Category: Storm Damage

Handful of Hailstones
Posted on May 18, 2020 by baker-admin
If you wondering does hail lead to roof leaks and water damage, then you have come to the right place. Hail damage, both small and large, can lead to much worse damage if left unattended.  Small roof repairs can become major issues.  Size Matters When it comes to hail damage, it is true, size matters. Not all hail will damage your roof and cause leaks, but this depends on several factors, Read More...
How do you know when your roof needs to be replaced
Posted on May 2, 2020 by baker-admin
More than 75% of homes in America have asphalt roof shingles installed on them. But how do you know when your roof needs to be replaced? While asphalt shingles come in many names, styles, and colors, the majority of roofs have either a 25-year or 30-year shingle. A 25-year shingle is the standard older 3-tab shingle from the past. The 30-year shingle is architectural or laminated, meaning it has an additional layer laminated on top. Read More...
how to choose a roof color
Posted on April 24, 2020 by baker-admin
Texas homeowners spend an average of 12.8 years in their home before moving. The average Texas roof life is 12-15 years, but hailstorms are possible every 4-9 years. So it is likely you will need to replace your roof once or twice while you live there. Choosing a roof color is an important decision, one that you could have to look at for the next 12 years. Read More...
8 Ways how to pay for roof repairs with no money
Posted on April 21, 2020 by baker-admin
Replacing your roof is expensive. There is simply no way around it but, it is also the most important component of your home. If your roof leaks, it can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs and thousands of more dollars in personal property damage.  Even just a small leak will become big damage when left unrepaired. Roof repairs for small leaks range from quite manageable to very expensive. However, Read More...
11 mistakes homeowners make when filing an insurance claim
Posted on April 15, 2020 by baker-admin
Severe weather in Texas is always just a question of when and where. Every year hundreds of thousands of hail claims are filed in Texas. Actually, Texas is first in the nation for hail claims representing 28% of all hail claims over three consecutive years.  Add in tornadoes and high wind and you are playing the Russian Roulette of storm damage. Your only recourse is to be prepared and educated. In the last 17 years, Read More...
hail deductible
Posted on March 20, 2020 by baker-admin
Do I have to pay a deductible for hail damage to my roof? This is one of the most common questions we are asked and the simple answer is yes, you must pay your insurance deductible, or you could be committing insurance fraud.  In the recent past, this was overlooked by many contractors willing to bend the rules and work in the gray area just to be able to compete with all the storm chasing roofers. Because of this, Read More...
tornado behind a barn
Posted on October 24, 2019 by baker-admin
Texas is known for its fantastic BBQ, pecans, grapefruit, and sweet tea. However, unfortunately for us Texans, it is also known for severe weather that seems to drop out of that big blue Texas sky faster than a Nolan Ryan fastball. Severe thunder and lightning storms with large hail can happen in the spring, summer, and fall, but these storms can also produce tornadoes at nearly any time of year. Read More...
shingles blown off roof
Posted on August 27, 2019 by baker-admin
Today there is a huge amount of information available on the internet in the forms of articles and video. This is a wonderful thing for many people who subscribe to the DIY methods.  However, sometimes it can be too much too quick, and you might be wondering, when is it appropriate to call a roofing contractor? If You Need Roof Repair Some roof repairs are fairly easy to perform, while others are much more difficult. Read More...
Professional Roof Inspection in Dallas Texas
Posted on April 4, 2019 by baker-admin
Summer is right around the corner... Is your beach body ready? Yeah... neither are ours.  While we can't help you fit into your swimsuit we can help you at least help you get your roof summer ready.  Here are 3 tips to get your roof ready for summer. (more…) Read More...
Large Hail Damages Roof
Posted on March 14, 2019 by baker-admin
Texas storms can cause major damage to your home, but even minor damage can lead to major expenses. That’s why it is important to know what to do when your home has hail storm damage. We will discuss how you can tell if you have storm damage, how to choose a roofing contractor and more. How can I tell if I have Storm Damage? Read More...

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