Contractor Helps Decatur, TX, Make Roof Repairs After Tornado & High Winds Strike December 13, 2022

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Dec 14, 2022

Property owners in Decatur, TX, experienced the destructive force of tornadoes on Tuesday, Dec. 13th, as roofs were torn off and tractor-trailers flipped over. Many required emergency roof repair efforts as severe weather events pounded Wise County and the greater Dallas Fort Worth area.

RestoreMasters has commercial roof inspection and repair teams in the vicinity to prevent rain from causing preventable water damage. Commercial property owners who suffered losses or suspect wind damage are urged to call the roof repair office in Dallas, TX.

“Wise County officials stated the storm system entered the Decatur area at about 7 a.m. Tuesday and continued moving northeast, causing multiple reports of damages. The primary areas of concern were east of Paradise and south of Decatur,” ABC 8 News reported.

The images circulating on traditional news and social media show entire roofing systems torn off, leaving exposed rafters. Commercial property owners are urged to request a complimentary roof inspection to help expedite insurance claims.

Those not currently experiencing a leaking roof are encouraged to consider taking advantage of commercial roof inspection services. Wind roof damage can go unnoticed until water spots appear on ceilings. Documenting the high wind and tornado roof damage helps avoid having a claim denied later.

A local map of the tornado in Decatur shows a long black line that highlights the path of the twister. It runs from SFM 51 south of the Wise County Fairgrounds, across Route 81 and 380, and treks northeast toward Allison.

Hail and Wind Damage Map Decatur, Texas, Wind Tornado Damage 12/13/2022

Tornado and damage videos posted on social media:

The National Weather Service hailstorm, high wind, and tornado map for Tuesday, Dec. 13th, shows a dense cluster of storms in Northeast Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Southern Arkansas. All told, eight hailstorms, 30 high-wind incidents, and 34 tornados were reported over 24 hours. News and social media outlets reported the following damage in Decatur and neighboring communities.

  • Decatur: Roofs were completely torn off buildings and tractor-trailers were flipped over on Route 287 in Wise County.
  • Godley: Hailstones the size of limes struck buildings and automobiles in Johnson County. Extensive roof hail damage repairs are anticipated.
  • Grapevine: Tornadoes ravaged business districts, damaging the Grapevine Mills Mall, Sam’s Club, Walmart, and other commercial buildings. Grapevine Middle School was reportedly evacuated before sustaining roof wind damage.
  • Hudson Oaks: Trees were toppled and an apartment complex sustained significant damage in Parker County.
  • Jacksboro: Agricultural buildings were badly damaged along Highway 281 in Jack County.
  • Lipan: Trees were downed along I-20 in Palo Pinto County.

Weatherford: Multiple Class 8 commercial vehicles were rolled by high winds along I-20 and Dennis Road. A commercial building suffered roof wind damage nearby.

RestoreMasters emergency roof repair specialists responded to the devastation after tornadoes ripped through Southeast Oklahoma on November 4, 2022. Using techniques such as tarping and shrink wrapping, costly water damage can be avoided.

Severe storms, bringing hail, strong winds, or tornadoes can cause severe roof damage, by ripping off roofing systems.

Some older roofs can be damaged by winds as low as 50 miles per hour.

The severity of roof damage depends on several factors including: type and age of roofing materials, presence of flying debris, roof shape and angle, building height and proximity to adjacent structures and the quality of original roof installation.

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 are a problem, they need to be addressed immediately. Experienced roofing contractors can either cover the affected area (or the entire roof) with a tarp or with a durable shrink wrap plastic membrane until long-term repairs can be made. Preventing water intrusion will help stop mold from growing.

Get your roof inspected, even if you think there is no problem, especially if your property falls anywhere within the area of the hail and wind damage map.

Many storm damage symptoms are not always evident immediately.

And deadlines from insurance companies could hinder you from filing a claim later.

Commercial property owners can depend on RestoreMasters emergency response crews to assist them with catastrophic roof damage, siding and window damage, frozen pipe damageand turnkey restoration services.

Our clients include: schools, hospitals, hotels, churches, resorts, retail, warehouse, industrial, and other commercial properties as well as residential properties with hail or wind damage to tile roofing systems.

Call us today, if your building or roofing system has seen damage from fallen trees or collapsed roof or any other damage from hail, tornadoes or wind storms.

Wind Damage to RoofWe are a disaster restoration contractor providing damage restoration from hail, tornadoes, fire and flood. RestoreMasters responds to disaster emergencies by repairing roofing systems of commercial and residential buildings, starting with temporary solutions using tarp or shrink wrap to prevent leaks, until more permanent solutions are decided upon. We also assist with debris cleanup, water removal, burst pipe damage repair, water damage building restoration, tornado damage roofing & restoration, hurricane damage roofing & restoration, mold remediation, interior restoration and reconstruction, and many other services to rebuild your damaged property. We also provide fire & smoke 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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