The days are longer, the sun is brighter, the storms are scarier. It is officially hail season in Colorado and that means pulling cars into the garage, securing your outdoor furniture, and crossing your fingers that your home doesn’t get hit with golf ball size hail this year like it did last year or the year before. If you’ve lived in central Colorado for any period of time, you know that hail is no joke for homeowners in Parker and the surrounding suburbs. While we’d have to say that a little hail damage is a small price to pay for a Rocky Mountain view and 300+ days of sunshine every year, we also understand what you’re feeling when you discover that you have hail damage in Parker. If you find yourself thinking, “what in the world do I do now?” we’ve got the answers you’re looking for.
As a homeowner, how much time have you spent up on your roof? For most homeowners in the Denver area, the answer is slim to none. So when storm season rolls in, it can be challenging to be in a position to protect your most valuable asset: your home. Now, as roofing contractors in Denver, we’ve spent hundreds of thousands of hours on roofs of all types, identifying points of weakness and damage that could put your family and your property at risk. This extensive experience give us expertise we want to share with you regarding when it might be time to hire a roofing contractor.
In May of 2017, Denver experienced one of the worst hailstorms we’ve ever seen. The entire Denver metro area was pounded with golf ball- or baseball-sized pieces of ice that damaged property so bad it closed schools and totaled cars. It was one of the costliest hailstorms to be recorded in Colorado, totaling an estimated $1.4 billion in damages.
Storm or hail damage is a beast of a problem to encounter, especially in the spring and summer seasons when one storm is followed by another. The Denver area knows this better than most, with the tumultuous nature of the weather here. If you find your property has been hit by a storm, you are not only rushing to find a qualified, reliable contractor to inspect and repair the damage but you also get pulled into the complex process of filing a storm or hail damage insurance claim in Denver. To help you navigate the damage repair process, we've put together this guide to storm damage and insurance claims.
When the forecast calls for storms, one thing is for certain – your property could be at risk. Understanding how severe weather can impact your property is the first step in preventing related damage. When the damage cannot be prevented, finding a reliable contractor to help you determine whether or not you need repairs can be a challenge. At Ethos, we strive to help our clients make an educated choice when deciding on a contractor, which is why we've put together a comprehensive guide to hail damage and roof repairs.
Spring showers are officially upon us. Although in our fair city, we see a lot more hail storms and high winds than we do the traditional rain showers that come with the season. With hail storms and high winds comes property damage. Ethos General Contractors is intimately familiar with the havoc storm damage can wreak on even the most well-prepared property. This is why we've put together an exclusive guide for storm damage repair in Denver with tips on what to expect, how to prepare, and what to do when a crisis arises.
Getting Familiar With Storm Damage
Storm damage falls into a couple of key categories, each of which requiring different steps for repair.
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.