What to do After a Roofing Emergency
- November 21, 2017
- Posted by: Tecta America
- Category: Tecta News
Roofing emergencies result from weather, neglect or other causes.
- Roof blow off due to tornadoes, hurricanes, heavy rains, hail, explosions, or implosions
- Roof collapse from snow or ponding water that doesn’t drain because of clogging
- Out of date equipment or structures that is blown over and causes roof leaks.
It’s important to know what to do when disaster strikes.
Connect with roofing professionals BEFORE an emergency happens
Having a roofing contractor on call when an unexpected situation occurs, will ensure you don’t “just anybody” with subpar work skills – you hire the right people, Tecta America. Be sure to ask about how quick the response time is, what the access to materials is for an emergency repair, and are if they are certified to work on any roofing system.
How much damage?
You need to know how urgent the roofing work is needed to help determine when and how the repairs should be performed. Did you have to move people? Is the area unsafe?
Contact your roofing contractor immediately
Your roofing contractor is going to need photos and information in order to respond properly to order to determine:
- If the repair is practical or a replacement is necessary
- What kind and how much materials will be needed
- Do you need another power source
- What is the timeline on getting the work completed
- How many people or crews will be needed to fix the problem
Look out for people who prey on disaster victims, they use these times as an opportunity to make quick money.
Remember to never put yourself or your roof in danger. Paying an expert roofing contractor to get the job done right will save you money in the long run.
Contact Tecta America today to see how we can solve your roofing problems. www.tectaamerica.com