Contractor Fixes High Wind & Tornado Roof Damage After Twisters Tear Through Montgomery County, Alabama, on November 29, 2022.

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Disaster Response Team

Nov 30, 2022

Deadly twisters charged across Montgomery County, AL, bringing high winds and widespread property damage, requiring emergency roof repair and restoration services on Tuesday, Nov. 29th. Residents woke Wednesday morning to disaster zones from winds that topped 110 mph.

RestoreMasters dispatched repair crews and commercial roof inspection services to help property owners assess losses. Owners who suffered obvious damage and those concerned their property may have been compromised can call the roof repair office in Birmingham, AL, for assistance.

“The National Weather Service Office in Birmingham classified the storm as an EF-2 tornado with winds estimated at 115 miles per hour. NWS said the tornado touched down about 3 a.m. Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Christina Thornton said heavy rescue efforts are going on in the area and portions of Lower Wetumpka Road are closed to U.S. 231,” according to the Montgomery Advisor. “Several homes and other buildings have received ‘substantial’ damage, she said. Residents in the Flatwood community reported losing roofs, patios and shingles on their homes. The storm also caused widespread damage in south Elmore County along Rifle Range Road and in the Redland area.”

Montgomery County commercial, agricultural, and institutional building owners are advised to request a complimentary roof inspection. High winds and the vacuum force created by twisters pull, push, and lift roofing systems. Even if they are not showing immediate signs of roof wind damage, leaks will eventually present. A timely commercial roof inspection documents the effects of the catastrophic weather event to support an insurance claim.

A local map of the tornado in Montgomery County shows a black streak north of the metro area, cutting a path from west to east. The twister stretches from the Boylston, trekking northeast across Blue Ridge and beyond Wetumpka, toward Burlington along Highway 14.  

Hail and Wind Damage Map Montgomery County Alabama Hail Wind Tornado Damage 11/29/2022

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The National Weather Service hail, high wind, and tornado damage map shows numerous storms stretching across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. All told, there were 95 high wind incidents, 42 hailstorms, and 57 tornados on Tuesday, Nov. 29th. Traditional news outlets and social media platforms reported the following high wind and hail property damage across Montgomery County, AL.  

  • Blue Ridge: Buildings were damaged along Highway 231, Jasmine Hill Road, Willow Springs Road, and Redland Road, in neighboring Elmore County.
  • Brantley: High winds downed trees and power lines in Crenshaw County.
  • Boylston: Multiple residential buildings sustained heavy roof wind damage along Dunn Lane and Williams Drive.
  • Emerald Mountain: Buildings along Firetower Road sustained structural damage.  
  • Goshen: Toppled trees and debris blocked roads in the Pike County community.
  • Luverne: Fallen trees blocked Greenwood Road in Crenshaw County.
  • Tallapoosa River: Power lines were stripped from poles, leaving a Highway 231 bridge impassable.
  • Tennille: A tornado toppled trees along Barefoot Road in Pike County.
  • Ware: Massive damage was reported as a twister cut a path 400 yards wide for 6.5 miles through Elmore County.

More than 4,200 buildings lost power as twisters ripped through Alabama overnight. Municipal infrastructure damage was reported as “severe,” tallying more than 30 broken utility poles, 40 fallen spans of wire, and 15 damaged transformers.

RestoreMasters dispatched roof hail damage and cleanup crews to Southern Alabama after a storm hit on January 9, 2022.

Strong winds can rip open some roofing systems and cause severe roof wind damage.

Some older roofs can sustain damage from only 50 mph winds.

The intensity of roof damage is determined by various factors: the velocity and impact of flying debris, the quality of the original installation, the building height and location in relation to other buildings, the angle and shape of the roof, and the material used on the roof.

It's important to get a thorough roof inspection & property damage assessment following severe weather like this so that you can determine whether you have roof damage from hail or high winds.

If roof leaks do occur, an experienced disaster roofing contractor can stop leaks with tarping or shrink wrapping, where affected areas (or the entire roof) are covered with a durable shrink-wrapped plastic membrane till permanent repairs can take place. That way you can prevent mold growth from water intrusion.

Rather than believing your roof is not damaged, if your property is anywhere in the area of the storm damage map, then you will want to get your roof inspected.

Symptoms of storm damage problems do not always show up immediately.

And insurance company deadlines could hinder your ability to file a claim later.

Emergency response crews are available to provide property owners with assistance in turnkey restoration services, as well as assistance with frozen pipe damage, window damage, siding damage, and roof damage.

We provide services to clients of all types, with hail or wind damage to tile roofing, such as: hospitals, medical facilities, churches, schools, colleges & universities, museums, condos, hotels, warehouses, resorts, retail properties, historical properties, industrial properties, and residential properties.

Give us a call today, if the building on your property recently was damaged from wind, fallen trees, hail, collapsed roof or any other storm-related damage.

March 25, 2021 Tornado DamageWe are RestoreMasters, a restoration contractor specializing in wind & hail damage roofing, providing storm damage restoration services including: disaster response, commercial and industrial roofing, tile roof repair, emergency roof repair with tarp or shrink wrap, debris cleanup, water removal, pipe burst cleanup, water damage restoration, tornado damage roofing & restoration.

In addition to that, we respond to disaster situations with: hurricane damage roofing & restoration, mold remediation, interior restoration and construction, windows & doors, and other services to rebuild your property. We also provide fire damage restoration.

If you need storm damage repair, contact RestoreMasters.

Our team of large loss insurance claim experts works directly with your insurance company to get your facility back to pre-storm condition.

We provide all aspects of building restoration, from emergency response services and cleanup to total build back of your facility.

RestoreMasters provides a large team of professionals working on your behalf, including: insurance claims experts, large loss attorneys, public adjusters, roofing and building engineers, interior construction experts, and other professionals with a specialty in storm and disaster damage insurance restoration.

Types of roofing systems we repair & replace: TPO roofing, metal roofing, tile roofing, slate roofing, asphalt shingle roofing, EPDM roofing, roof coatings, torch down roofing, BUR roofing, SBS-modified roofing, PVC roofing.

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