At least your family is safe. The storm may have done serious damage to your Indianapolis home’s roof, but after a scare, counting your blessings sometimes helps.
And counting on your local, trustworthy roofer helps, too. What exactly goes on behind the scenes of emergency storm damage roof repair?
Your friendly, helpful roofer cannot roll on your call until, well, until you call. Once you call your insurance company, your next call needs to be to your roofer, asking for emergency roof repair. Expect everyone to be calling, and everyone to be as nervous and frantic as you.
But if you put into place a few preliminary steps, your roofer is ready to act fast to protect your home:
- Have you established a relationship with your roofer by getting annual inspections and minor repairs done?
- Have you confirmed exactly what is covered in your homeowners policy?
- Do you know your deductible?
If you take care of these details before storms damage your roof, your roofer can work quickly and work hard to keep a storm-damaged roof from getting worse.
Doing What Must Be Done
Once you call your roofer, the crew needs to assemble, equipment needs to be loaded onto trucks, and repair supplies need to be gathered. No roofer will work during active bad weather, so waiting until the storm has passed does not put you at the bottom of anyone’s list.
Your roofer will send a crew to your home as soon as possible. The crew will do what must be done to safeguard your house, protect it with temporary tarps, and remove obvious debris.
Insurance adjusters and quality roofers work with each other every day. Your best role? Don’t get between them! Let them work to process an insurance claim on your Indianapolis home.
The roofer points out damage and gives an estimate to the adjuster. The adjuster determines if repair or full replacement is needed.
Usually, except for your deductible, you need not bother yourself with the behind-the-scenes details.
A good written estimate is all-inclusive:
- Scope of work
- Payment process
- Materials required
- Method of final inspection and approval
Most reputable roofers do not charge a premium for emergency services. They charge a reasonable fee for their needed services, without gouging loyal customers. Become a loyal customer of Moss Roofing today and put to rest your worries about storm damage to your roof!