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What to do after hail storm in East Stroudsburg PA Area

When people think of summer storms, here in the East Stroudsburg area, they tend to think about heavy rainfall and thunder. While that is true, our area does periodically experience heavy thunderstorms, the type of severe storm that we will be talking about today is more closely associated with roof storm damages — and of course that type of storm is a hail storm. 

Hail is similar to a rain storms and blizzards in the sense that it is a form of precipitation. The key difference, however, is that when hail is formed, the precipitation is quickly frozen before it falls to the ground. 

Hail commonly occurs when the updraft of a thunderstorm is incredibly strong, moving the water upwards until it reaches the freezing point. Once the moisture freezes, it becomes too dense for the updraft to support and begins falling to the ground — damaging cars, trees, and homes as it falls. 

As a residential roofer in the East Stroudsburg area, here at  Nice Shingles Roofing & Exteriors, we get plenty of calls during the spring, summer, and fall months about hail damages. In an effort to educate you on how to determine if your roof has been damaged by hail, we have made a list of some of the most common signs of damage. 

Check Out Home’s Surroundings

If there has been a hail storm in your area, you should be able to determine how damaging the storm was by simply checking out your surroundings. If the storm was unusually intense, you might notice larger hail stones on the ground. If you get home once the hail has melted, look for signs of trauma to trees and your roof. A good indicator of how strong a storm was is to look and see how many leaves and branches were knocked from the trees surrounding your home. 

Pro Tip: A great signifier that your roof might be damaged is if your mailbox was struck with enough force to be dented. 

Look At The Soft Metals On Your Roof

So you have determined that the storm in your area was intense. Once you have done so, it might be time to check out the roof itself. Upon inspecting your roof, it is important to first inspect the soft metal vents and caps on your roof for damages. If dented, it is more than likely that you might need a roof repair or replacement. 

Inspect Your Roofing Shingles

If you have a traditional shingled roof, it is likely that you will be able to notice damages yourself — even before you contact our team of roofing contractors. To spot damages, look for dark spots on the roof roughly the size of the hail that has fallen. Once you find one or more, rub your finder on the spot to determine if the granules have become loose. If they have, it is time to get in touch with a residential roofing company for further inspection and a repair estimate for the damages so that you can proceed with making an insurance claim. 

Contact Our Team For Roofing Quotes near East Stroudsburg

If your home has become damaged by hail, or even if you simply suspect that it has, contact our team of residential roof contractors right away. Fill out the form below to request more information or tell us a little bit more about your roofing concerns!

What Our Past Customers Have To Say About Our Residential Roofing Company

Are you looking for a residential roofing company in the Bushkill or the Monroe County area? If so, you have likely spent some time combing through third party review platforms like Yelp, the Better Business Bureau, and even Google Reviews.

While scouring the web for reviews is one of the best ways to verify the work of a residential roofer that you are thinking about hiring, it can be tasking. Because of this, we thought that we might make it easier for you by providing you with some customer reviews that prove that our residential roofing company is up to the task for your next residential roofing project — whether that be roofing repairs or roof replacement.

Continue reading to see how our company, here at Nice Shingles Roofing & Exteriors, treats our residential roofing customers.

Ashlie L. – Google Reviews (5-Star Review)

“Best job I’ve ever seen. 2 days flat the workers didn’t even take breaks or at least I didn’t notice. Extremely efficient. Low noise, no complaints at all. Angel is great to work with always very respectful and returns call quickly.”

Ashlie, thank you very much for your kind words. As a residential roofing contractor, our team of experienced roofers understands that underneath each of our projects is a home and around our project is a neighborhood. That being said, we do our best to complete each roofing repair or replacement in a respectful manner — creating as little of a disturbance as possible. Additionally, we understand that when your property is a construction site it can be stressful. In an effort to minimize your stress, we work quickly and efficiently to get your roof repair or replacement done in a timely manner.  Thanks again, Ashlie. Please let us know if there is anything else that we can do for you in the future.

Annette R. – Google Reviews (5-Star Review)

“Due to the windy winter, we lost about a ¼ of our roof. Went On-line and was fortunate enough to come across Nice Shingles Roofing,  a locally owned company. Angel was able to accommodate our schedule and provided a very competitive estimate. The crew was professional and completed the work timely and as promised. If you’re looking for a locally owned professional roofing company I highly recommend Nice Shingles Roofing.”

Hello, Annette! Thank you so much for recommending our residential roofing company to your friends, family, and neighbors. As experienced contractors in the roofing industry, we understand how large of an investment a roof replacement can be — especially when you have lost over ¼ of your roof. Because of that, we do our best to offer our customers with the best roofing rates in the Stroudsburg and Pocono’s areas. So tell your friends to give us a call!

Nice Shingles Roofing & Exteriors — A Local Roofer That You Can Trust

We hope that the above reviews provide you with some insight as to the quality of our roofing services, but if you are not already convinced, we invite you to continue reading our reviews on Google and Yelp!

If you like what you see, contact us today to schedule your free roofing replacement or repair quote. We look forward to hearing from you.