Residential Roof Types - Cedar
Red Cedar shake and shingle roofs are very distinctive due to their appearance. They are perfectly suited to specific architectural designs. Wood shingles are smooth and are uniformly shaped while most wood shakes feature a rough and uneven texture.
Depending on the look of your home, or how you want your home to look, either may be suitable. Wood shake and shingled roofs provide an attractive look. They will give your home a very unique and natural look.
Positive qualities of cedar shake roofs include their extreme wind resistance, the fact that they have twice the insulating value of standard asphalt, and the fact that they resist hail damage. A wood shake roof, however, demands proper maintenance and repair, or it will not last as long as other products.
Installing a Cedar roof is more complicated than roofing with composite shingles, and the quality of the finished roof depends on the experience of the contractor as well as the grade of the materials you use.
Roof Maintenance.ca offers professional installations, repairs and preventive maintenance programs for all types of cedar roofs.