Wind doesn't move across a roof in an even pattern.
Sections of a roof such as corners and edges of the roof are more open to stronger gusts than the center of your roof.
Any spots on the roof where the shingles are loose, wind will easily get underneath and push up on the shingles.
This type of wind damaged roof always starts small but will start to increase as time goes on and it is more exposed to additional wind gusts.
As soon as any insulation is exposed on your wind damaged roof, moisture will seep in or even drain in and can lead to leaks and significant damage.
It is easy for you as the homeowner to avoid additional damage from wind by checking that the materials on the perimeters of your roof are are not curling or buckling.
Strong wind gusts can move heavy debris with relative ease.
Pieces of glass, tree limbs, and other objects can do more damage than the actual wind.
As you check your potentially wind damaged roof, be sure to check what type of objects may have blown on or across the surface.
Additionally, it’s imperative to make sure that your gutters and downspouts don't have anything that can clog them.
Be sure that any trees surrounding your home are trimmed so that they don't come into contact with the surface of the roof.
Tree branches that are blown by wind and scratch against your roof can cause significant damage with one gust.
If you or insurance company has confirmed that you now have a wind damaged roof, you should contact multiple roofing contractors as soon as possible.
The longer you wait to have your roof fixed, the worse the damage can become.
The replacement or repairing of your roof will cost you much less in the long run.
Speak with your insurance company to delve deeper into your the claim and decide whether you need to file a claim on your wind damaged roof or not.
Keep track of any wind damage on your that occurred and hold onto receipts for any work completed by your self or contractors.
Most insurance companies will cover these types of expenses if they are included with a claim.