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Q: What if the Insurance Company Denies, Delays or Low-Balls?
example of roof damageA: In my experience, most of the times the insurance company does the right thing. Sometimes, the insurance company will have an “independent” engineer or roofer come to inspect the roof. That “independent” engineer or roofer may say that the roof has no damage...the insurance company may deny the claim ... The insurance company’s “no,” is not the end of the inquiry…it is just the beginning.

Click here to find out what to do if your insurance company says "no".

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Curb Appeal Roofing and Construction has over 35 years of experience as a roofing company helping residential and commercial building owners and building managers. We are GAF Certified and a Owens Corning Certified Installer. We have developed this blog to help keep business owners and home owners current on the most recent building and roofing technologies. Since we live in Oklahoma, we'll also include some fun places to visit in Oklahoma and Oklahoma weather informational links and articles.
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Owens Corning makes Duration® Premium Cool Shingles – Solar Reflective Shingles for Beauty and Energy Efficiency

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These beautiful shingles reflect solar energy, helping to decrease the amount of heat transferred to a home’s attic. This also helps reduce the energy load on your AC system! Duration® Premium Cool Shingles are ENERGY STAR® rated and feature unique lighter colors have that matching hip and ridge shingles. They are also offered in Owen’s patented SureNail® Technology. This also reduces the environmental impact by decreasing CO2 emissions, since less energy is needed to cool your building. And, thanks to the solar-reflective granules, the life of your roof is extended!

Above and below, you can see that the shingles reflect light and are beautiful!

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VentSure® 4-Foot Strip Heat & Moisture Ridge Vents with Weather PROtector® Moisture

One of Owens Corning’s ventilation products that works well is their VentSure® 4-Foot Strip Heat & Moisture Ridge Vents work with VentSure® intake vents and/or VentSure® InFlow® intake vents to help improve air flow through the attic. These vents are flexible enough to conform to almost any type of roof slope. Their unique baffle design and Weather PROtector® moisture barrier to help provide outstanding performance.

Their unique flat baffle design improves the air flow by keeping debris from impacting the performance of the vent. Their corrugated ridge design and interlocking feature allow for both strength and flexibility. They are able to work well on almost any roof pitch, providing a strong and uniform ridgeline.

Ask us about these and other roof venting products.

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SureNail® is a shingle formulated to be resistant to

uplift and damage in up to 130 mile per hour winds!

That's right: up to 130 miles per hour!

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We at Curb Appeal Roofing Construction often use a product from Owens Corning called SureNail® Shingles.  Why do we often use SureNail Shingles? Read on: you'll be impressed.

Owens Corning™ has developed a patented SureNail® Technology that provides exceptional wind resistance. SureNail® provides wind resistance at winds up to 130-MPH.

Curb Appeal Roofing Construction is one of the few Owens Corning Certified Installers in the entire state of Oklahoma! (put picture). In order to receive this designation, Curb Appeal must install all Owens Corning products according to THEIR high specifications. This ensures you receive their warranty on products installed.

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TruDefinition® Duration STORM® Shingles with SureNail® and WeatherGuard® Technologies: Two Technological Breakthroughs in One High-Performance Shingle

TruDefinition® Duration STORM® Impact-Resistant Shingles are a great choice for homeowners concerned with the effect of severe weather on their roof. They feature patented SureNail® and WeatherGuard® Technologies that offer the following.  SureNail® Technology     For_OC.comSurenail_logo_26rgb.jpg
 

Breakthrough design features a tough, woven, engineered reinforcing fabric in the nailing area to promote easy, fast and consistent nail gun fastening.

Triple Layer Protection® from a unique “triple layer” of reinforcement that occurs when the fabric overlays the common bond of the shingle laminate layers, resulting in excellent fastener holding power.

Outstanding adhesion from our enhanced Tru-Bond® sealant, which grips tightly to the engineered fabric nailing strip on the shingle below.

Excellent adhesive power due to specially formulated wide adhesive bands that help keep shingle layers laminated together.

Exceptional wind resistance that delivers 130-MPH*/***** wind warranty performance with only four nails. Requires 33% fewer nails for maximum warranty protection**, which can mean fewer deck penetrations.

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Impact resistance from the integrated polymeric backing feature of our patented WeatherGuard® Technology, which helps achieve one of the industry’s highest ratings, UL 2218, Class 4.

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Impact resistance from the integrated polymeric backing feature of our patented WeatherGuard® Technology, which helps achieve one of the industry’s highest ratings, UL 2218, Class 4.

WeatherGuard® HP Shingles guard your building against the impact of an Oklahoma Storm!

