May 10, 2021
In 2020 alone, Texas experienced 601 major hail events resulting in damage to more than 1.5 million properties. The state accounted for almost a quarter of the total U.S. properties affected by hail throughout the year1. Just last month, a hailstone measuring in at 6.4 inches in diameter fell near Hondo, Texas. That’s the size of a honeydew melon!
While we can’t change the weather in Texas, there are things your ministry can do to help lessen the damage hail leaves behind. Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company offers some things to consider:
When Hail Strikes…
Immediately contact your insurance company to survey the damage, from the roof to the ground. What may seem like minor damage at first can develop into major problems later.
Download Brotherhood Mutual’s Hail Damage Checklist. This handy checklist helps create a record of damage you’ve observed prior to filing a claim or a visit from an adjuster or contractor.
1 “Facts + Statistics: Hail.” Insurance Information Institute. https://www.iii.org/fact-statistic/facts-statistics-hail#:~:text=Texas%20had%20the%20highest%20number,with%20about%20372%2C000%20properties%20affected.=, Accessed 9 May 2021.
2 “Reducing Hail Damage.” Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety®. https://ibhs.org/hail/hail-resources. Accessed 20 February 2020
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