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Identifying Storm Damage to Roof

With the recent severe storm weather Michigan has been facing, you may be experiencing roof leaks, missing shingles, or downed trees damaging your roof. Other than the obvious signs of roof damage, how do you identify roof damage caused by a severe storm?

Any type of storm damage to your roof can lead to problems down the line, although they may not seem significant at this point in time, soon it will become important that you repair or replace your roof in Michigan.

Common Roof Damage From Storms

Some severe weather will leave obvious signs that damage has been done to your roof, where other damage will be harder to detect, but may also cause problems. Here are some of the most common roof damages caused by severe weather.

  • Missing shingles
  • Leaks in roof or ceiling
  • Granules collecting in your gutters
  • Dented or bent up gutters

If you notices any of the above damage, it is recommended that you fix your roof as soon as possible to avoid structural damage or leaks within your home.

Storm Damage to Roof- Less Noticable

Although some damages may be very obvious, there are other types of damage that may cause severe problems, but are harder to notice. The number one cause for damage that often goes unnoticed is hail. Hail damage can cause:

  • Dark spots or bruising
  • Removing of granules
  • Small holes
  • Cracking

Although the problems may be small and very hard to see, repairing them soon is important. Small damages can allow mold to form, early deterioration, or can spread quickly into larger problems.

Contact us today if you need help assessing your roof’s storm damage and schedule your repair.