It takes the same number of person-hours (12) to cover an average-sized (150m2), storm-damaged home with Stormseal or tarps. The first tarp installation to an entire home costs around $3,500 in labour and materials. Each re-installation costs…
When the catastrophic pre-Christmas hail storm hit with hail the size of softballs, David was lucky with his insurer – Youi – which came immediately the next day and arranged for Stormseal to be installed to protect the damage.
“My insurer sent builders to install a tarp the next day, but it was hopeless,” said Marg after a catastrophic hailstorm hit her home. “It kept slipping and flapping and broken tiles kept crashing down, going off like bombs. I couldn’t sleep, and my dog was going crazy. Then my neighbour told me about Stormseal. All the roofers have seen it on her house and they’ve all said that its’ fantastic.”
Sally Edwards was home alone when a catastrophic hailstorm hit her Berowra Heights home on 20 December 2018.
‘The insurance company’s builders came and made patch repairs and installed a tarp with ropes and sandbags. In five weeks, the builders had to come back eight times.
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Wilfred’s home, like many others damaged by the October 2018 storm, was given the standard ‘protection’ of a tarp to cover the gaping holes in his roof.
After having his home secured with Stormseal Wilfred noticed an immediate difference. “This is just a different kettle of fish. There’s no noise. There’s no anything. There’s no way in the world any water’s going to get in that. And it looks good. I should get the whole roof covered instead of the tiles.”
We are putting test Stormseal’s weather resistance under the most extreme natural conditions by installing it on the roof of a hut high in the Swiss Alps.
In January 2016 heavy rain and record storms thrashed Sydney and New South Wales, bringing down trees and damaging roofs. The month was rated by the Bureau of Meteorology as the wettest start to a year since 1988, recording 249.8 mm of rain for Sydney. It was during five key days when the rain fell…