After the Storm: Finding Roof Repair

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Spring in Colorado can bring some gnarly storms. From high winds to wet, heavy snow to hail, the Rocky Mountains can experience it all. Most of the time, the storms don’t last for long, but in the short amount of time they are around, they can wreak a lot of havoc.

One of the structures that get damaged the most in these storms is your roof. Since you need this part of your home or business to ensure that the structure is protected from the elements, you want to make sure it’s taken care of properly after a storm. Below are some ways to get roof repair after a spring storm.

Avoid Storm Chasers

When it comes to big storms, in addition to bringing adverse weather, they will also blow in people and companies who are looking to make a quick buck. They can come from anywhere in the country, and they often travel around looking for unsuspecting victims to take advantage of.

Having major damage happen to your home after a storm can be stressful, and getting it fixed right away can be a top priority. Having it done right by a top roofing company is imperative. Thus, if someone knocks on your door and offers to get your home repaired quickly for a low price, do some research and ensure that they are reputable and do good work before letting them work on your roof.

roof repair image showing roofing toolsAssess the Damage

After the storm, when it’s safe to go outside, take a moment to assess the damage that has occurred. If you see shingles or other parts of the roof laying around in your yard or you look up and see things that are missing, you’re going to need professional help.

If you can’t see anything from the ground but still think there’s damage, you may want to call in a professional to do an inspection.

Contact Your Insurance

Depending on your policy, your roof damage may be covered by insurance. Get in touch with your agent to find out for sure. This can be incredibly beneficial in reducing the out-of-pocket cost you’ll have to pay for repairs.

If a major storm has blown through and you’re worried about roof damage, contact Horn Brothers Roofing to get an inspection and any needed repairs.

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