This hurricane season has been historic in its intensity and damage. But it’s not just homes in the storm tracks that may need a roofer’s attention. Punishing winds and debris have been taking their toll on roofs all along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast. Home and property owners should be arranging for post-storm inspections now, so roofing contractors like you can provide any necessary repairs before the challenges of winter set in.
Here are a few tips to share with your customers as they assess any hurricane season-related damage.
Inside: Begin in the attic, if it’s accessible, during the daytime.
- The first and surest sign of a problem would be sunlight showing through the plywood decking, which may indicate serious holes in need of repair.
- If there are no obvious holes, use a flashlight to ins