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Mar 04
free drone roof scan

Free Drone Roof Scan

The Future Is Here!  Get Your Free Drone Roof Scan Today! Homes are shelters first and foremost, so “roofing” is a trade as old as civilization itself.  Obviously, things have changed considerably over the years.  The advanced roofing materials we use, the perfected installation methods we subscribe to, and the efficient tools we wield have all come a long way since the days of the first roof installation. What has not changed much, however, […]

by sterlingmcmannis
Feb 26
Workman installing shingles on the roof

Insurance Fraud and Choosing a Roofer in Colorado Springs

One of the most common questions homeowners ask when it comes time to file an insurance claim is whether we can “waive” the deductible. In short, no. Senate bill 12-038 “prohibit[s] roofing contractors from paying, waiving, rebating, or promising to pay, waive, or rebate all or part of any insurance deductible applicable to an insurance claim made to the property owner’s property and casualty insurer for payment for roofing work on the residential property […]

by sterlingmcmannis
Feb 26
selling your home? replace your roof

Selling Your Home? Replace Your Roof

What is the first thing you think about when making home improvements before selling your home? Renovating the kitchen, redoing the master bathroom, repainting? DON’T! According to realtor.org the project with the greatest cost of recovery is a new roof! “When you look at intersection of buyer appeal, cost, return, and owner job, a new roof appears to be the smartest remodeling investment. A home, after all, is first and foremost a shelter.” In […]

by sterlingmcmannis
Feb 15
Class 4 Shingle

Upgrading to a Class 4 shingle

Homeowners throughout the greater Colorado Springs area are upgrading to a Class 4 shingle. The question we get asked most often at Storm Guard of Colorado Springs is, “What is a Class 4 shingle?” A Class 4 shingle is an asphalt roofing shingle that has passed the UL2218 testing requirements. Essentially, a 2-inch steel ball is dropped from 20 feet in the air. If the shingle withstands the impact without cracking or rupturing, it […]

by gkurpiel
Dec 29
Frequently Missed Items by Insurance Adjusters

Frequently Missed Items by Insurance Adjusters

You filed your insurance claim, the adjuster has visited your property, and you now have the insurance carrier’s estimate in your hands.  Now you’re wondering:  What in the world does all this mean?  Surely this is comprehensive and my home will be restored to pre-loss condition, right? Unfortunately, insurance adjusters are human just like the rest of us, and they all make mistakes.  In this post, we will discuss the most frequently missed items […]

by bgriebenow
Nov 28
Insurance Claim Management

Insurance Claim Management

One unfortunate task thousands of Colorado Springs residents face every year is filing an insurance claim for weather related damages and then navigating the Claim Management process. What is the adjuster going to come out to my property to do? My roof is approved, but what is the total amount of funds that I have with which to complete the work? What happens if I don’t get everything repaired? What do I do if […]

by bgriebenow
Nov 28
Filing a Home Insurance Claim

Filing a Home Insurance Claim

Filing a home insurance claim after a major hail storm can seem daunting. If you’re like many homeowners in the greater Colorado Springs area, you have worked with storm chasers in the past, experienced long delays in the construction process, or missed out on coverage for essential repairs based on conflicting information between your insurance carrier and general contractor. Storm Guard of Colorado Springs specializes in Claim Management, helping homeowners understand the insurance claims […]

by bgriebenow