When a storm strikes, having a clear action plan can help save you time and stress. Especially when it comes to your roof. At Built Right Roofs, we take storm damage seriously. From thorough inspections to speedy repairs, we make sure that your home is ready to take on whatever weather Rapid City throws its way.
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Storm damage can be sneaky. It doesn’t always look like a tree on top of your home. Missing shingles, dents, or even partially damaged shingles can all allow water to damage the inner layers of your roof. At Built Right, we know how to spot even the most subtle signs of storm damage.
Our team works closely with you, providing you with a detailed inspection report that you can submit as part of your insurance claim. We know that time is of the essence, so you can count on us to repair your roof swiftly.
When a storm rolls through your neighborhood, it can leave behind a trail of destruction, and your roof is often the first line of defense against the elements. Whether it’s a thunderstorm, hailstorm, or hurricane, your roof takes a beating, and it’s essential to be vigilant for signs of storm damage. Neglecting to address these issues promptly can lead to more significant problems down the road. In this blog post, we’ll explore some common signs of storm damage to your roof and why it’s crucial to address them promptly.
1) Missing or Damaged Shingles:
One of the most visible signs of storm damage is missing or damaged shingles. High winds and heavy rains can lift or tear shingles from your roof, leaving it vulnerable to leaks and water damage. Look for shingles that are curling, cracked, or entirely missing. If you notice any of these issues, it’s essential to replace or repair them as soon as possible to prevent further damage.
2) Water Stains on Ceilings:
Water stains on your ceilings or walls are a clear indication that your roof may be compromised. After a storm, check your interior for any signs of water infiltration. Even small stains should be taken seriously, as they can be indicative of more extensive roof damage that may not be immediately visible.
3) Leaks and Dripping Water:
If you notice water dripping from your ceiling or attic, it’s a sure sign of a roof leak. Leaks can lead to rot, mold growth, and structural damage if left unattended. Addressing leaks promptly can save you from costly repairs in the long run.
4) Granule Loss from Shingles:
Inspect your gutters and downspouts for an excessive buildup of granules. Asphalt shingles often lose granules during storms, which can weaken their protective layer. If you find a significant amount of granule loss, it’s time to have a professional inspect your roof.
5) Dented or Damaged Roof Vents:
Hailstorms can cause significant damage to your roof, including dents and cracks in roof vents and other metal components. Check for any visible signs of damage to these elements, as they play a crucial role in maintaining your roof’s integrity.
6) Sagging or Uneven Roof Lines:
A noticeable sag in your roof or an uneven roofline can be indicative of structural damage caused by the weight of heavy snow or water accumulation during a storm. This issue should be addressed immediately to prevent further damage or collapse.
7) Loose or Clogged Gutters:
Storms can cause debris to accumulate in your gutters, leading to clogs that prevent proper drainage. Additionally, high winds can loosen gutter attachments, compromising their functionality. Make sure to clean your gutters regularly and reattach any loose sections to ensure water flows away from your roof.
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We will gather all the necessary details and present you with the best repair plan for your approval. This is where you can have fun exploring materials and colors!
Our certified crews will show up early and work hard while maintaining the highest quality and cleanliness standards.
Our Quality Control tech will take a final check to ensure our standards are met and we will promptly provide you with closing information and documents.
Dealing with storm damage can be stressful. You deserve to work with a team of experienced professionals who put you at ease. At Built Right, we prioritize customer care so much that we have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Additionally, we offer financing options that allow you to repair your roof without worrying about your budget. For a team you can trust, choose Built Right!
Are you fully licensed and insured?
Yes, our team has all necessary contracting licenses, and we’re fully insured and bonded.
Are you a local roofing contractor?
We are based in Rapid City, South Dakota and service all of South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Nebraska
We value to communities we serve and donate to various local charities throughout our service area. If you would like to inquire about donations and sponsorships from us, please contact our office.
What areas do you service?
Our headquarters is located in downtown Rapid City. We serve Rapid City, Sturgis, Spearfish, Belle Fourche, Custer, Hot Springs, Deadwood, Pierre, Mitchell, Sioux Falls; Gilette, Sundance, and Laramie Wyoming; Dickinson, Bismarck North Dakota; Alliance, Scottsbluff Nebraska and all areas in between.
Is my project covered under warranty?
Yes! We honor all product warranties from each manufacturer, and we include workmanship warranties that cover our labor. If an issue ever arises because of a fault in our labor, we’ll always come out right away and make it right.