Hail Damage

Complete Guide

Northwest Colorado Hail Damage

 Hail damage can be the easiest form of roofing damage to spot. Generally, damage can be seen as indentations and/or fractures on the shingle’s or metal’s surface. Due to the hailstones’ variety in size, shape, and hardness, they can create a random pattern of dents or depressions. 

Hail impact may cause latent damage that can, over time, result in premature aging of the shingles, metal roofs, or other materials. Without obvious visual damage, there is no real way to be sure how much, if any, damage the roofing material has encountered. Latent damage caused by hail or severe weather may not be apparent until months or years later and may cause your roof to age prematurely.

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We provide a free PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL home and roof inspection of all the projects around your home. Personal and professional inspections help to ensure accurate measurements for all of our proposals and all work to be completed on time and on budget.


What Does Hail Damage Look Like?

Hail damage looks like a dark spot, or bruise, where the roofing granules have been knocked away (look in gutters for accumulation of granules). Hail damage can also create actual holes, cracks, or missing shingles. On metal roofs, you may be able to see actual dents or depressions in the metal or flashing around the roof.

Where Does Hail Damage Occur?

Roofs are the most commonly damaged part of a home or business in hailstorms, and the damage that hail storms leave can happen at any part of your roof. The fastest way to know if you have hail damage is to call Berlet Roofing and get a free assessment of your roof. We start by looking for indentations on metal flashings, siding, chimney caps, or even skylight flashings. After some time, clusters of granules may come off (at the point of impact) in a random pattern and expose the asphalt.

What About Insurance?

Homeowners insurance typically covers damage to the inside and outside of your home, but remember, most claims need to be filed within 24 months!

Unsure of how to tackle an insurance claim? Got insurance adjustment fatigue?  Don’t worry! Berlet Roofing will handle your claim for FREE – and complete all of the work at the insurance companies quoted priceGUARANTEED!

How Does Berlet Roofing Handle Insurance Claims?

  • Free claims management and assistance for, ice, wind, and hail damaged roofs
  • Guaranteed roof replacement for the insurance company negotiated price
  • Complimentary roof analysis prior to you filing a claim 

Having an insurance claim be handled should be stress-free. Installing a new roof is stressful enough! Berlet Roofing will make sure your claim is handled expertly and your roof is installed or repaired to perfection. Berlet Roofing is hands down the best team to not only replace your roof but work with your insurance company directly too! We work throughout North West Colorado.  Give us a call TODAY to get a complimentary roof analysis!


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Whether you want to fix your roof, replace your roof, have your roof checked for leaks or damage, or just have a few doubts, our roofing experts are ready to help you. We specialize in Roofing for homes and businesses. If your building has a roof, we are here to help!

Our main office is located in Steamboat Springs at:

2475 Lincoln Ave.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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