This hurricane season has certainly been historic in its intensity as well as its damage. Luckily the greater Washington DC area did not see as significant an impact, however, it’s not just homes in the storm tracks that may need a roofer’s attention. Strong winds and debris have been taking a significant toll on roofs all along the East Coast and Washington DC rooftops. Home and property owners should be arranging for post-storm inspections now, so roofing contractors like The Boyd Construction Co Inc, can provide any necessary repairs before the challenges of winter set in.
Here are a few tips provided by The Boyd Construction Co Inc, the premier roofing specialists in the greater Washington DC area, as you assess any hurricane season-related damage.
Inside: Begin in the attic, if it’s accessible, during the daytime:
Outside: You may be able to see most, if not all, of your roof from ground level. Walk around your house, examining the roof for these signs of damage:
Up the ladder: If you are comfortable climbing a ladder and the weather conditions allow you to do so safely, you can get a better look at your roof up close. Look for:
If you find damage: Call a local, Washington DC area, reputable roofing contractor, like The Boyd Construction Co Inc, right away. The sooner you address any hurricane-season damage, the more secure your roof will be for the winter months.
Boyd Construction Co
Family owned and operated in the greater Washington DC area since 1932.