As I was driving through Dallas this week I noticed more and more roofing companies advertising help with hail damage claims. Anyone who has been involved in property claims in Texas knows that roofing contractors are a common sight. In fact, Texas seems to have more roofing contractors involved in claims than any other state.
(Note: This guest blog is by Andrew Smith, a certified roof inspector with Roof Leak Detection Company, Inc.)
Hailstorms are one of the most unpredictable natural disasters that occur throughout the country, primarily, but not limited to, the Midwest and Central states. . . .
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(*Note: This guest blog is by Steven M. Thomas, President of Roof Leak Detection Company, Inc., a Certified Testing Laboratory located in South Florida which specializes in testing and consulting services for commercial and industrial properties).
On numerous occasions I’ve had the unfortunate burden of informing building owners that their roofing system is no longer repairable and must be replaced. This revelation, that the roof must be replaced, becomes a big surprise when the tenants of the building report that the roof is not even leaking. “How can that be?” is usually the first question that is asked. Why must it be replaced!?…
The past few years have taught building owners, property managers, and condominium managers an uneasy lesson about roofs. Most have discovered that if their roofs fail, they may still face a fight with their insurance company to recoup our losses….
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