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How Do Hurricanes Affect Your Roof?

Updated: Mar 29

Hurricane season in the United States occurs from June 1st to November 30th of every year. Even though a hurricane can strike Texas at any time during this period, they're most likely to strike in August or September. Hurricanes can cause significant damage to your home and property. The roof is one of the most affected by severe weather.

How do hurricanes affect your roof? What can be done to reduce roof storm damage? Keep reading to learn more.

Known for its extreme weather events, 2017 has been a difficult year for homeowners, particularly in Texas, where three major hurricanes left extensive damage to homes and properties. Floodwaters did a lot of the damage, but many homeowners have to make roof repairs as well. Severe hurricanes, tornadoes, rain, and hail storms, such as those we've seen in recent years, can cause roof damage, causing stress for homeowners and service providers, such as insurance carriers and roofing contractors, and leaving panicked homeowners with no idea what to do.