Archive for March, 2018

Recover From the Windstorm


Sunday, March 18th, 2018

 

Sub­ject: Hail Storm Dam­age Infor­ma­tion for North­ern Virginia

 

Dear  Home­owner,

 

Dur­ing the recent series of wind ­storms that impacted the region, many homes expe­ri­enced dam­age. You may have noticed signs from roof­ing com­pa­nies pop­ping up through­out your neigh­bor­hood. The fact that the “storm chasers” have arrived can be a good indi­ca­tion that your area is involved. We wanted to send a memo to our clients to help in any way we can! 

 

Step one, relax!  While sig­nif­i­cant winds may have dam­aged the shin­gles, sid­ing and gut­ters the sit­u­a­tion is not nec­es­sar­ily an imme­di­ate threat, and your roof will prob­a­bly not leak with small dam­ages. In this brief let­ter, I will give some sug­ges­tions on how to pro­ceed with the eval­u­a­tion of the pos­si­ble dam­ages to your home with local roof­ing com­pa­nies who will be here for many years after the “storm­ers” have moved on to another hail opportunity.

 

Usu­ally there is a two-year statue if lim­i­ta­tions on report­ing this dam­age to the insur­ance com­pany. Your insur­ance com­pany will already be aware of the storm and may have dis­patched addi­tional adjusters to the area. Mar­shall Roof­ing, Sid­ing, and Win­dows has been ser­vic­ing North­ern Vir­ginia and Mary­land since 1980 and has assisted local home­own­ers through numer­ous major storm events dur­ing the past 38 years. You do have a lit­tle time and don’t need to rush to find the first con­trac­tor that knocks on your door.

 

If you think you may have dam­age, the first step would be to have one of our esti­ma­tors pro­vide you with a free eval­u­a­tion of your roof, sid­ing, and gut­ters to deter­mine if a report needs to be made to the insur­ance com­pany. Remem­ber, each claim report can raise your pre­mi­ums so most of us don’t want to file a claim unless it’s nec­es­sary. Our esti­ma­tors will let you know if they find dam­age and give you guid­ance on how to pro­ceed through the process. We may be able to meet an adjuster at your house to pro­vide roof access and to point out pos­si­ble dam­age. Some insur­ance com­pa­nies may require that you sign a form autho­riz­ing Mar­shall Roof­ing to rep­re­sent you in this claim. This will enable us to work directly with the adjuster to make sure their adjust­ment is cor­rect includ­ing the num­ber of square feet of roof­ing mate­ri­als, local require­ments for ice pro­tec­tion, etc.

 

After the adjuster makes this eval­u­a­tion he will pre­pare an adjust­ment report, usu­ally using a pro­gram such as Xac­ti­mate, list­ing the allowance for the var­i­ous aspects of the dam­age. Usu­ally a large por­tion of the allowance will be held back until the work is done. This will show up as depre­ci­a­tion, but this money is usu­ally released when the work is completed.

 

I hope this infor­ma­tion has been help­ful, and please let us know if we can be of assis­tance with your storm dam­age. Here are five ques­tions to ask when you are look­ing for a con­trac­tor

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Thanks,

 

Troy D. Mar­shall, Pres­i­dent   Mar­shall Roof­ing Inc.

 

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March Newsletter


Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

March Newslet­ter

We are more than a roof­ing company. 

Our Ser­vices
 

We Are Ready For Spring! 
Ready for rain, warmer weather and sun­nier days? We are! Take a look at some of our roof replace­ment work. 

Hon­ored in North­ern Vir­ginia Magazine
 
Find us in North­ern Vir­ginia Magazine’s March edition
 
 
Mar­shall Roof­ing, Sid­ing & Win­dows is excited to be named the Best Win­dows, Sid­ing, Roof­ing and Gut­ters in North­ern Vir­ginia Magazine’s inau­gural “Best Home Improve­ment Con­trac­tors” 2018 March issue. Thank you for vot­ing for us! 
 

Spring Ren­o­va­tions Start Now!
Spring is the per­fect time to start your home ren­o­va­tions! 
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HOME MAINTENANCE LIST FOR THE SPRING

Spring Main­te­nance tips
 

Recipe

South­west Chicken Salad
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 large bone­less skin­less chicken breasts, sliced in half lengthwise
  • salt and pep­per to taste
  • 1 table­spoon taco sea­son­ing OR sim­i­lar equiv­a­lent of sim­i­lar spices (cumin, chili pow­der, onion pow­der, etc)
  • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 15-ounce can yel­low corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pep­per, diced
  • ½ red onion, sliced or chopped
  • ½ cup shred­ded Mex­i­can blend cheese (I have also subbed feta cheese crumbles)
  • 1 avo­cado, sliced
  • chopped cilantro and limes for squeezing
DRESSING
  • ½ cup pre­pared ranch dressing
  • 1½ tea­spoons each chili pow­der and ground cumin
 
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