Your roof plays a big role in both your home’s protection from the elements, but even the sturdiest roof may sustain storm damage requiring emergency roof repair services. In today’s post, A-TEX Roofing and Remodeling discusses what you need to know about emergency roof repair.
What Exactly Is Emergency Roof Repair?
Any event that would require unexpected roofing repair qualifies as an emergency. The most common is water intrusion, usually caused by damage to the main roof structure. This can be due to the strength of storm-driven winds or repeated battery on the roof itself from debris or hail.
Immediate storm damage roof repair is necessary when your roof gets battered by strong, inclement weather. In cases like this, it is often necessary to install a temporary protective cover to limit further interior and structural damage before the permanent roof repair can be safely completed.
Emergency Repairs in the Middle of a Storm
In most cases, it is impossible to conduct a roof repair during an actual storm. Working during a storm is incredibly dangerous, and there’s often nothing you or the roofer can do about the problem until the storm passes. That said, as soon as conditions improve we will be ready to help.
Should I Contact My Insurance or the Roofer?
We recommend you call your roofer first. We’ll conduct an in-depth inspection of your roofing system and thoroughly document the storm damage. We have extensive experience with the roof insurance claim process, so we can represent your interests to your insurance company and make sure you get just compensation.
Give us a call at (210) 269-7035 for more information on our services. We offer emergency roof repair services in San Antonio, TX, and the surrounding areas.