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How Severe Weather Can Damage Your Roof

How Severe Weather Can Damage Your Roof

How Severe Weather Can Damage Your Roof

The seasons come and go. The weather keeps changing, but your rooftop is there to ensure your home stays protected.  Preventing property claims in South Florida is possible when you take care of your home and your roof.  However, a few types of weather represent a more noteworthy danger than others.  These are some of the ways that roof damage can occur during different types of storms and inclement weather.

How Hurricanes Cause Damage to Your Roof

Hurricanes are a characteristic disaster that can strike any region of the world. Typically, the eastern part of the U.S, including Florida, is more inclined to hurricanes, as well as coastal regions. This doesn't mean a hurricane can't cause harm somewhere else. Many weather elements can happen during hurricanes. Winds and heavy rain are the two significant elements that occur during a hurricane. It's likewise feasible for there to be lightning strikes and hail. Any of these elements can result in substantial damage to your rooftop. At the point when these unforgiving weather elements cooperate, as in a hurricane, the harm will, in general, be more terrible. We will, thus, address the elements of hurricanes below.

How Heavy Rain Cause Damage to Your Roof

Heavy rain can cause extreme mileage on your rooftop. Moreover, it can relax shingles. And with heavy rain comes a massive volume of dampness. This implies more water streaming down your rooftop, giving water more freedom to enter tiny openings or break. Heavy rain also makes pooling water due to spilling over drains or valleys in your rooftop. This sitting water can make your rooftop sag, which can leave it more powerless against future storms.

How Hail Cause Damages to Your Roof.

Hail doesn't occur with all hurricanes, yet its danger exists. Hail can be extremely dangerous to a rooftop. These frozen balls can arrive at a considerable measure, thus destroying a rooftop during an extreme storm. The steady flood of hits to the rooftop can severely penetrate a rooftop or harm shingles, permitting water to get into the home.

How Wind Cause Damage to Your Roof

Wind causes severe damage to your rooftop. Indeed, typhoons and cyclones are undeniably more adverse than rare solid whirlwinds. However, both can cause harm. Wind rips off shingles and can extricate your tiles or drain framework. When wind speeds are sufficiently high, there's even the chance of causing damage to your roof's structural frame.

How Lightning Cause Damages to Your Roof

Lightning striking your rooftop has a slim chance. Still, there is the likelihood that it will occur during a hurricane. A lightning strike can cause a fire eruption. However, it is uncommon. The more probable event when lightning strikes your rooftop is to create an opening through it. This opening can even go straightforwardly through the loft deck and harm your first or second floor. With a gap in your roof, the interior of your home remains at further risk to water damage.

These are just a few of the ways that weather and storms can damage your roof.  When you have a homeowners’ insurance policy, make sure that you have complete roof coverage to protect you from these issues.  Contact us to hear about how we can help with any property claims in South Florida today.

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