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I contacted National Roofing based on a friend's recommendation who said **** ******* was the only roofing contractor who had been successful in repairing her roof leak, My roof has a very steep pitch and needed some shingles replaced, some which were very high, I was highly impressed with the quality of Mr. *******'s work, his professionalism, his pricing and payment terms, and his customer service. I felt he went beyond what he was hired to do in his repair work and would definitely recommend him and his company to anyone needing roof repair or replacement,
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You may have to buy separate policies to cover wind, hail, and flood damage. Homeowners, farm and ranch, renters, windstorm, and condominium policies do not cover damage from rising waters.

Use the One-Step Flood Risk Profile feature on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) website to determine your relative flood risk.
Use the Homeowners, Flood, and Windstorm Policies Comparison
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Check the StormLink page for links to current weather conditions in Texas and disaster information you can use before, during and after a flood.

Flood Insurance
Texas ranks near the top of the nation in weather-related property damage each year. A large portion of this damage is caused by flooding. Homeowners policies do not cover flood damage. To protect yourself from losses caused by most flooding, you can purchase a separate flood insurance policy from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Local insurance agents sell NFIP flood policies and can tell you about the program in your area. For more information, call NFIP.

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If a lender determines that a property is at a high risk of flooding (called being in a "special flood hazard area"), it will require you to purchase flood insurance. A special flood hazard area has a 1 percent chance of being flooded in any given year. NFIP defines a flood as an excess of water on land that is normally dry, including overflow of inland or tidal waters.

Hurricanes and Windstorm Insurance
The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) is the state's insurer of last resort for wind and hail coverage in the 14 coastal counties and parts of Harris County on Galveston Bay. TWIA provides wind and hail coverage when insurance companies exclude it from homeowners and other property policies sold to coastal residents. You can buy TWIA coverage through local insurance agents if you need it.

When a hurricane enters the Gulf of Mexico (80 degrees longitude and 20 degrees latitude), you can no longer change or purchase new windstorm coverage.

If you plan to build, add to, or renovate a home or other structure and want to obtain or maintain TWIA coverage, you must have an inspection of your property during the construction phase. A TDI windstorm inspector can conduct an inspection for free, or you can use a Texas licensed professional engineer appointed by TDI. Your agent can tell you how to get an inspection. For more information about windstorm coverage, contact TWIA

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Flood insurance requirement. Certain Gulf Coast residents may be required to purchase flood insurance on their property before they are eligible for a TWIA policy. The requirement applies to you if:

you constructed, altered, remodeled, or enlarged your property (to the extent that a certificate of compliance is required) on or after September 1, 2009;
any part of the property is located in flood zones V, VE, or V1-V30 as defined by NFIP; and
flood coverage is available from the NFIP.

Note: Property repairs are excluded from the requirement. Repair is defined as the reconstruction or restoration of a structure that is damaged or deteriorated.

To view flood maps, visit FEMA's website at www.fema.gov.

Note: Review the Homeowners, Flood, and Windstorm Policies Comparison above to see the differences between homeowners, flood, and wind and hail insurance.

Earthquake Insurance
If you are concerned about earthquakes, you can get coverage with a separate policy. The cost is relatively low because earthquakes are rare in Texas.

Extra Coverage (Endorsements)
You might want more coverage than your policy provides for certain items. For an extra premium, you may be able to buy endorsements that expand or increase the coverage on these items. Some of the most common endorsements expand or increase coverage for jewelry, fine arts, camera equipment, coin or stamp collections, computer equipment, and radio and television satellite dishes and antennas.

Personal Umbrella Liability Insurance
If you have assets to protect and want more liability coverage than a homeowners policy provides, you can buy a separate umbrella policy. Because policies vary, make sure the agent or company fully explains the coverage.

For more information contact: ConsumerProtection@tdi.texas.gov or 1-800-252-3439

Last updated: 05/21/2015



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Price matters? On repairs we may not be the lowest, if your price shopping then you may want to try some others before you come to me? I'm Jeff Blalack President of National Roofing, as you may know my business relies on "word of mouth" from my customers. Like in the ole days when Grandma would talk about a craftsmanship done and a good job on their home, people would remember that guy she spoke about and refer him to all people needing the same work done. I would appreciate it VERY MUCH if you would write a brief review for me on Google+, Pencrest, Yahoo, Bing, FaceBook, Twitter,Houzz.com, one of the largest directory of remodeling professionals or any serch sites. This few sentences will do more help than you know! Like when Grandma spoke, but I can get her to talk about me any more but people will listen to you! Im in control of all the advertising as well as the rest of it. As you may know National Roofing was damaged from Hurricane IKE too, I lost all my emergency relief funds and all my savings and much more that I didn't have, Thank God for my family, my Mom!, Thank you for this favor, don't forget me when you special detail to all the services I provide. Thank you again, Jeffrey Blalack (713) 789-6400

Family owned and operated for over (24) years, we perform all levels of flat (lo Slope) roofing, We offer start-to-finish solutions for every project. We also offer full proposal of services. We specialize in Difficult To Find Roof Leaks and more! 

 


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