Combating Storm Damage (Part 1): Effects of Storm Damage

By Stacy Mellete

Extreme weather events such as high winds can cause significant structural and roof damage. Some of these problems are obvious while others can go unnoticed for a long time. In this first installment of our two-part blog, Affordable Roofing Systems discusses the effects of storm damage on your roof and the ways to mitigate them.

Hail

Commonly associated with tornadoes, hail can severely affect your roof system’s performance. Even pea-sized hail can fracture many types of shingles. As the expert in storm damage restoration in Largo, FL, we will look for splatter marks on your roof’s surface. We will analyze the extent of the damage and only conduct necessary repairs to get your roof in top condition again.

Strong Winds

Sometimes the biggest threat to roof is not drenching rainfall or penetrating debris, but high winds that can tear off your roof deck. If a roof was poorly installed, this element can blow off shingles and tiles and buckle metal panels.

The first step in combating storm damage is prevention. Before the next storm arrives, be sure to enlist our experts to conduct a thorough inspection of your roof. We will identify all potential areas of damage and make necessary roof repairs in Largo, FL.

Rainstorms

Unmaintained roofs can leave you dealing with leaks and moisture damage after a rainstorm. Continuous water penetration in your home can lead to a number of issues. Your doors and windows can swell, your furnishings can rot and get musty, and doing your daily household activities can be tough.

Perhaps most alarmingly, moisture can damage your electrical system and insulation, causing short circuits and wiring difficulties.

As the leading name in storm damage restoration in Largo, FL, Affordable Roofing can ensure that your roof stays watertight even under a rainstorm. We will patch all leaks, reinforce weak areas, and make sure that your roof works optimally.

The best way to prevent storm damage is to observe proper roof maintenance. With our quality craftsmanship and great attention to detail, we can keep your roof in top shape and provide your home with lasting protection. Call us today at (813) 542-8462 for responsive service. Check out the second entry of this two-part series, as we will talk about different roofing options that offer superior weather resistance.

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Your roof has an important job to do to keep your home dry, but it can also be an impressive home feature.

Stone-Coated

Our stone coated steel roofing system is available in a wide range of styles including Tile, Shake, Slate, and Shingle, and in a variety of colors. We’ll help you to choose one that will fit your home’s style and your budget.
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Shingles

As the most-used roofing type across North America, asphalt strikes a balance between price and durability, with a life expectancy of up to 20. Shingles are available for those who want affordable, genuine slate roofing.
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Tiles

Tile roofs offer unparalleled value when cost per year of use is factored in. While upfront costs are higher, customers who choose a clay or concrete tile roof will enjoy the aesthetics and quality for a lifetime.
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Metal 

Metal roofs today come in a wide array of colors and finishes. Innovations in metal roofing technology have significantly enhanced the performance of metal roofs.
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TPO Membrane

TPO can be installed to any scale with some of the world’s largest building utilizing TPO roofing systems – it comes in strips typically 8ft 10ft and 12ft wide that are heat welded on site.
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