Recently, powerful thunderstorms have again wrecked havoc in St Louis and nearby O' Fallon and Wentzville. Strong winds and baseball-sized hail stones have been noted to fall in St Charles and in the neighboring counties, causing a lot of trouble to the place. Car windows were broken, people were hit, and roofs were chipped. And no matter where you would go, evidence of hail damage can be seen.
Hail can be devastating to everyone. Not only will it cause a lot of damage to your properties in St Charles and Wentzville, but it can cause injuries as well. There is no telling where hail stones would land, thus, whenever you detect that hail has started to fall, it would be best to look for a shelter ASAP.
It would have been a little bit OK if it were only moderate wind strength that came with the storm, but with the reported strong winds and accompanying hail, then damages are sure to be expected.
Residents in Wentzville and St Charles experienced heavy winds, which affected power lines and rendered some parts of Wentzville and St Charles without power at all. Furthermore, hail also damaged a number of planes that were left in the open in St Charles airport.
Hail can be very troublesome
The damages received from hail vary from place to place, especially in residential areas. In some places, residents claimed to have hail stones are said to be golf ball-sized, while other residents experienced being bombarded by baseball-sized hail stones. When these hail stones hit your roof, no matter what their size are, you can be sure damages are likely to be present.
Whatever these damages are, you won’t have to burden yourself with any repair expenses, especially if you are insured. Since hail storms are considered as unpredictable natural weather occurrences, then they are covered by your insurance.
What to do about this then?
You can’t just leave your roof like that, especially after it has withstood the full blunt of any hail stone bombardment. Some residents may take matters into their own hands and personally perform inspections to their roofs after the storm has elapsed. They would likely conclude afterward that everything is fine and that their roofs are still in perfect condition. If you have done the same thing, then how sure are you that there is nothing wrong with your roof? On your own, you may not notice subtle damages to the roof, which could worsen or weaken your roofing structure if not quickly fixed.
If this is the case, then it might be a good idea to look for a more professional approach. The best solution for this would be to go to a local roofing contractor. They are better suited the handle the job, especially if the roofing contractor is the best one in town. With their help, you will no longer worry about the condition of your roof
You need all the help that you can, especially if you don’t have the technical and professional know-how on roof assessment and repair. You have to remember that you owe your family shelter and protection from any elements. And attain this, you have to ensure that your roof is capable and strong enough to withstand such elements.