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Severe Storm Damage July 6, 2016 in Gwinnett County

Posted in Claims Guide, Roofing Articles, Wind Damage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 6, 2016 by HAPS

On July 6, 2016 a large squall line brought severe storms through Gwinnett County taking down trees in many areas including Berkeley Lake, Buford, Grayson, Lilburn, Lawrenceville, Snellville, Sugar Hill, and Suwanee.

In addition, many roofs were damaged from high winds across the county.

Home Asset Protection Services, LLC (HAPS) is a local roofing company who has many years of experience dealing with roofing claims and the insurance claims process.  While homeowners are familiar with the big hail storms in 2009 and 2011, many are not familiar with wind damage claims.

First and foremost, if you have tree damage on your home, call 404-933-6610 to have emergency tarps on your roof to stop further damage.

Next, If you are interested in potentially having your roof covered by your homeowners insurance, now is a good time to look into the possibility.

FYI, here is what is about to happen.  Storm chasing roofing companies will come into town, hire a bunch of door to door salesmen familiar with the process, and start visiting your home to help you file a claim.

Herein lies the problem. Many of these companies are out of state.  If you get your roof replaced by out of state companies…who are you going to call if you have a problem?

We have been in the Gwinnett area for several years, and over the past few years approximately 80% of our work has been roof leak repairs…often due to shoddy construction.

In many cases we advise homeowners with newer roofs to call on the contractor who warranties the work. Guess what? Company is out of business, and homeowner is stuck holding the bag.

We’re not saying all roofing companies are like this.  There are many reputable roofing companies in the Metro Atlanta area; and the lack of storms over the past few years have weeded out some of the bad apples.

With that being said, we highly recommend you using a LOCAL company to assist you with your roofing claim who is honest, experienced in roofing and repairs, and experienced in the roofing claims process.

If you would like to have your roof inspected from storm damage, call HAPS at 404-933-6610. We will ask a few questions and determine if your home is in an area susceptible to roof damage.

Don’t delay. While only an opinion, the longer you wait…the less chance you have of getting your roof approved.

Call HAPS today at 404-933-6610.