Protecting Your Home From Hail Damage

Monday, 26 February 2018 16:27

Last May, Denver Metro saw one of the biggest hail storms that had ever come through the Mile High City. This storm caused damage to automobiles and houses that are still being repaired after nearly twelve months. According to the Denver Post, an estimated 200,000 claims were filed totaling $1.4 billion in damages.

In just a few short weeks, hail season will again be upon us. Now that we know what to expect, we can prepare for the worst.

A roof replacement project will perhaps be your largest expense next to buying your house itself, so it’s a smart idea to prepare your finances if it's time to undertake the endeavor. Ethos General Contractors, your trusted local roofing company, discusses tips to keep in mind when planning a roof replacement project.

Consider the Roofing Materials

Planning to invest in some home improvement projects this season? Roofing and window replacement are just two of the smartest projects you can do for your home—there are a lot more out there that can ensure your home’s overall beauty, comfort and value. When considering remodeling projects, careful planning is essential to ensuring that everything will run smoothly. After all, remodeling tasks take a considerable amount of time and money, and sticking to a blueprint can minimize the hassle of carrying your project through to completion. Keep these important tips in mind to help you maximize your investment:

Roof repairs are one of the most vital home investments you’ll ever make, and while the concept is fairly simple, it can be challenging if you’re not prepared. As roofers would often advise, you generally need four things before starting a roof repair project. Ethos General Contractors shares them below. 

1. Roof Inspection Is Necessary

An in-depth roof inspection is a necessary step before you begin any roofing project, but it’s more important for roof repairs. It’s easy to miss out on a critical repair since most warning signs don’t manifest on the roof surface itself. The difficulty in finding hidden roofing problems is why it’s better to have a professional inspect your roof instead of doing it on your own.