Hail Damage

Hail Damage Rockford IL

Are you suspecting that your roofing suffered a Hail Damage? No need to hesitate. Call us, Hail Damage Rockford IL now! Without a sense of urgency, your property may continuously lose its value worse, you’ll have to spend a big chunk from your wallet! 

Hail, storm, high winds and other natural disasters and calamities may potentially harm and ultimately deteriorate the condition of the most exposed part of our homes, our roofings. Aside from natural disasters and calamities, various factors also influence a roof’s life expectancy and performance such as its initial design to its ongoing maintenance. It is then consistently prudent to have an expert do an intensive examination to survey the degree of the harm. 

Many times, natural disasters like Hail often damages the shingles of your roofings. Your roofing shingles have Ceramic granules that are embedded into asphalt shingles that serves as a protective external layer of the roofing’s shingles. These ceramic granules that are commonly exposed to granule loss which shortens and lessens the lifespan of the installed shingles in your roofings. However, hail damage or excessive disasters like strong storm winds accelerates the granules loss in the shingles. When hail strikes your roof, it creates soft spots on the shingles and loosens the granules. This indicates that the protective coating of your shingles is wearing away and exposing the layer to weather elements. During sunny days, the sun’s ultraviolet light will weaken the exposed spots and make them brittle. During winter, the shingle expands and contracts and can curl and crack after being weakened by hail. The exposed areas are then very susceptible to leaks and wind damage (which lifts shingles and can even tear through the roofs nails). Once a shingle is torn, it is no longer watertight and destroys the integrity of your roof. When this situation happens, it is necessary to urgently contact  us, Hail Damage Rockford IL.

Curious as to how to detect potential hail roofing damage? Check for these signs:

Asphalt and Composition Shingles Hail Damage

  • Random damage with no discernable pattern.
  • Hail hits that are black in color.
  • Loss of granules, which may expose the roof felt.
  • Asphalt and/or mat that appears shiny.
  • Hail hits that are soft to the touch, like the bruise on an apple.

Wood Shingles Hail Damage

  • Random damage with no discernable pattern.
  • A split in the shingle that is brown/orange in color.
  • A split in the shingle that has sharp corners and edges.
  • A split in the shingle that has little to no deterioration at the edges.
  • Impact marks or dents along the splits.

Unsure whether a potential hail damage has happened in your roof? In Roofing Rockford, our roofing experts got your back! Similar to what we will be doing in our Roof Inspection Rockford IL, our experienced professionals will check your roofing, siding, gutters, windows, screens, and soft metals for signs of any roof damage. Our staff will likewise inquire on the age and ask you details regarding the quality and the materials used in your roofing. After various inquiries our staff will provide you with their assessment and advise you on what necessary actions need to be taken. 

It is also important to get the attention of your roof insurance provider as hail damage to your shingles voids nearly all manufacturers’ warranties. It is important to detect hail damage quickly to ensure your insurance company can provide proper coverage for any repairs needed.

Roofing Rockford IL still stresses that on top of our professional repair services, we also offer and perform personalized preventative maintenance for you, our partners in order to ensure that necessary roof maintenance is being conducted to avoid any future problems. When replacement is the only solution, we offer such service in Roof Replacement Rockford IL as well! 

If you have inquiries concerning your roofings, do not hesitate to contact us at Roofing Rockford IL! If you are interested in a roofing inspection to ensure everything is all together, don’t hesitate to call Roof Inspection Rockford IL. We are the most trusted and go-to roofers in the entire Rockford IL.

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