5 Tips to Protect Your Home From Storm Damage

Spring has Sprung! It’s time to get ready for storm season. The flowers are blooming and the weather is starting to warm up, and so is the chance of dangerous storms. Here are 5 tips to help protect your home from storm damage. Trim Your Trees Spring is a great time to trim any tree branches that are near your roof. We have seen ... More

Disaster Supplies Kit (Checklist)

At Whirlwind Roofing, we want you to be prepared for the upcoming storm season. That's why we compiled information from NOAA, FEMA, and Weather.com to develop a Disaster Supplies Kit for you. After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water, and other supplies to ... More

Christmas Light Damage

Avoid damaging your roof this holiday season with these tips: Never staple Christmas lights to your roof. It voids the manufacturer's shingle warranty and causes leaks. Instead, use the plastic tabs that slip between the shingles or use gutter hooks. Take care not to lean your ladder against your gutters. Ladders will bend the gutters ... More

Fireworks and Roof Safety Tips

It’s one of our favorite times of the year! Fun with family, tasty BBQ and cold watermelon, and celebrating our freedom. But when the sun goes down, the mini-pyrotechnics show in the neighborhood can rain down sparks and debris all over your home. Shingled homes are fairly safe from a few unruly embers. But any cracked, broken, or ... More

“Free Roofs”

It's storm season and there are a lot of roofing companies offering "hail specials" and "free roof programs." Essentially, these companies offer to absorb your insurance deductible by overcharging the insurance company. It was once a common practice but is now illegal in many states. This unethical practice among disreputable roofing ... More

Tornado Safety Tips

In Oklahoma, it's common to hear the tornado siren, go outside and sit on the porch and look for a funnel. As Tulsans, we get it. We have done the same. It's such a common occurrence, we have become immune to the power and destruction these winds can create. But after seeing a disaster up close like Moore or Joplin, we want to remind our ... More