Should I be worried about hailstones on my roof?

Should I be worried about hailstones on my roof?

While the quarter-inch-sized hailstones might not be of much concern, again, exercise caution and common sense. If you have any thought at all that there might be damage to your roof, call in an inspector right away. When you begin to see hailstones that are larger than the ½-inch described above, you should call in an inspector immediately.

What size hail can damage a roof?

What size hail causes roof damage? On average, it takes a 1″ or above diameter hail stone to cause damage to common asphalt shingles. When referring to hail sizes, here are a few common objects to compare: Pea = 1/4-inch in diameter

What should I do if my roof is damaged by hail?

Much like the previous size, in the event of hail this size, the first thing you want to do is to get your insurance agent on the phone and discuss your options. They might even work with you to send out a roofer to do an inspection, determining what the overall damage is before moving forward.