casing such as small cracks or dents, cars in the neighborhood with hail damage, and doors that have dents or paint damage. Those a just a few signs of hail damage, and if you see any of those you need to have a roof inspection done fast. There several factors that can determine the amount of roof damage from hail. These include including roof type, roofing material quality, installation methods, shingle layers, roof slope, wind speeds, etc. Some basic guidelines to determine whether or not your roof has damage are as follows: if your roof contains one layer of common asphalt shingles, it usually takes a 1″ or above diameter hailstone to cause damage roof hail damage. For roofs, with multiple shingle layers, the damaged may be made by smaller hailstones. Hail sizes vary but, here are a few common objects to compare to hailstone diameters:

  • Pea  = 1/4-inch
  • Marble = 1/2-inch
  • Dime or penny = 3/4-inch
  • Nickel = 7/8-inch
  • Quarter = 1 inch
  • Golf Ball = 1½  inches
  • Tennis Ball = 2½ inches
  • Baseball = 2¾ inches
  • Teacup = 3 inches
  • Softball = 4 inches

Roof Hail Damage Repair

Even minor damage from hail can speed up the aging process of your roof. This will lead to leaks down the road. There are a few things you can expect when it comes to roof hail damage repair. First, you will need to have an inspection done. This will tell you whether you need a repair or replacement. Second, you will need to contact your homeowner’s insurance to file a claim. Remember most insurance policies have a deductible; like your auto policy may have a $500.00 or $1000.00 deductible before the insurance will cover the costs. Herntro Roofing Co. LLC does roof inspections, repairs, and we can even help you with your insurance claim.

After the inspection. we will be able to tell if you need to replace shingles or panels on your roof and how many. You may need to replace some of the edging or flashing, or even some gutters. Unfortunately, at times the entire roof may need to be replaced depending on how much of it and to what extent it has been damaged. Remember, even if the hail damage is minor, it will eventually lead to leaks and break down of the shingles. It is important to repair or replace damaged shingles or panels to protect your home further damage.

Call Us Today For Assistance

If you have hail damage to your roof call us today at (913) 721-7676! We will quickly and efficiently do an inspection and repair of your roof so that you will not have to worry about it causing even more damage. Herntro Roofing Co. LLC is ready to assist you with your roof hail damage repair in Kansas City, MO.