July 9, 2021 Severe Hail Storm in St. Louis, Missouri
On Friday, July 9th, 2021 a widespread hailstorm occurred which majorly affected the Saint Louis, MO area. 15 hail reports were received, noting hail as large as 2.00” and an average size of 1.40”. Hail claims have been pouring in because of the storm as property owners have taken note of the damage. There is an estimate of 11,189 properties which have been impacted by 1.5″ hail or larger.
Missouri ranked 7th for States with the most major hail events in 2019, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Nationwide, 2019 has been possibly the most expensive year on record for total property damage due to hail. Experts believe that hailstorms cost the economy as much as $20 Billion dollars per year in direct property losses and other indirect ways.
Hail Damage Investigators in St. Louis and Nationwide
Engineering Specialists Inc (ESI) has over 25 years of field experience in examining hail losses on various building materials and estimating hail damage repair costs.
This hands-on knowledge is combined with our engineers’ background in building design and construction. We can determine if hail has compromised the water shedding ability of the roof or reduced the remaining useful life of HVAC systems. We can verify questionable hail damage, list storm damage repairs needed, and provide hail damage estimates.
Our customers include adjusters, commercial property owners, homeowners, insurance companies and attorneys in the St. Louis area as well as nationwide.
Our experts can verify the extent and timeframe of hail damage
- Verify extent of hail damage to roofs, HVAC units and building exteriors
- Resolve damage disputes for flood, hail, tornado and wind claims
- Perform umpire services for damage appraisals
- Provide cost estimates or itemize required repairs
Unbiased and scientifically defendable facts for St Louis:
- Property Owners
- Insurance Companies