What to Expect From a Roof Inspection

Getting a professional roof inspection should be something you do every year. It’s important to make sure there’s no hidden damage on the most important part of your home. Here’s what you should expect from an expert roof inspection:   Attic Inspection   Your trusted, licensed contractor should check for proper insulation, ventilation, and assess…

how roof claims affect homeowners insurance

How Roof Claims Affect Homeowners Insurance

So, you think you have roof damage. What’re the next steps? Should you call your insurance company to file a claim right away? Or should you call your preferred contractor for an inspection first?how roof claims affect homeowners insurance how roof claims affect homeowners insurance     Always get a free roof inspection first! A…

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Pros and Cons to Different Roof Types

When picking out your roof for the first time or replacing it, it’s important to look at the pros and cons to different roof types. Let’s look at 7 of the most common types of roofs’ advantages and disadvantages.   Basic Considerations   Before we look at different roof types, it’s important to consider geographic…

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How To Spot Bad Contractors

  1. They Offer To Pay Your Deductible As of September 1st, 2019, Texas passed a new law (House Bill 2102) that requires policyholders to pay their insurance deductible. In the past, contractors have offered “free roofs” by waiving their customer’s deductible, thus duping them into committing insurance fraud. This new law not only affects…

4 things to look for after a hail storm

4 Things to Look For After A Hail Storm

  Sometimes, you  can see if your home has hail damage without going on top of your roof. Insurance adjusters and contractors regularly look for these things when assessing your home for hail damage.   Here’s how:   1. Gutters & Downspouts   Your gutters and downspouts are made of thin aluminum metal and will dent…

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Does Your Roof Have Hidden Damage?

  The vast majority of homeowners don’t know when to replace their roof. Every few years or after a storm, you may go outside and check out the roof from the ground. No holes = perfect, right? Wrong.   Most roof damage is very difficult to see, but can be equally as detrimental as a…

importance of regular roof inspections

Importance of Regular Roof Inspections

  Why are regular roof inspections so important?   In short, the majority of roof damage is difficult to see if you’re not a trained professional, and if left untreated, it could cause catastrophic damage to your home.   That little bruise can cause serious damage?!   Yes it can! In this example, the hail has…

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Roof Storm Restoration Guide

  Whether you’ve never had to file a claim before or you have, here’s a quick guide to storm restoration to walk you through the process.     What To Do First Immediately after a storm, take a lot of pictures around your property. Many times, it’s helpful to have this as documented proof in case there’s…

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How Much Should A Roof Replacement Cost?

  Most homeowners are unaware that a roofing insurance claim process is drastically different from a traditional construction project.   So, how much should a roof replacement cost? Many homeowners think roof replacements are similar to getting your kitchen remodeled. You shop around for quotes, throw out the most and least expensive, and consider those…