There are different elements that can cause degradation and damage into your property. This includes the age of your materials, pests, molds and the most impactful of all, weather elements. Cyclones, tornado, extreme heat and cold temperature and hailstorms are the most common reasons for your home’s damage.
Detroit Lakes, MN’s home of excellence as an exterior remodeling contractor, Timberland Exteriors give you the recommended steps a property owner must take after a hailstorm. It is the main concern of households in Detroit Lakes and surrounding cities as hailstorm frequently visits the area.
After a hailstorm, you must first consider your safety. Watch out for broken glass or sharp objects that might harm you. Exposed electrical wires must be taken care of as well.
Before doing inspection for the further damage of your home and doing hailstorm damage restoration, wear proper shoes and gloves. If there is an electrical power outage, turn off valves and electrical appliances.
Clean up debris and make temporary repairs for the repairable ones. Common areas damaged by a hailstorm are the roofing, window sidings, window sills and air-conditioning unit.
If you think your home has been affected by the hailstorm, you must document the damage as soon as possible by taking photos and videos of the damage. List all the necessary information included such as time and date of the hailstorm, location and duration. Include clean up costs as well.
It is a great way to provide a clear description what has happened for quick resolution.
Lastly, contact your contractor that offers residential roofing service to assist you in getting insurance claims and estimate. Timberland Exteriors can also offer you free hailstorm damage estimate and get the job done right.
Call us at (218) 366-9433 for Detroit Lakes, MN to get started.