Yes & absolutely! If you have been impacted by a hailstorm, this can be stressful time and you may not know what to do. If you have experienced a hailstorm in the past and suspect previous hail damage to your roof, take immediate preventative measures to protect your home and property from further damage. Don’t just call any roofing company, call your GSM Roofing expert for a professional help!
We’re here to guide you in what to do. Record the date and time of the hail storm, you’re insurance company will need this information and then take the following steps:
#1 – After ensuring the property is safe, exam your entire property & photograph any of the following areas:
#2 – If you have a leaking roof, it’s priority to seek immediate damage restoration, call your reputable GSM Roofing professional for a FREE Inspection! On average, you can expect this inspection to take anywhere from 45 min to several hours. Having an inspection prior to making a claim with your insurance company will make the insurance process much smoother.
#3 – Once you have your inspection, contact your insurance company, have your records readily available and submit a claim. An adjuster will very likely be sent to your home to assess the damage. Your contractor may request to meet with the adjuster, which is not uncommon.
Generally speaking, if you have had hail damage to your roof in the past year and are experiencing leaks or observing visible damage, most insurance policies require that you file your claim within one year of when you determine that your home has hail damage. Ask your insurance agent for a specific timeframes for your situation.
Don’t wait to get an Inspection!