Wind damage can come in many forms – hurricanes, tornados, thunderstorms, or simply from gusty conditions – and often without warning. Strong wind gusts can cause severe damage to homes and businesses in an instant, leaving you with potentially costly repairs and months of cleanup. We place a premium on getting your home secured, your insurance paperwork submitted and your home repaired quickly and with as little hassle to you as possible.
Assessing hail damage is often accomplished by a roof inspection, which usually occurs several days to several months after the hail event. Some signs that you need an inspection include.
- Neighbors have repairs done
- Denting on a roof vent cap
- Deformation to condensing unit fins on an air conditioning system
This damage does impair operation of the unit, in that air flow through the coils is reduced, causing higher refrigerant temperature, lost performance and lost reliability.
- Shows shredded and pock-marked paint. The base wood may be undamaged but repainting may still be required.impacts have caused severe splits, the shingle life has been adversely affected.
- shows impact damage to siding.
- severe wood splitting, significant granule loss, penetration of the shingle and fracture may
- require shingle replacement.
Choosing a restoration company can be a challenge, especially after a storm. There are thousands of roofing companies out there, all promising something different. And then there is dealing with your insurance company, which might even deny any damage at all. Element Exteriors is here to make the process simple. We, after all, are in the business of making customers happy. Here is our process:
An Element Exteriors specialist inspects your home. We will do a comprehensive inspection and take detailed notes and pictures of all damages to your home. Some of the things we look for are obvious, like roof and siding damage. Other things, like your air conditioner fins and window bead strips, are less noticeable and often overlooked. To ensure that our inspection is comprehensive, we even look for damage to exterior lighting, pool decks, BBQ grills, lawn furniture, landscaping, flower beds and trees. All of the items on and around your home should be restored to pre storm condition – this is a process we specialize in.We meet with your insurance adjuster, and ensure your insurance company is giving you everything you deserve. Our claims specialists are proficient in all current local building codes so that nothing gets overlooked.
Upon gaining approval from your insurance:
Once your job is approved a check and “Loss Sheet” will be issued to you. This is your estimate, and even if it’s substantially under retail (as most insurance companies are), we will work with your adjuster to get the estimate where it needs to be. We will also help you through getting endorsement from your mortgage company (if applicable) and pull all state and local permits that may be required.
We commence work on your home: Our highly experienced crews begin the restoration work. We make sure that the project is completed in a timely manner. This means most roofing work is completed in one day, siding on to two days, and gutter in less than a day! What sets us apart? Our job is to make this a stress free process for you! We are with you every step of the way, from the property inspection, insurance approval, to job completion, and craftsmanship warranty. We specialize in ensuring that you receive all you are covered for, and that the job exceeds industry standard. And if you are not satisfied, we aren’t either. That’s why we guarantee that you’ll be happy with the process before, during, and after our work is complete.