A Guide to Major Weather-related Roofing Problems

Roofing problems come in all forms and happen for a wide variety of reasons. Today, your storm damage repair experts from Moss Roofing talk about the type of problems that are brought on by harsh weather elements.

Severe Granule Loss

A problem unique to asphalt shingle roofing, granule loss refers to the loss of granules embedded in the surface of the shingles. If left unchecked, severe granule loss can greatly weaken individual shingles, making the entire roofing system more vulnerable to wear and tear.

Missing Shingles

Although our roofing shingles have a high wind resistance rating, there’s still a chance that a strong gust of wind can knock out a few shingles off the roof. Missing shingles compromise the roofing system’s surface layer, so calling a roofing and gutter company like Moss Roofing to replace missing shingles is essential to prevent further damage.

Hail Damage

Hail damage shows up in the form of recesses or dents in the roof’s surface. Although most of the hail will not leave a mark upon impact, large ones can easily cause weakened or old shingles to crack or shutter. Individual shingles that got hit by larger hailstones might have to be replaced immediately.

Getting Damaged Assessed by a Worker

Regardless of how the weather damaged your home, it’s still better to have the damage assessed by a professional roofing contractor like us. Aside from being better at stopping to check some details when looking for early signs of roofing damage problem, an assessment made by an expert contractor will also increase the chance of your insurance roof claims getting approved.

To learn more about weather-related problems and give us a call for further inquiries. Moss Roofing is the most trusted roofing company in and around Indianapolis, IN and Greenwood, IN. You can contact us at (317) 207-4778 or fill out this contact form to request an estimate.

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