Protecting Your Roof from Hail Damage

by | May 14, 2019 | Roofing

Fort Worth roofing company repairs hail damage

Over the lifetime of a roof, it will face countless meteorological phenomena. Its main role is to protect the building from the weather, but bad weather, including hail can affect the roof of your home.

Among the most vulnerable roofs to hailstorms are those made of ceramic tiles. We recommend that you pay attention to these situations, even if you do not live in an area where hail falls frequently; global warming brings extreme phenomena even where we do not expect them, so it is good to be prepared, in order to prevent the inconveniences that may arise later. Now more than ever, in the midst of obvious climate changes, we need sturdy roofs above our heads. Not medium-class roofs, but some able to keep up with the challenges of intense weather phenomena.

The most common hail damage includes hitting and scraping/ denting the roof surface, creating vulnerable areas that, over time, will contribute to shortening the life span of the roof.

The best way to protect your roof and your house in general is to have an experienced Fort Worth roofing company install a roof made of hail-resistant materials, and maintain it regularly. The most resistant materials are metal shingles, traditional slate tiles, heavy and dense, as well as stone coated shingles, specifically designed to improve the resistance to impact and other threats of standard shingles.