How To Spot Hail Damage

Hail storms occur every year in East Texas. There have been 62 reports of hail damage since 2004 in the Tyler Texas area, including 11 reports in 2017 alone. Hail can cause serious damage to your property, including your vehicles, home siding, and the roof.

It’s important to know the most common signs of hail damage to your roof so that you can protect your home and property.

Here are three of the most obvious signs to look for after a hail storm to see if your roof has severe hail damage.

1. Dents
Look at your gutters, leaf guards, and downspouts for dents. These dents could be large or small, depending on the size and force of the hail falling.

2. Scratches
Look for scratches in your painted or metal materials, including your metal roof, vents, and flashing. These marks may vary in size.

3. Shingle Damage
Look at your home's shingles. If the damage is severe, it could result in torn shingles. Subtler signs of shingle damage include soft spots or missing granules. We offer free roof inspections if you need one. Just call our office.

NOTE: It’s important to remember that hail damage to a roof is not always obvious. Sometimes the damage is almost undetectable but if you ignore small signs of hail damage to your roof, it could get worse over time.

Your best move is to call a roofing company and schedule a free roof inspection right after a hail storm or any other severe weather event. An experienced roofer will be able to discover signs of hail damage that most people don’t notice.

If you’re looking for a qualified roofing company in East Texas, Cable’s Roofing is here to help.

Give us a call today. We look forward to serving you.

51 point roof hail damage checklist

51-Point Checklist to Spot Roof Hail Damage

Roof hail damage can be hard to spot.

Especially if you’ve never looked for it before.

But if your roof has been damaged by hail, your home may be vulnerable to roof leaks or more rapid deterioration of shingles or roofing materials.

This checklist is a laymen’s guide to roof hail damage…

…to equip you with some tricks of the trade to inspect your property and get an idea of whether or not you may have hail damage on your roof.

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