We’ve been through a few hail storms over the years. I rather regretted not contacting the insurance company to have a look at the roof after seeing many of our neighbors getting new roofs on each occassion.
We knew our roof was getting to a point where it would need to be replaced and were dreading having to pay for this out of pocket.
Before Hurricane Ike we did have an inspector come out and have a look and he said it would only be a matter of a few years before replacment would neccessary.
After Hurricane Ike plowed through we noticed a lot of loose shingles in the yard and called our insurance company to have a look and they declared the roof a total loss and are paying to have it replaced (less our deductable).
I’m home now listening to the pounding of hammers as the old roof is ripped away and the frame is being prepped for new decking and shingles.
Dooley is terrified and probably learning some new sound effects and some conversational Spanish.