These beautiful shingles by Owens Corning are impact-resistant and have been specially engineered to face some of Mother Nature’s worst and still look their best! Owens Corning calls them: "Beauty meant to last a lifetime.". According to Owens Corning, what makes them durable includes patented composite construction, spunbond, impact-resistant webbing at the shingle base to achieve superior performance and Tru-Bond® sealant for maximum holding power during high winds.
WeatherGuard. You can learn more about this product for Oklahoma roofs at their website: (but remember Curb Appeal Roofing Construction is a certified Owens Corning installer!)

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Some hail damage is easy to spot – like when it knocks holes in your pool screen, or dents the metal or lead boots on your roof.

DEGRANULATION - But, just as significant for the integrity of the roof is hail damage that can only be seen close up. Often when hail hits a roof it causes what is known as “degranulation” of the shingles. Degranulation can only be seen on close inspection by someone who knows what they are looking for. When hail causes degranulation, the integrity of the shingle is compromised, and the serviceable life of the shingle is significantly shortened. This warrants roof replacement under your homeowners insurance policy.

 

Guide For Hail Damage of a Roof

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If you are a homeowner that has recently been through a hailstorm and would like to inspect it for hail damage, the following quick guide will give you a basic understanding of what to look for.

Inspect your roof promptly after a storm: Any storm or wind alone can damage a roof, so the sooner you inspect the roof after a storm, the better you can avoid leak damage inside the home. If an insurance claim for roof damage is warranted, you'll be able to provide better data to support your claim.

Inspect your roof gutters and the ground: before and after a storm. If the gutters were clean and after the storm they are loaded with mineral granules you have strong evidence of roof wear and damage due to the hail storm.

Free Inspection: If you spot a potential issue during your annual checkup or suspect any sort of wind or hail damage after a severe storm, you may always contact Curb Appeal Roofing Construction for a free roof inspection. Just call us at 405.601.9222.

Our trained representative can discover if there is hidden damage. We can distinguish between hail damage from natural wear and hail damage from a storm. We'll also educate you on your findings. And, we'll make recommendations as to whether a repair is needed and/or call to the insurance company is necessary. Read on for more useful tips and information!

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Size of Hail and Examples of Damage

If you were around during the hailstorm and have an idea of the size of hail that fell, it will give you a basis for what kind of roof hail damage to expect. Here's some examples of damage resulting from different sizes of hail.

Less Than 1 Inch: When smaller than an inch (or about the size of a quarter) hail can inflict damage to asphalt roofing. Most often though, this damage can be more difficult to identify. You may require the assistance of a trained roofing inspector to accurately identify any hail damage.

1 Inch – 2 Inch: If the hail size is between 1 and 2 inches (or between quarter and the size of an egg) hail damage should be more easily seen on the asphalt shingles themselves, as well as any soft metal on the roof.

Greater Than 2 Inches: If any of the hail is greater than 2 inches, it will almost guarantee some level of hail damage to an asphalt roof. If this has happened to your property, contact your preferred roofing or construction contractor for a full assessment of damages. Notify your insurance company.

 

Hail Damage to An Asphalt Roof

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When searching for the hail damage to an asphalt roof, look at the following susceptible areas first:

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Soft Metal Damage

Soft Metal: First, search for damage to any soft metal on the roof. Check roof vents, skylights, flashing, metal valleys, gutters and any other soft metal on the roof. Soft metal damage will not only show signs of hail, but also indicate the size of the hail that damaged the roof.

Ridges: The very peak of a ridge (or ridge cap) will take a hail hit directly, as opposed to the glancing blows on the main pitched roof slopes. Also - due to their location, ridges are more susceptible to damaging hail hits, regardless of the direction from which the hailstorm came.

 

It's a good idea to inspect your roof at least annually. We recommend you do it before and after the severe weather seasons in Oklahoma. In this way, you can find and fix damage before it becomes a more costly leak.

You can call Curb Appeal Roofing Construction to help you inspect your roof. Remember, we offer free roof inspections. 405.601.9222

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Experience + Expertise + Certification + Licensed = Client Satisfaction

Our company has well over 35 years as a roofing and siding contractor in Edmond, OK. Curb Appeal Roofing Construction Company is one of a few GAF certified roofing companies that has been serving the roofing and exterior construction needs of Oklahoma. Throughout our construction history, Curb Appeal Roofing Construction has remained focused on customer satisfaction and delivering the highest quality construction product available from repairs to new construction and replacement. It is for this reason Curb Appeal Roofing Construction has become a roofing leader among Norman, Moore, Stillwater, Edmond and Edmond Roofing Companies. Our licensed, Insured and Certified roofers service roofs throughout Oklahoma. We do all types of Roofs, Siding, Gutters and Fencing.