Hail Damage Repair In Greater Boston & MetroWest
We Provide Expert Roofing Repair For Storm Damage
Imagine Tiger Woods driving a thousand golf balls at your roof and you’ll have a good idea of how a severe hail storm can harm roof shingles and other roof elements (skylights, gutters, vent hoods, etc.).
Following a severe storm, your first roofing concern is whether or not the storm caused any leakage that might damage your home’s interior. Even if your roof does survive a hail storm without leaking, there may still be significant hail damage. That’s why it’s important to call in an experienced roofing expert like O’LYN Roofing to check your roof for hail damage.
We will thoroughly inspect your entire roof and look for any signs of roof hail damage. Our expert roofers have the experience to be able to suggest the appropriate roofing services, whether it’s roof repair or roofing replacement. After a storm, we’re the experts to call!
Hail Damages Different Roofing Materials In Different Ways
Experience in roof inspections following hail storms has educated roofing contractors about how hail damage affects the various different types of roofing materials.
Roof hail damage can also vary greatly from one part of a house roof to another. This variation is due primarily to the wind that drives the hail. A glancing blow will do less damage than hail that impacts the roof at close to 90 degrees.
- Hail Damage To Asphalt Shingles: Shingles can have broken or cracked tabs, but the most common hail damage takes the form of crushed or dented areas where granules are forced into the shingle material or displaced entirely. Since granules protect the shingle from UV degradation, hail dents can result in shortened shingle life.
- Hail Damage To Wood Shingles: Wood shingles can crack from hail impacts. Cracking will be along the grain, and can cause parts of shingles to break loose.
- Hail Damage To Slate Roofs: Hail impact can crack slates, although cracks tend to be more random than with wood shingles. Some slates may break loose from their fasteners and slide off the roof.
Add Roof Vents To Ensure A Long-Lasting Roof Over Your Head
If your roof is not well-ventilated, ask a roofing contractor about improving roof ventilation with ridge, soffit or gable-end vents. All of these roof vents can be installed in an existing roof, or when your roofing is being replaced.
The specialists at O’LYN Roofing can help you choose the right type of roof vents for your home to help you gain a properly-balanced attic ventilation system.
We Respond Quickly To Repair Hail Damage And Prevent Roof Leaks
The high winds that often accompany hail storms can cause blow-off damage that should be repaired right away. Hail-damaged roof shingles may not cause a problem for months or years, but it’s wise to call O’LYN Roofing as soon as possible to see if the damage merits roof repair or roofing replacement. We provide free inspections and estimates for hail damage repair in Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Framingham, Waltham, Arlington and surrounding areas throughout Greater Boston & MetroWest. Give us a call or get an online quote today!
No matter what Mother Nature throws your way, O’LYN Roofing’s roofing services can provide peace of mind and help protect your home against the elements.
Get A Free* Estimate to repair or install roof vents and improve your attic ventilation. Our professional roofing services are available throughout Greater Boston & MetroWest, including Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Framingham, Waltham, Arlington and nearby. Call us at 1-855-280-6691 or get an online estimate for all of your roofing needs.
What Our Clients Are Saying
O’LYN Roofing was professional and excellent in the work that they did on my gutters. Gregg was knowledgeable and well spoken in his sales presentation to me. He made the experience comfortable and easy to process.
O’LYN went beyond my expectations in fixing my roof problems. The copper valleys look great and I am very satisfied with the results. Gregg worked with us through the whole process and always was there to help when needed.