Roofing Hail Damage and Repair
The Greenville area experienced a powerful hailstorm on March 21st, 2017, with hail damage and strong winds causing destruction to households and commercial business alike. Some of the worst hit areas include: Taylors, Greer, east Greenville, and east Travelers Rest. Specifically, some of the localities most effected were:
- Sugar Creek
- Sugar Mill
- Riverwood Farms
- Barrington Park
- Hammett Farms
- St. James Place
- Cane Brake
- Shellbourne Farms
- Glen Abby
- River Oaks
- Lismore Park
- Granit Woods
- Riverside Chase
Wind damage can be quite noticeable from the ground. However, you most likely cannot tell if you have hail damage from the ground. In fact, most homeowners do not notice the damage for several years until their room starts leaking. We highly recommend you getting your roof inspected if you suspect there might be damage. It’s better and easier to correct a minor problem than it is to correct a problem that has been building up for some time. Therefore, an inspection is needed to confirm damages and what industry leaders recommend.
Fortunately, most insurance policies do cover hail. This is very important given that hail is a fact of life for homeowners. Depending on your deductible, you could end up spending as little as $500 for your new room. It is important to note, though, that policy holders, generally, only have one year to file their claim, or you’ll have to pay out of pocket for repairs. It’s better to be safe than sorry, so have a roofing come out and inspect your property. It could save you some serious cash later down the road.
Heights Roofing is happy to offer a no-obligation initial inspections. One of our experienced, highly-trained technician will come to your home and inspect your roof for free. Our technicians are responsible, respectful, and police. Heights Roofing has earned a great reputation throughout the greater Greenville, South Carolina area for our professionalism.
At Heights Roofing, we believe in honesty. That is why we never engage in any “high pressure” tactics. We offer frank, factual assessments of your roof. We don’t exaggerate and we don’t sugarcoat. After we give you the facts and our recommendation, we let you decide. This is a no-obligation initial inspection, so you are at no financial risk.
In addition to the roof being possibly damaged from a hailstorm, your home’s siding, windows, gutter systems, A/C unit, decks, and any other thing that is outside. One of our highly-trained specialists will examine your home’s entire exterior to pinpoint any damage that might have occurred.
If you have damages, one of our technicians will walk you through the process of filing a claim with your insurance adjustor. Heights Roofing has lots of experience with working with insurance companies and adjustors throughout the Upstate of South Carolina. Our strong professional relationships have earned our company the trust of the community. In addition, as an experienced company, we know what is constitutes a legitimate claim.
Once we have repaired the damage to your roof and exterior, you will submit documentation to your insurance adjustor. Make sure your claim includes all damages from the hailstorm. After the insurance company reviews your claim and pays out compensation to you, only then will Heights Roofing expect payment in full.
No matter how big the storm was and how much damage it created, Heights Roofing is ready to take on the job. We are experts and are ready and willing to help. Give us a call today to schedule your free inspection! We look forward to hearing from you.
Frequently Asked Questions about Roofing Damage from Hail
Hailstorms are a type of thunderstorm that is quite common. Hail can also be generated from a tornado. Depending on the conditions and severity of the weather, hail can manifest in different sizes and be going at different speeds. Regardless, no matter the power, hail still poses a threat to the exterior of your home. Below, you will find some of the most common questions homeowners ask regarding hail damage:
Do I need a professional to inspect my home for hail damage?
Yes! Particularly after a big hailstorm, it is highly encouraged that all homeowners contact a hail damage specialist for a comprehensive damage inspection of your home and property. Some damages are only noticeable to a trained professional. Height Roofing has highly qualified, trained specialists who will inspect the exterior of your property for no fee. It’s a no-obligation initial inspection. We will give you a detailed report and allow you to determine the next step.
When should I call for an inspection for hail damage?
You should contact us as soon as possible after the damage. For insurance purposes, it is important that you have documentation of the damage caused. Contact our office today and one of our technicians will gladly conduct a complimentary inspection.
What damages should I report to my insurance company?
It is critical that you appropriately inform your insurance company about the full degree of the damage. Take photographs and video so that you have accurate documentation of the damages. This is important so can be compensated for all covered losses through your policy. Heights Roofing has experience, so we know what constitutes legitimate claims. We will provide you with a list of damages and an explanation.
Is hail damage covered by my homeowner’s insurance policy?
Generally, yes! Most homeowner’s insurance policies will compensate you for losses if your roof is damaged by hail. Since hail is extremely common, these claims are to be expected. Hail and wind damage are what is referred to as an “Act of God.” Insurance companies really can’t punish policyholders for this type of claim. In fact, hail is so common that it, according the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, causes an average of over $1 billion worth of damage each year to property. However, last year hail damage was extremely prevalent, with approximately $2 billion worth of damage.
Height Roofing is a growing business with a strong reputation throughout the Upstate of South Carolina. Our committed team of professionals is ready and willing to tackle any roofing problem regardless of size. If you have experience hail damage to the exterior of your home, contact Height Roofing now for your no-obligation initial consultation. We look forward to working with you!