Imagine a pea-sized object hitting your roof at over a hundred miles per hour. Now imagine that pea-sized object growing to about the size of a baseball. Hailstones often hit your roof at these speeds. Even for newer roofs, they can pack a lot of punch: denting metal roofs, cracking shingles, or outright knocking the covers off your roof and sometimes, the damage isn’t as obvious. That’s why, as one… Continue Reading
People say an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure, but that’s not necessarily true when it comes to the likes of severe weather and natural disasters. You can’t exactly prevent a hurricane from happening and so, for many homes, the only way to face the storm is to make adequate preparation.
Over time, your roof gets exposed to the worst elements that nature can throw at it. Roofs are designed to withstand years of wind, rain, snow, ultraviolet rays and possibly the occasional tree branch. However, this abuse gradually takes its toll until the inevitable comes, which brings us to the question: should you repair the damage or should you replace the whole roof entirely?
Sentry Exteriors offers quality gutters and gutter guards. Our K-style and half-round gutters come in aluminum, galvanized steel and copper. Aluminum comes in different colors and thickness for extra strength and durability. Galvanized steel is the strongest and longest-lasting gutters due to their heavy-duty material. Copper is the most expensive of the three, but is also the most beautiful. Most experts agree that copper is the future of roofing and… Continue Reading
Gutters are designed to direct water into downspouts and away from areas of your home. Yet, when they get clogged, water can become trapped and overflow. It can cause snow and ice to sit on your roof, causing ice dams. Gutter guards prevent these issues.