Hail & Wind Damage Repair
After calling the insurance company, we are the next step in returning to normalcy. We have experience assisting with insurance claims throughout North Dakota. Working with Yanish Custom Exteriors means that we help make the process easier by providing complete documentation of the storm damage for the claim and make sure the work is done properly.
Hail damage is any damage resulting from hailstones and hailstorms. Hailstones can range from .25 inch (pea-sized) to 4.5 inches (softball-sized) in diameter. At .75 inches (nickel-sized) and above hail damage to crops, vehicles, and houses can occur.
- Run your hand to find dents of dimples, especially on aluminum siding
- Buckling or warping, especially in vinyl siding
- Dents in the flashing, vents & ridge caps
- Missing, cracks, dents or dimples in the shingles
- Dark spots, or “bruises”, on shingles
- Moisture or fogging between window panes
- Condensation on window sills
- Exteriors dents or holes on the window frames
Absolutely. Hail can actually “bruise” the underlayment of your roofing system, weakening the protection your roof provides for your home. A damaged roof can reduce your house’s efficiency during the winter months
It is not always easy to detect roof hail damage from the ground after the storm. Even if your roof appears to be fine, a severe hail storm can result in hidden damage.
Generally, no your roof will not leak from hail a storm. Hailstorms do cause erosion of the shingles. If left unfixed, however, the long-term effect can lead to a wet attic, ceiling leaks and mold.
Chances are, no, hail damage is not covered by your new roofing and siding warranty. We always recommend following with the manufacturer to make sure.
The short answer is yes, if you want to keep your home dry and mold-free.
Knowing whether or not to replace hail damage can be a hard decision if the damage is hard to see. Our experts can help you make that decision for your home. From damaged windows that will accumulate window condensation year-round to bruised roofing that makes moisture easier to pass through and accumulate in your attic.