If you've just had a hail storm in your area, on especially an older roof, chances are you have hail damage. Hail damage can be easy to see on some surfaces like your car or holes in your vinyl, but on the other hand can be extremely hard to see on asphalt shingles depending on the size. Hail usually hits the roof, but can also damage gutters, siding, soft metal, and garage doors. Hail looks like tiny pebbles hit the surface perfectly rounded. They can cause granules on the shingles to fall off or dents in gutters, downspouts, box vents, flashing, and soft metal. You'll want to make sure you call an experienced contractor like that will be able to differentiate between granule loss and hail damage on shingles, as they can be mistaken for each other. If you have had hail damage, your insurance may buy the roof. You want to be sure it's claimable on your insurance, and a roofing professional that deals specifically with insurance claim and hail damage repair will be able to tell you. Have the roofer out first so that you don't file a claim for nothing. There are many roofers to choose from, so the best way to find a quality roofer is to look at online reviews.
When searching for Roofers and Roofing in Indianapolis, IN you can see that M&J Exteriors (317) 760-2898 has high reviews on Home Advisor, Thumbtack, Angie's List, Facebook, A+ Better Business Bureau, and is a Preferred Contractor with Owens Corning. These are reviews from many pervious customers, so you can trust them. Be wary and aware of pop up roofing contractors that have no or low ratings. Do your research before choosing a company. It's important to choose a insurance expert roofing company to inspect your roof for hail damage.
Hail damage can be hard to see and hits the entire home, so your roofing contractor will do a thorough inspection of all sides of your home. A good roofing contractor knows what insurance companies look for during their inspections. A good roofing contractor will also be able to identify wind damage. Wind and hail are both typically covered perils in homeowners insurance policies. If there is damage, a roofing contractor that specializes in insurance claims will help you file a claim with your homeowners insurance. If there is damage, you'll want to be sure to sign the contract so that the contractor can speak on your behalf to make sure you the insurance company pays for everything they owe for. Insurance will ask for a storm date, and if the storm date isn't certain, the contractor will help you find the storm date from their database. In central Indiana including Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, Westfield, and Noblesville, there were several large storms in 2017, with the largest hail storm on April 26, 2017 (4/27/17).
In summary, a hail storm will leave round dents in the shingles and soft metal. It is always best to have a professional look at it. They can confirm the damage before you file an unnecessary claim, meet the adjuster to help get your claim approved, and make sure insurance pays everything they owe.
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