Garcia Roofing Blog
Hurricane season is here... Is your roof ready?
Hurricane season down here in South Louisiana is a pretty big deal when it comes to preparing your home for strong winds, hail, excessive rain, and falling trees and limbs. There are several things a homeowner has to be ready for when it comes time preparing your home for hurricanes. One essential preparation you need to make is inspecting your roof before a major storm. Hiring Garcia Roofing to inspect your roof ensures that your roof is in tiptop shape come hurricane season. Here at Garcia Roofing, we have the knowledge to find faults you may not know existed, which could weaken your roof's structure. Checking for loose shingles, leaks, and cracked caulk could save you money in water damage repairs after a storm.
Another way to prepare your home for hurricane season is to clean out your gutters and drainage systems. Hurricanes often bring an excessive amount of leaves, limbs, and other debris, which could clog your gutters and drainage. Making sure your gutters are free from debris allows the water to flow through effectively during a strong storm. Garcia Roofing can inspect and clean your gutters, ensuring you won't have any water buildup near your home during the storm.
Lastly, it is important to review your insurance policies on your home. In the event a hurricane causes extreme damage, you will want to make sure your policy covers the cost of construction. Ensuring your homeowner's insurance includes the price for a new roof or roofing repairs could save you money in the future. It also gives you peace of mind, knowing that your insurance providers have you covered if you need help after a major hurricane.