Hurricanes, which occur naturally, can cause a lot of damage to your roof. If there is a deficiency in design of the roofing structure, the shingles or installation, your roof could get easily damaged in a hurricane.
The damage most likely to be caused by a hurricane includes: roof dents, roof leaks, water damage, seepage, wind damage.
During a hurricane strong gusts of wind, tend to hit the roof from different directions and this causes maximum damage to the roof. If the roof shingles are loose or displaced, the wind force exerted on the roof would probably blow them away.
If you are living in a hurricane prone location, you would need to protect your home and roof from damage.
You might consider roofing your home with the best fake slate on the market and our newest product, Bellaforté, which has achieved Miami Dade Notice of Acceptance (NOA) and has also met Florida Building Code (FBC) qualifications.
In fact, this composite slate has shown that they can endure Hurricane Zone Force Winds up to 175 mph.
Hurricane winds reduce the pressure on top of the roof area and this results in the roof flying off, however when the shingles are inter-locked there is less worry about this cause of a hurricane.
If you would like to learn more about our green roofing options, please visit our website or contact our sales department.