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Old 04-23-2013, 12:11 AM   #1
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Hail Damage

We just had a storm come thru Oklahoma City, where I arrived 2 hours ago. Golf ball size hail pounded us for about 20 minutes. One of my roof vent covers has a 3" x 2" triangular piece broken out. Of course it's the vent over the bed. I wrapped a foam vent insulator in a trash bag and just hope the rain stops soon.

I'm not sure what my roof is made of -- my MH was made by Forest River in 2011, if anyone knows what FR used then.

Can anyone tell me what I should look for tomorrow morning before calling my insurance agent? I have a $2,000 deductible so I'm hoping the rest of the damage is minor and I can fix it myself, but I don't want to risk any roof leaks.
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:35 AM   #2
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Sorry to hear this happen to you. I don't have any idea what you should be looking for other than obvious damage. Good luck.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:05 AM   #3
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Don't know what your roof is made of. Obvious things to look for are cracks in vent covers, ac covers, tv antenna damage, skylight if equiped, If aluminum roof any small or large indentures obviously. Doubt it would break any seals around those item but guess it could have. Your agent should know what to look for. Sure hope it wasn't major damage.
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Hope you make out ok with your insurance comp.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:36 AM   #5
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Look for dome shaped depressions in the slide toppers with small holes in the bottoms. Also did about $3600 in damage to my car.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:42 AM   #6
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Unless you feel fully qualified, I would call a mobile tech and ask him to crawl around on the roof for a minute to check it out for you? If you snapped a pic of that broken roof vent (from the outside, must include the hinge side of it) and sent that to him he could pick one up on his way and replace that for you at the same time? He'll need that pic to get the right one. There are several available, same size/color.
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With hail that large did you suffer any damage to the exterior side or front?

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We were in a hail storm last summer. All roof vents were broken along with both A/C covers. My truck received $7200 damage ...but that's another story. The first thing I did when the rain quit I dried off the MH as best as I could to look for signs of any damage. Luckily there was no damage to paint. I was very surprised. The roof didn't receive any damage either. I was up there for almost an hour crawling around. That was my first significant hail storm and hopefully my last.
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It has been so cold, windy and rainy that I didn't get on top to inspect the roof. Tomorrow is supposed to be a better day. My toad is all plastic and the glass is intact. The hail did take off some of the road grime. Less to scrub off.
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:22 AM   #10
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Sorry to Hear, Just a thought, I had the same thing happen to me from a hail storm. After having the vent cover changed out I installed Max Air vent covers on all my vents, very thick hard plastic that wont be broken by hail and is also great for air circulation!
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