Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am. Have your most pressing home improvement quandaries addressed by calling or texting 651-461-9226. Here’s the must-know information our COO, Andy Lindus shared on 6.25.22.
How Can I Determine If I Need To File A Storm Damage Insurance Claim?
Roofing companies can use various techniques to determine if hail damage roof repair is needed. One technique is climbing on the roof and performing a visual inspection. The drawback is that it can be easy for a roofer to scuff the shingle granules when walking on them on hot days. In addition, it can be dangerous to climb on roofs that are high or have a steep pitch. An alternative to walking on a roof is using a drone that can capture close-up images of the roof to determine if a storm damage roof repair is needed. Drones can also capture roofing dimensions so that roofing companies know how many shingles to order.
How Soon After Hail Or Windstorm Should I Start Interviewing Storm Damage Restoration Contractors?
If you suspect that your home has roof storm damage, it’s wise to get in touch with reliable storm damage repair companies as quickly as possible. That’s because quality roof replacement companies often book up quickly after widespread hail damage. With material prices on the rise, it’s a smart financial move for homeowners to proceed with their hail damage roof repair projects sooner than later.
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If My Home Gutter System Has Storm Damage, What Type Of Gutter Drainage System Should I Consider?
Homeowners that are evaluating gutter systems should veer towards house . That’s because clogged gutters can cause damage to a home’s landscaping and foundation. The downspouts that accompany the home gutter system should be oversize in order to filter as much water away from the home as possible. LeafGuard® Gutters win favor with homeowners because they’re guaranteed never to clog, are made from aluminum 20% thicker than ordinary gutters, and have been awarded the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal of approval.
If A Deck Installation Is Part Of My Storm Damage Repair, What Should I Know?
When it comes to deck installation, homeowners have their choice between building a wood deck and composite deck installation. While brown treated lumber can be a wise choice for the budget conscious homeowner, it is prone to drying and cracking. The longevity and lack of maintenance required for a composite deck make it a more popular choice for homeowners and deck contractors. Of the types of decks available, a name that is quickly gaining traction in the market is Millboard® decking. Millboard® is better than other types of decks in its product class because it does not get overly hot in the summer. In addition, it is not slippery in snowy and rainy conditions. Deck contractors appreciate that it does not experience the rampant expansion and contraction issues other decking products have. From an aesthetic perspective, Millboard® has a deep resemblance to wood.