Spring hailstorms bring roof damage and, just as bad for owners, unscrupulous roofers

 Friday, June 10, 2011


After spring hail hit North Texas in nine different storms last month, many homeowners are assessing the damage. More than 350,000 houses in the Metroplex were hit by hail at least 13/4 inches in diameter, according to the Insurance Council of Texas. "Everybody got some hail," said Greg Fawcett, owner of City Roofing Co. in Fort Worth. "Whether your roof was damaged depends on the age of the shingles and how much the hail wore them down further. "Unfortunately, hailstorms bring an equally harrowing hazard -- unscrupulous roofers.
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