Hail season hits hard every year from March to as late as June. Whenever there is a bad storm, the ice will fall and usually, ends up smashing into someone’s home. While you can’t always predict when hail will hit your home, you can take steps to prepare for it.
At Crest Exteriors, we’ve worked with many homeowners on their storm damage restorations over the years. Our BBB A+ rated team knows the challenges of fixing roof damage and bring your property back to its former glory. To help you avoid major repairs and unwanted hassle when it comes to fixing hail damage, we’ve put together a few tips to get you ready for hail season.
Complete Exterior Maintenance
Keep your property storm ready by taking care of exterior maintenance that’s needed, such as trimming overhanging tree branches and inspecting your roofing. It’s also a good idea to check the status of your gutter system and install a gutter filter to keep it from getting clogged up.
Double-Check Your Insurance Coverage
You want to make sure your home is protected against hail damage before it occurs. Read your homeowners insurance policy to find out if you’ll be able to file an insurance claim and get hail restoration if needed. You can also contact your insurance company to ask an agent about increasing coverage if you find it lacking.
Invest in a Backup Generator
You may want to invest in a backup power source or emergency generator in case stormy weather knocks out your power. There are many options for homeowners of all budgets, from a portable power pack to an exterior gas generator.
Check the Weather Regularly
It’s easy to get out of the habit of checking the weather, especially if you don’t like to watch the news. But knowing what the forecast is a day or two ahead of time can help you take immediate action to protect your home and vehicles in case of hail.
Cover Your Vehicles & Lawn Care Equipment
If you are expecting a hailstorm, take steps as soon as possible to protect your personal belongings and vehicles. Move the cars into the garage or under a carport. Bring any lawn equipment under the porch roof or place into the garage. Don’t forget to bring in the kid’s toys!
Learn More About Hail Damage Repairs from Crest Exteriors
After a hailstorm, have a professional check your home for damage. Crest Exteriors has trained and certified roof repair experts across several states. We can help you with a free roof inspection and damage report.
Our remodeling company can also assist you with:
- Siding Replacement
- Gutter Replacement
- Roof Replacement
- Multifamily Property Repairs
- Commercial Repairs
- Storm Damage Repairs
If you need help filing a claim for insurance restoration, our team can also guide you through the process. Give us a call or fill out our online form to get started with a free consultation and cost estimate for a roofing project now.
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