Your home as well as your car in the parking lot can always be affected by a storm with torrential rain and hail. Here is what you should do to protect your belongings and stay safe.
It is important to react quickly when such a weather phenomenon occurs. The hail usually does not last more than 10-15 minutes (in most cases it is less than this), but the damage can cause you significant headaches. If hailstones with a small diameter (1 cm) do not cause damage and typically leave no marks on the roof or car body, bigger hailstones mean trouble, due to higher terminal velocity.
Install exterior window shutters
Exterior shutters are particularly useful in more than one way. They protect against sunrays, help maintaining a pleasant indoor temperature, but also protect the windows in the event of a hailstorm. Before you leave your home, if you know that such weather phenomena may occur, it is advisable to close the shutters.
Pay attention to the flowerpots on the windowsill
If you have flowerpots on the windowsill or on the balcony and you know the storm comes, it is recommended to take them in your house. Hail can destroy the plants, not to mention that the wind can throw the pots on the car parked in front of the house.
Inspected your roof immediately after the storm
Inspection after a strong weather phenomena is important to assess potential damages and take the necessary measures as quickly as possible to minimize the potential damage. If you find yourself in need of roof repair look to hail damage Pleasanton roofing repair contractors for quality services to can trust.