Hailstorms can wreak havoc on homes, causing damage to exteriors like paint, siding, and trim. If left unchecked, this damage can lead to more significant issues such as moisture penetration and structural deterioration. In this blog post, we’ll explore common questions about hail damage and how to address it to protect your home.


In what ways does hail damage a home/exterior paint?


Hail damage can manifest in various ways on a home’s exterior paint. It may chip the paint on trim, facia, or the body of the home. Corners are particularly vulnerable, as they are often the first point of impact for hailstones.


What are the potential risks of not fixing hail damage?


Neglecting hail damage can lead to moisture seepage, which compromises the integrity of building materials like siding and trim. Over time, this can result in more extensive damage and costly repairs.


Can you repair decks and fences damaged by hail?


Yes, decks and fences damaged by hail can be repaired. This may involve replacing boards or other damaged components, depending on the extent of the damage.


Is hail damage covered by homeowners insurance?


In most cases, hail damage is covered by homeowners insurance policies. It’s essential to reach out to your insurance company promptly to initiate the claims process.


How long do I have to submit an insurance claim if my home is damaged by hail?


Typically, insurance policies have a one-year window from the date of the hailstorm to file a claim. It’s crucial to act quickly to ensure your claim is processed in a timely manner.


If hail has chipped the paint on my home, will it need to be fully repainted?


Not necessarily. The extent of repainting required depends on the severity of the damage and the recommendations of your insurance company. In some cases, only certain areas may need repainting.


What is your process for finding and fixing hail damage?


Our process begins with a thorough inspection of your home to identify areas affected by hail damage. We then provide a detailed proposal for repairs and assist you in submitting a claim to your insurance company.


Hail damage can pose significant risks to your home’s exterior if not addressed promptly. By understanding the potential risks and taking proactive steps to address hail damage, you can protect your home and ensure its longevity. If your home has been affected by a recent hailstorm, don’t hesitate to reach out to professionals for assistance in assessing and repairing the damage.


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