Ahead Of The Storm: Protecting Your Belongings From Hail

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – When hail hit the Hachem home three weeks ago, it pierced window screens and damaged the roof.

“Like someone knocking on your roof like a hammer,” said Elie Hachem.

Their pictures show hailstones as big as golf balls. This is the second time since the family moved from New Jersey they’ll have to replace their roof.

They’d never even seen hail before it struck that first year in 2014.

“We were hiding under the staircase, in the pantry room, all of us five people jammed into a small space,” said Hachem.

With North Texas at risk for more large hail, insurers say it’s a good time to check your insurance policies.

“Do I have the right coverage on my home and car? Do I know what my deductible is and understand it? And am I prepared?” State Farm’s Chris Pilcic suggests asking your insurer.

Pilcic recommends planning ahead to…

Original published: 2019-04-16 22:34:00 Read the full Dallas News here


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