When hail impacts an area in Minnesota, distributions tend to be localized with some houses experiencing extensive damages and others having no damage at all. Wind direction plays an important role as well as the pitch of the roof.
As you can see in the images below, the hail stone impacts on this house were very different due to the pitch of the roof and wind direction during the hail storm. An experienced Minnesota hail damage inspector will take these components into consideration when analyzing the potential damaged to your property’s roof.
Minnesota Hail Damage By Roof Pitch – Minnesota Hail Damage By Wind Direction
Determination of whether hail actually fell at a site can be made through statements and weather reports. To determine if there has been enough hail damage to a roof to justify repairing your hail damaged roof, an inspection of thin, aluminum fixtures helps verify hail impact.
In addition, by examining the roof shingles for impact marks similar to the pictures below, we are able to gain a better understanding of wind direction and hail size. A hail damaged roof is easily identifiable to a trained eye. Many property owners are unaware of damage to their property until a certified hail damage roofing inspector has examined their property.
This type of damage may take up to 10 years off of the life of your roof. A hail damaged roof typically includes severe granule loss, material removal at the edges of the shingles and bruising or penetration of the shingles.
By thoroughly analyzing the exterior of your property we are able to obtain valuable information regarding the hail storm that affected your area.
The picture below illustrates typical damage to a roofing shingle. These impacts impair the durability and lifetime of the roof. The reduction of shingle granules leads to quicker weatherization and a faster decaying process leaving your roof vulnerable to sun, rain and wind.
Certified hail damage inspections and insurance claim restoration services provided by Stinson Services, Inc. You'll receive a free property inspection and advice on repairs and replacements for damaged areas. We work along side you and your insurance company to ensure your home is taken care of in the best manner.