Archive for June 2011

How does hail damage my shingles?

A big hail storm hit south west of Dayton, OH on May 25, 2011. Centerville, Bellbrook and Kettering suffered considerable damage from the storm. Many homeowners have asked what hail does to damage their shingles. Let’s start with how a shingle is made. A shingle starts with a fiberglass mat. The mat is impregnated on…

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Do my shingles have hail damage?

Since the big hail storm in Bellbrook and Kettering, many homeowners have asked how they can tell if their shingles have hail damage.  Here is a helpful guideline for a do-it-yourself inspection.

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Hail Damage!! What should I do?

Recent storms have damaged many roofs in the area. When this happens we get a lot of questions from homeowners about the severity of a hail storm and what it can do to their home. Large hail damages shingles, which cause leaks into the attic, ceilings and walls. You may not be able to see…

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The Do’s and Don’t of choosing the right contractor.

When large hailstorms occur in your neighborhood it is usually soon to be flooded with roofing contractors from all over the U.S. They all want to inspect your roof right now and for you to sign on the dotted line. Be smart! Your roof is your number one defense for protecting your home from the…

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