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Temporary Roof Damage Mitigation in Four Steps

7/8/2019 (Permalink)

Set up tarps to cover holes in your roof

Temporary Roof Damage Mitigation

Roof damage mitigation is the work involved in reducing damage to the property during disasters. In some cases, the work you do to prevent wind damage to your Kimball Junction, UT, home before a storm hits leads to an insurance discount. Sometimes an inspection is required before you can qualify. However, if your roof has already been damaged, residential storm damage restoration professionals may complete temporary mitigation in a few steps.

Assessing and Documenting the Damage

The first step technicians take is inspecting the extent of the damage. You may also want to take photographs of the wind damage to the roof. The records from the technicians and your camera should be shared with the insurance company as evidence for y our claim. If possible, provide some pictures of the condition of your home before the storm.

Removing Storm Debris

If there are tree branches or other storm debris on top of your home, storm restoration technicians clean up the mess. They may also trim up any trees or bushes that pose further risk.

Setting Up Tarps To Cover Holes

Technicians work quickly to cover roof damage, such as holes, with tarps, plywood, and hardware. They'll lay out the tarp to provide a wide barrier that keeps moistures out of cracks and holes. The plywood is often used to secure the tarp, so further wind damage can be avoided.

Preparing a Restoration Plan

Once further storm damage is prevented, technicians create a plan for repairing the damage to your roof. In addition to carrying out the necessary permanent repairs, the home remediation experts may help you prepare a plan for preventing future wind damage.

Prepare Today

Many Kimball Junction, UT, homeowners are concerned when heavy storms hit their neighborhoods. You don't have to worry when you have taken steps to prevent roof damage. Don't wait until a storm hits to get professional advice on preparing your roof. Find the information you need and ease your concerns today.

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