Regular roof maintenance ensures that your home can withstand heavy rain, strong winds and severe hailstorms. However, some types of storm damage are simply not obvious to the untrained eye.
In this post, we talk about some common signs that’ll indicate hidden storm, hail or wind damage.
Slight Lifting of Shingles
After an extreme weather event, roof shingles may slightly lift due to wind pressure under the roof’s sides and corners. This slight lifting is often unnoticeable, but long-term exposure to weather elements will eventually cause this damage to grow bigger, potentially leading to roof leaks.
Dents on Your Siding
Hailstones can be destructive to your roof and siding, so your trusted contractor will likely advise you to check for dents on your home’s exterior. The severity of hail damage usually depends on the size of the hailstones and the speed at which they impacted your property. Oftentimes, dents, cracks or holes caused by hailstones are so small that you won’t be able to recognize them at a glance.
Cracks on Your Window
Windows can have hairline cracks after a storm. Typically, if your siding suffered dents or any moderate damage from a recent storm, it’s likely that your windows have been affected, too. Make sure to take a closer look at your windows to ensure they’re still in good shape.
Discoloration on the Ceiling
Discolorations on your ceiling could actually be water stains caused by roof leaks. If you see a brown-orange splotch on your ceiling, this could mean your shingles and underlayment have been compromised. Call up a roofer immediately so that roof repair can be done.
Superior Roofing is a reputable contractor that delivers quality roof repair and replacement services. To request a consultation, call (706) 322-9032 (Columbus), (334) 298-5253 (Phenix City) or (334) 821-8411 (Auburn). You may also fill out our contact form to reach our team. We serve customers in Auburn, AL, and Columbus, GA.