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Have You Had Storm Damage?

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When you have had storm damage, you need to have your roof fixed right away. Otherwise, you may be facing other expensive repairs – repairs that involve water damage and secondary conditions such as the formation of mould and mildew. Once your ceiling or walls are affected by water damaged, the prices you pay for fixing a storm-damaged home can quickly escalate.

Contacting a Roofer

One thing that’s good about emergency roofing services is that they can be paid for with insurance. Therefore, it is important that you contact emergency roofers in Stoke-on-Trent who regularly handle this type of repair work. They can work with insurance companies to discuss the required repairs.

Again, you do not want to wait around when you roof has been pummelled by wind, rain, or hail. The idea is to get your roofing needs met in the shortest amount of time possible. When you are looking at your roof after a storm, use binoculars from the ground. The last thing you want to do is to fall off the roof whilst making an inspection.

Repair Needs

Common indicators that your roof needs repair include the following:

  • Missing shingles or tiles
  • Cracked or broken shingles, slate, or tiles
  • Split seams
  • Missing tiles, shingles, or slate
  • Granules in the downspouts
  • Tell-all leaks in the ceiling or roof
  • Dents on vents, flushing, or guttering

Damage can also extend to areas such a doors and windows. Whilst you are surveying your roof, you should check for cracks, holes, or broken panes around or on your window and doors. Any damage to the chimney and exterior service should be carefully surveyed as well.

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