McHenry Roofing Advises on Professional Roof Inspections for Insurance Claims

McHenry Roofing, a full-service roofing company based in Baltimore, has issued an advisory regarding professional roof inspections for insurance claims to educate homeowners on the significance of having their roofs inspected by qualified professionals to ensure accurate assessments of damages and facilitate smoother insurance claim processes.

Roof inspections are an important step for homeowners who are considering filing an insurance claim. When a homeowner files a claim, the insurance company sends an adjuster to evaluate the damage, and the adjuster will rely on a professional roof inspection to assess the condition of the roof. The inspection provides a detailed report that accurately identifies any pre-existing issues and assesses the overall condition of the roof.

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Joseph Conley, owner of McHenry Roofing, says, "Insurance companies rely on professional inspections to determine coverage and payouts. This means that a homeowner's policy may cover the entire cost of any repairs needed, or only a portion of it, depending on the findings of the inspection report. A thorough inspection will ensure that any existing problems are identified and addressed promptly, preventing potential disputes with insurers and facilitating smoother claim settlements."

A professional inspector will typically check the roof's interior and exterior, looking for signs of damage or wear and tear. They will look for leaks, water damage, cracks, missing shingles, or other signs of damage. They will also check the roof's structure, including the decking, rafters, and trusses. The inspector will determine whether the roof needs repair or replacement and whether it is up to code. It is important to address these problems as soon as possible to minimize the risk of water damage, mold growth, and further structural weakening, and to ensure that insurance coverage is maximized for any necessary repairs or replacements.

When selecting a roofing contractor for inspections and repairs, McHenry Roofing recommends homeowners to verify whether the contractor is licensed and insured. A licensed contractor has met all the requirements and is legally permitted to perform roofing work. Insurance coverage is also important since it protects homeowners from any liabilities and damages that may occur during the roofing project. Experience is a also vital factor to consider when selecting a roofing contractor. A contractor with years of experience has the necessary skills and expertise to handle any roofing issue, from minor repairs to complete roof replacements. Certifications are also a useful way to verify the credibility and experience of a contractor. Homeowners can check if the contractor is certified by recognized organizations in the roofing industry, which shows that the contractor is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest industry standards and practices.

"Homeowners who need to file insurance claims for roof damage should take detailed documentation of the damage, get multiple estimates from licensed contractors, and communicate effectively with their insurance provider. To increase the chances of a successful claim, it's important to follow all the requirements of the insurance policy, provide all necessary documentation, and avoid common mistakes like delayed reporting or insufficient documentation," advises McHenry Roofing.

McHenry Roofing has been a trusted provider of roofing services for more than 27 years. They offer a wide range of services including roof repairs, complete roof system replacement, gutter cleaning and installation, siding, and chimney repairs for both residential and commercial buildings in Baltimore and its surrounding areas. They serve communities such as Lauraville, Clifton Park, Coldspring, Homeland, Hampden, Eastwood, Downtown West, and the greater Baltimore County area.

As a GAF-certified roofing contractor, McHenry Roofing has a team of skilled professionals who utilize the latest tools and technology to deliver efficient and effective roofing solutions to their clients. They are committed to providing high-quality services and excellent customer satisfaction, which has earned them a reputation as one of the top roofing companies in Baltimore. McHenry Roofing has an overall rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars on Google.

For inquiries or to schedule a roof inspection in Baltimore with McHenry Roofing, individuals can reach out via phone at (410) 774-6609 or through email at They are available during business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.


For more information about McHenry Roofing, contact the company here:

McHenry Roofing
Joseph Conley
(410) 774-6609
1642 Beason St Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21230

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