Atlanta homeowners need to be aware of the signs of roof hail damage, because such damage runs the risk of greatly reducing their roof's lifespan.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 5, 2009
Atlanta residents need to remain proactive about inspecting their roofs for potential roof hail damage according to KTM Roofing of Atlanta. The last few years have yielded above average hail storms, some with baseball-sized hail, which has resulted in extensive damage to residential roofs across metro Atlanta.
KTM Roofing is renowned among roofing contractors in Atlanta. The company has been roofing metro Atlanta homes for over 25 years. In that time KTM has seen a lot of hail storms, but the number of hail storms and the size of the hail in the last few years has not been historically seen during the company's history.
Tim McLoughlin, President of KTM Roofing explains, "Atlanta homeowners need to be aware of the signs of roof hail damage, because such damage runs the risk of greatly reducing their roof's lifespan." McLoughlin added, "On ktmroofing.com we have included some tips about identifying hail damage to your roof. If after inspecting your roof you believe there is damage, contact a professional roofing contractor, such as KTM Roofing for a free review. KTM has experience with repairing roofs impacted by hail damage and all work completed by KTM comes with both a manufacturer's warranty and a labor warranty."
How to Recognize Hail Damage:
There are several indicators a homeowner can use to decide if hail damage is present on the roof. For example, signs of roof hail damage on asphalt roofs include:
- Asphalt shingle small dents or bruising
- Spots hit by hail usually feel softer to the touch
- Asphalt is exposed from loss of granulation on shingles
- Granules are present at the base of downspouts
- Denting present of metal air vents (roof typically will have a similar pattern)
- Denting of gutters and siding of the home
For more information visit KTM's roof hail damage page.
Beware of Storm Chasers:
In addition to hail damage residents, of Atlanta need be cautious about Atlanta roofing scams due to storm chasers. KTM has provided tips on identifying potential storm chasers on ktmroofing.com. Storm chasers thrive on hail damage and will often go door to door in a neighborhood. The companies may seem well intentioned, but the risks of low quality of workmanship, in addition to the potential for the company to take your money and not finish the job, are notorious with these companies. As a general tip, reliable roofing contractors should never require payment before they begin work, or sign an agreement with no price on it.
For more information, or for free roof estimates visit ktmroofing.com
About KTM Roofing
KTM Roofing has been raising roofing standards since 1984™. This Atlanta roofing company is dedicated to excellence in professional roofing. Specializing in roof replacements, KTM can work with a variety of roof materials including natural slate, synthetic slate, clay tile, concrete tile, cedar, pine, cypress, modified bitumen and asphalt. You can receive a roof proposal from KTM Roofing by visiting ktmroofing.com, or by calling 678-565-7663.