Tornadoes are one of the most destructive natural disasters that can occur, and they often leave a trail of destruction in their wake. Few states know the power of tornadoes quite like Texas. Our state can be prone to powerful winds and terrifying tornado damage.
One of the most important things you can do to protect your home during tornado season is to ensure that your roof is safe and secure. Here are some tips to help you keep your roof safe during tornado season.
Get Your Roof Inspected
The first step to keeping your roof safe during tornado season is to get it inspected by a professional. A roofing professional will be able to identify any potential issues with your roof that could make it more vulnerable to damage during a tornado. They will also be able to make any necessary repairs or upgrades to ensure that your roof is as strong and secure as possible.
Secure Loose Objects
One of the most common causes of roof damage during a tornado is loose objects that are blown around by the strong winds. To prevent this from happening, make sure to secure any loose objects on your roof or in your yard. This includes things like lawn furniture, potted plants, and outdoor decorations.
Trim Trees and Branches
Trees and branches that are too close to your roof can pose a serious threat during a tornado. If a tree or branch falls on your roof during a tornado, it can cause serious damage. To prevent this from happening, make sure to trim any trees or branches that are close to your roof.
Reinforce Your Roof
Another important step to keeping your roof safe during tornado season is to reinforce it. This can involve adding hurricane straps or other reinforcements to your roof to help it withstand the strong winds and debris that come with a tornado. If you don’t know where to get started with step (or if you should even be doing it), give us a call at 214-505-1442 or schedule an appointment with our team.