Archive | Roof

1-1/4 inch Hail Stones

How to File a Roof Hail Damage Insurance Claim

This article explains how to file a roof hail damage insurance claim, insurance claim process and how to hire a roofing contractor to replace an asphalt shingle roof. Hair Storm Project Series – Table of Contents The articles in this hail damage roof replacement series are: How to File a Roof Hail Damage Insurance Claim […]

Continue Reading
New Roof Replacement after Hail Damage

How to Hire a Roofing Contractor for Hail Damage Repairs

This series is continued from How to File a Roof Hail Damage Insurance Claim. Roof Insurance Adjustment Estimate The claim examiner approved my insurance claim for hail damage to the asphalt shingle roof. The claim examiner forwarded a copy of the adjuster’s estimate to me which detailed the roof replacement costs for labor and materials. […]

Continue Reading
Hail Damage Roof Replacement: Shingle Tear Off

Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part 1 – Materials & Tear Off

This project shows the steps for replacing an asphalt shingle roof that was damaged in a hail storm. These best practices will show you what to ask for and to know if the roofing contractor is doing a quality job. In this project series, the roofing contractor work crew is followed through the full sequence […]

Continue Reading
Hail Damage Roof Repair: Chimney Siding

Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part 2 – Chimney

This project is continued from Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part 1 – Materials & Tear Off. The roof replacement details around the chimney are illustrated. The HardiePlank® siding is pulled off the chimney to install peel-n-stick ice and water shield with new step flashing and apron flashing. Chimney Leak A year or so before the […]

Continue Reading
Roof Hail Damage Replacement: Old Type B Gas Flue Vents

Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part 4 – Gas Flue Vents

This project is continued from Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part 3 – Attic Ridge and Box Vents. The Type B gas roof vents for the natural gas furnace and hot water heater are replaced with the installation of the new roof. New vent caps, storm collars and flashings are installed. Roof Gas Flue Vent Replacement […]

Continue Reading
Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Ice & Water Shield over the Plumbing Vent Pipe

Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part 5 – Plumbing Vents

This project is continued from Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part 4 – Gas Flue Vents. The shingle roof is being replaced due to hail damage. Ice and water shield is applied over the plumbing vent pipes, new vent boots are installed, then protected from the weather with Dura-Boot vent boots. Hail Damaged Roof Replacement: Part […]

Continue Reading