Tag | Roof Repair
After a hail storm in Littleton, Colorado, NuBilt was called to do the roof repairs. Check out the before and after photos and the customer feedback! Great job Lance!
Project Photos (Before and After)
The city of Parker, Colorado, received a hail storm affecting many homes. NuBilt responded to the following roof hail damage incident. The roof was repaired and our client was quite satisfied (testimonial below).
Once a major storm hits, it’s too late to protect your home and property. But there are things you can do now to limit future wind damage. Some are fairly simple and inexpensive; others will require a contractor. You’ll need to consider the characteristics of your home, your financial resources and the building codes in your community.
This homeowner’s checklist will help you learn what you can do. For more information about the costs and benefits of each approach, talk to a professional builder, architect or contractor. You should also ask your building department about building permit requirements
- Is the roof sheathing properly installed?
During a windstorm, wind forces are carried from the roof down to the exterior walls, down to the foundation. Homes can be damaged when wind forces are not properly transferred to the ground. Roof sheathing (the boards or plywood nailed to the roof rafters or trusses) can fail during a major storm if not properly installed. Examine the sheathing from the attic. If many of the nails have missed the rafters, you may need to re-nail the sheathing. If you’re putting on a new roof, make sure the sheathing complies with current recommended practices. Continue reading “Avoiding Wind Damage: A Checklist for Homeowners” »
“Mr. & Mrs. Watson Requested a full roof and gutter replacement after their neighborhood was hit by a hail storm. We were able to offer them an upgrade to an impact resistant shingle and a pre-finished 5″ gutter.” – Jeremy Hall – Project Manager.
A major hail storm can damage the roof’s integrity which can lead to water intrusion. When there is roof damage, be mindful of the exterior features such as gutters and siding for additional damage. If you experience a hail storm and would like professional roof hail damage assessment, contact NuBilt–available 24 hours a day!
Roof repair is something that people dread, but realize sooner or later they will need to have theirs repaired. So, if you’re going to have it done, you need to think of ways that you can save on the costs. It can be a major investment, and therefore, should only be handled by experienced professionals. Actually, roof repair is one of the most expensive home maintenance projects that you can get involved with. Once you locate a leak or damaged section of your roof, it should be fixed at once, to prevent further roof and structural damages. Continue reading “5 Surefire Ways of Finding Roof Leaks” »