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4 Things To Consider When Making Your Roof Emergency Action Plan

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No matter what time of year it is, it’s normal to want your home to be safe, warm, and cozy. Seasonal storms are intense and cause a lot of wear to any outdoor section of your home (but especially your roof). Whether it’s heavy rain, wind, or hail damage, it’s essential to have a roofing emergency action plan in place! 

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Why Some Roofs Are Blown Off During A Wind Storm

Why Some Roofs Are Blown Off During A Wind Storm

Severe weather events like wind storms can cause serious roof damage. In some cases, the wind is strong enough to cause the roof to separate from the rest of the home entirely. If you’re concerned about the integrity of your roof or are considering roof replacement, it’s advised to contact a roofing professional for guidance. Take a few moments to learn more about what makes a roof vulnerable to wind and how the issue can be addressed. Continue reading “Why Some Roofs Are Blown Off During A Wind Storm”

Is Storm Damage To Your Roof Considered An Act Of God?

Is Storm Damage To Your Roof Considered An Act Of God?

“Acts of God” refer to sudden, unexpected events which cannot be humanly controlled or protected against. With homeowner’s insurance, you are protected against certain acts of God, such as hail, wind, snow, and other adverse weather events. Damage caused by one of these could result in a full roof replacement, for example. However, some acts of God, such as flooding and earthquakes, require a special endorsement. Continue reading “Is Storm Damage To Your Roof Considered An Act Of God?”

4 Steps To Take After Storm Damage To Your Roof

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After storm damage to your roof, taking the right steps can make a huge difference in what occurs afterward. Storm damage can impact everything in your home, including furniture, floors, walls, and other valuables. Regardless of the extent of damage, it is crucial to restore things to normal as quickly as possible to prevent further water damage. Here are the steps to take after storm damage. Continue reading “4 Steps To Take After Storm Damage To Your Roof”

When Does Insurance Cover Storm Damage To My Roof?

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Most homeowner’s insurance policies provide coverage for roof damage occasioned by unpreventable incidents such as vandalism or fire. Emergency “acts of God” such as hail, wind, tornadoes, and hurricanes are also usually covered. It is essential to know the specifics of your homeowners’ insurance policy by reading through the fine prints or contacting your insurance agent. Continue reading “When Does Insurance Cover Storm Damage To My Roof?”

Can You Repair Leaks In Your Siding?

Can You Repair Leaks In Your Siding?

Water leaks into your home’s siding can occur for a variety of reasons. In some cases, improperly sealed flashing will allow water to enter the house through vents, doors, and windows. Clogged gutters can also cause water to spill over onto the flashing, causing buckling and warping over time. If you believe there’s a leak in your home’s siding, it’s probably best to contact professionals for help. Siding contractors will evaluate the full scope of the problem and develop comprehensive solutions to repair the leak. Continue reading “Can You Repair Leaks In Your Siding?”

10 Things That Will Alter Your Window Replacement Cost

7 Things That Will Alter Your Window Replacement Cost

There are a variety of factors which go into determining the price of window replacement for your home. Replacing windows can be a big investment, so it makes sense to try to get an accurate cost estimate before committing to anything. If you’re wondering how much it costs to replace windows in your house, take some time to review 10 key aspects of window installation and how they may affect the final bill.

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