Hail is unpredictable and can vary in severity. There is no way to tell the extent of the storm until after it has passed because homeowners are usually ducking for safe cover instead of assessing damage to property. Hail is ice pellets and they come is different sizes. Hail is accompanied by severe thunderstorms, therefore, the degree of the thunderstorm will tell you how damaging the hail will be. The following are a few reasons why hail damage to your roof is more damaging than you think.
In a severe thunderstorm, the wind is usually a very high rate of speed, as a result large pieces of ice pellets or hail are tossed around by the wind against your property. The wind gusts aid the hail in damaging property even more. Since hail is solid, this damage can be extensive.
Meteorologists have measured the size of hail and record sizes have been recorded. People typically report seeing hail and compare them golf balls in size. The average size is generally about the size of coins or larger. Nonetheless, traveling about the speed of 30 mph, this can cause damage to homes, cars, and other personal property.
The damage to a roof from hail may not be noticeable to a homeowner immediately. You may not inspect or think about your roof being damaged because there is not leak or immediate impact. However, the long term results are expensive and damaging. The dents that are caused by the solid hail will undergo further deterioration from the sun and rain and other precipitation over time and cause more extensive damage than previously known.
If any of these go untreated and water gets under the shingles, you will have to deal with this problem traveling into the interior structure of your home. If you have mold that intrudes into your home from the constant exposure to water, this can travel to the HVAC system of your home. Once in the HVAC system is compromised, then it can penetrate the home via your vents. This is the ultimate problem that needs to be avoid, that is not anticipated when you think of hail damage. Biltmore Roof has been helping homeowners repair roofs damaged by hail in the Lawrenceville and Dacula, Georgia area for many years. If you have any damage to your roof, truck Biltmore Roof with your needs.