After a storm, you should always check your home for any signs of damage. Even if your home appears fine, it’s best to thoroughly check and see if you need roof repair or any replacement work. The best way to inspect your home efficiently is to be aware of hidden signs of storm damage.
On Your Windows
Given that most people look through windows rather than at them, it’s not surprising if you fail to notice some minor cracks or damage to the glass, frame, or other window components when inspecting your windows. However, be cautious of these seemingly inconsequential damages. They have the potential to grow in size over time and cause serious damage to your windows.
On Your Roof
There can be higher pressure in corners and around the perimeter of your roof when there are strong winds, creating various stress points that could weaken your roof and cause its failure. The effect of strong winds is usually visible through the lifting of the shingles. This usually starts small, so it often goes unnoticed until the damage has progressed to the point where rain can seep into the shingles. However, detecting this type of damage at an early stage can be difficult. When these wicked rainstorms occur, gutter storm damage may occur, for which gutter installation would be the most suitable remedy.
On Your Siding
As a result of flying debris and high winds, your siding can suffer hidden storm damage. These elements can frequently cause cracks, splits, or holes in the siding. In other cases, the damage can be more severe, with siding panels lifting or completely separating from the home. Cracks and holes are usually obvious. However, they can be so small that they are difficult to see at times. A siding specialist or a home remodeling contractor would almost certainly be better equipped to detect this type of damage.
Hiring a reliable roofing contractor near you can help you ensure that your home is thoroughly inspected after a storm. Call Patriot Roofing LLC. at (405) 217-0473 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment. We serve homeowners in Moore, OK.