Watch Out for These Signs of a Potential Roof Collapse

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Whether you are the owner of a residential or commercial property, the last thing you need is a collapsing roof. Not only can a collapsing roof result in damage to the rest of your property and belongings, but it can also be dangerous to any occupants. Restoring a roof that collapsed can also cost a good deal of money to repair. (more…)

Signs Your House Was Struck by Lightning

Lightning is the result of an abrupt and natural high-voltage electrical discharge between a storm cloud and the ground. Lightning occurs millions of times a day around the earth and is a common weather phenomenon. Recently there have been several lightning strikes in Raleigh, North Carolina that you may have seen on the local news!
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Beautiful New Cedar Shake Roof

Bill S was skeptical at first when Authentic Restoration’s Alfred Pickett informed him he had enough hail damage on his 13 year old Cedar Shake Roof to warrant an insurance claim. After the Authentic Inspector, Scott, showed Bill the damage photos though, he called in a claim to Pure Insurance. (more…)

Replacing a Storm Damaged Roof

Carline D lives in Moody, AL and was looking for the best roofing contractor to replace her storm damaged roof. She contacted Authentic Restoration and spoke with Nathan. Nathan came by that day and inspected the roof finding substantial hail damage. After showing the damage photos to Carline, she contacted her insurance company, State Farm, to file a claim for a complete roof replacement. (more…)

Hail Damage Claim Results in Complete Roof Replacement

All the trees made photos tough on this job in Birmingham, AL but Shane’s Customer, Dariana D., was very happy with the result “Shane made my insurance claim for hail damage easy and he was responsive to calls during the process. It was raining the morning they came to take off my old roof and install the new one. When Shane arrived, he alleviated my concerns about re-roofing in the rain and stayed throughout the installation. The rain stopped after a few hours and they completed the job in 7 to 8 hours. They were hard working and made an effort to clean up around the house and they finished up.” (more…)

State Farm Insurance Roof Replacement in Vestavia Hills, AL

Bobby P contacted Authentic Restoration when he was wondering if his roof had storm damage.

Scott promptly responded by driving over to the property, climbing on the roof and providing a free roof inspection. Scott showed Bobby the damage photos and stayed to answer any technical questions while the claim was called in. (more…)

Alfa Insurance Roof Replacement in Columbiana, AL

Joyce H contacted Authentic Restoration when he was wondering if his roof had storm damage.

Shane promptly responded by driving over to the property, climbing on the roof and providing a free roof inspection. Shane showed Joyce H the damage photos and stayed to answer any technical questions while she called in the claim. (more…)

5 Most Common Shingles

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Every building requires a magnificent roofing design to stand out from the rest, and to withstand bad weather. To put a durable roof on that will withstand heavy downpours, storms, and shield the family from adverse weather conditions, you will need strong shingles. The type of shingles you choose will also affect the temperature and moisture levels in your house.  For Birmingham roof repair give us a call. (more…)

How to Prevent Algae

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One of the last things you want to hear, as a homeowner, is that you have algae or mold growing on your roof. Not only is algae bad for the health of you and your family, but also the health of your home.

Keeping a healthy roof is one of the most important aspects of taking care of your home. A bad roof can bring the value of any home way down. So, by taking care of the roof, you are helping to ensure the value of your home, as well as the health of anyone living there. (more…)