On July 6th, 2020 a severe thunderstorm formed over Levittown, West Norriton, and Phoenixville, PA producing what has been confirmed as ping-pong to golf-ball sized hail in the afternoon hours.
Homeowners that believe their home may have been affected by this storm are urged to call us immediately to assess the potential damage and prevent any further damage by damage already sustained. The FREE damage inspection is a no-risk, no-obligation assessment.
On July 6th, Major power outages were reported most predominantly in Bristol Township and Falls Township but it has been reported that close to 4,000 people lost service according to PECO. In Phoenixville, Chester County, trees were reported hitting powerlines as well.
Local news outlets were publishing updates regarding Northeast Philadelphia Suburbs like Bensalem, Levittown and Bristol where half-dollar-sized hailstones were raining down from cloud tops soaring as high as 55,000-60,000 feet.
Social media reports flooded in during the lunchtime and dinnertime timeframes where neighborhoods were pelted with quarter-sized and golfball-sized hail. Pea-sized hail was reported in Philadelphia but some reports pictured palm-sized hail stones that previously had bounced off roofs of homes and vehicles. Additional hail reports came in from Drexel Hill, Glenside, Willow Grove, Croydon, Horsham, Langhorne, Blue Bell, Ambler, Fairless Hills, Fallsington, PennValley, Tullytown, Edgely, Croydon, Newportville, Hulmeville Penndel, Langhorne Manor, and Woodside.
Hailstorms can bring all different shapes and sizes upon your home and there are just as many variations in the types of damage caused. You may be able to look at your home from the street and see obvious signs of damage but sometimes the damage is not so noticeable. In these circumstances, the damage caused to your home’s roof can be small cracks that, over weeks and months, weaken the roofing material causing it to ‘age’ faster. With this range of potential damage, having an expert inspect your roof could be the difference between peace of mind and imminent problems. For this reason, Pro Storm Repair offers a fast, no-obligation, FREE damage inspection. We have done thousands of roof inspections where we’ve assured the resident that their home has held up perfectly and no repairs are necessary. Those who need repairs are assured of our expertise in dealing with home owners’ insurance companies, our speed of repair, our meticulous cleanliness of job site and the simplicity of the entire process. The insurance claims process can be overwhelming especially if this is your first incident.
Call us now with any questions you may have about your particular insurance provider or if you need to discuss what options are available to you. We are a PA roof repair company specialinzing in hail storm damage repairs so we are ready to assist you.
Placing a claim with homeowner’s insurance won’t necessarily increase your insurance rates since weather damage isn’t caused by your negligence, however if you’ve placed a claim within the last three years it may increase depending on your state. Pennsylvania is one of 19 states that have mandatory hurricane deductibles that also cover hail damage.
Service Areas (by County and Township) in Pennsylvania:
Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Cecil Township, Canonsburg Township, Carbon, Cecil, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elizabeth Township, Elk, Erie, Fallowfield Township, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hempfield Township, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Manor Township, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monessen Township, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Pittsburgh, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Vandergrift Township, Venango, Warren, Warwick, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York.
Does PA automatically cover hail damage?
Pennsylvania is one of 19 states that have mandatory hurricane deductibles that also cover hail damage.
Will a hail storm damage claim increase my insurance rate?
Placing a claim with homeowner’s insurance won’t necessarily increase your insurance rates since weather damage isn’t caused by your negligence, however if you’ve placed a claim within the last three years it may increase depending on your state.
How does PA rank nationally when it comes to reported hail damage?
PA ranked 4th in 2019 where a whopping 8% (almost 400,000) of all homes were affected by hail damage.
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