Do I Need a Roof Inspection
/ Damage Assessment?



If you have lived in Texas for any length of time, your home has more than likely been affected by severe storms which include hail, high winds or even worse. In most cases, identifying damage is very difficult for the average homeowner. It takes a trained and experienced eye to identify damage and to know if it is enough or requires a call to be made to your insurance company.

This is where we may be able to help.

Here are some photos of damage "Signs" that you as a homeowner may see – this should let you know that there may be damage that needs to be looked at – Especially on your roof!!


Roof damage due to winds
Roof damage due to winds
Roof Wind Damage



Roof damage due to winds
Roof damage due to hail
Roof Wind and Hail Damage



Airconditioner damaged by hail
Airconditioner damaged by hail
Airconditioner Hail Damage



Shingle damage from hail
Shingle damage from hail
Different Types of Hail Damage on Roof Shingles



Skylight damage from hail
Skylight damage from hail
Skylight Hail Damage



Roof vent damaged by hail
Gutter damaged by hail
Roof Vent Hail Damage



Gutter Damage from Hail



minor fence damage from hail
major fence damage from hail
Major Splatter Damage from Hail



Minor Splatter Damage from Hail



Minor siding damage from hail
Major siding damage from hail
Minor Siding Damage from Hail



Major Siding Damage from Hail



Window screen damage from hail
Vent damaged by hail
Screen Damage from Hail


Power Vent Damage from Hail


KEY DANGER SIGNALS

Ceiling Spots Caused by leaks in roof
Check attic or crawlspace for leaks in deck
Check chimney and vents for cracks in flashing
Check rafters for leaks that travel away from original source
Check roof for damaged shingles
Damage Flashing Caused by improper installation
Caused by drying and cracking
Can usually be repaired without replacing roof
Missing Shingles Caused by improper fastening
Caused by exposure to high winds
Can usually be replaced individually
Buckling and Curling Spots Caused by improperly applied felt (buckling)
Caused by movement in deck (buckling)
Caused by under saturation of felt in organic-based shingles (curling)
Blistering Caused by moisture in shingles
Caused by excessive use of asphalt plastic cement
Algae Growth Caused by growth of airborne algae deposited on roof
Unsightly appearance does not affect the service life of the material
Common problem in warm, humid climates
Algae resistant shingles available regionally
Missing Granules On newly applied shingles, a certain number of loose granules are normal
On aging shingles, missing granules indicate a need for replacement
Rotting Caused by absorption of moisture by mat at the core of the shingle
Common problem with organic-based shingles