Friday, August 25, 2017

Hurricane tarps after the storm destroys a roof.

After a hurricane people I left with flooding and compromised structures.  It is essential to have the proper materials after the hurricane is done in its path.

Poly tarps have proven to be the most cost-effective way to cover a roof to prevent further water damage to The dwelling.  Below are key points to know when using poly tarps for hurricane damage:


  1. Make sure the tarp is 100% waterproof to prevent any further leakage.
  2. The poly tarp is used until a roofing company can repair of the compromised structure so in most cases only light duty tarps are necessary.
  3. Grommets with rope reinforcement around the perimeter of the tarp are important for securing the cover to the structure.
  4. The most popular sizes of tarp used for roofing contractors are 16' x 20', 20' x 20', 20' x 25' and 20' x 40'.
Not all hurricane tarps are made equally so it's important to ask the thickness, Denier, ripe reinforcement, grommet spacing and UV coating.