Storm season is here and the worst storms bring winds over 100 mph, heavy rain or hail, flooding, and severe property damage. Most recently, Hurricane Matthew devastated the southeastern United States, particularly coastal areas of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Obviously, you can’t control the weather, but you can do what you can to minimize storm damage around your home. Here are 3 ways to lower risk so you and your belongings stay safe.
A roof inspection is the best way to check the integrity of your roof and correct problems. If your home needs a new roof, discuss the possibility of superior shingles. They do cost a bit more, but they also reduce risk to your home and belongings.
Choose a reputable, licensed contractor from your area. They know the weather challenges and can help you make a decision. The Roof Clinic offers a free roof analysis and operates in the Greater Atlanta area. They’re also helping homeowners in South Carolina to recover from Hurricane Matthew damage.