How to Limit Hail Damage on Your Roof


One hailstorm will not necessarily require you to get a full roof replacement. In fact, newer modern roofing systems are designed to withstand almost anything the weather can throw at it, hailstones included. Problems start to arise, however, when these weather conditions happen two, three, or more times, after which, your roof could show signs of visible damage.

Hail damage can be particularly tricky. Signs of hail damage remain largely unnoticeable during its early stages. They could start as small dents or dings on the shingles and, over time, graduate into cracked, bent, or blown-off shingles. Let our roofing experts at Bone Dry Roofing show you what to look out for when hailstorm season comes as well as offer you ways to avoid or minimize their damage.

The First Few Steps

As soon as the storm has passed and it is safe to go outside, contact your local roofing contractor for a thorough inspection of your roof. It’s near impossible to detect hail damage without professional help and calling for a roofer to check your roof can help you identify potential problems before they become serious. An annual regular roofing maintenance and inspection is necessary as well, but a post-storm visit can be just as helpful in preventing hail-related issues on your roof.

Consider Natural Barriers

High winds drive hailstorm damage even more and these two often go hand-in-hand with each other. Barriers like nearby trees or buildings can shield your roof from wind and hail damage. The drawback for this solution is that trees can deposit leaves and other debris on your roof, clogging your gutters and causing other problems.

Other Signs of Shingle Damage

Hail-damaged roofs will often lose the asphalt granules that line the shingle surface. When this happens, you will need the help of roof repair professionals to replace the affected shingles. Check the area around your home, including your gutters and downspouts, for loose granules as this could be a sign of hail damage. At Bone Dry Roofing, we are your leading provider of roof repair, replacement, and maintenance services. Call 260-267-6189 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.




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