Cedar Shake Roofing

Cedar Shake Roofing Looks Great And Lasts For Years




Cedar Shake Roofing is a very popular material to use on homes because of the rustic look, the efficiency it offers repelling insects and its ability to handle harsh weather conditions. It is a material that was used years ago which only looks better with age. Home contractors use it today in home construction in conjunction with cedar siding to create the look of another era. It is built to look nice and also offer excellent shelter for today's homes. This type of roofing is also used in some commercial buildings that are striving for a specific look that may tie in with a nearby residential area.

The benefits of having a cedar shake roof is that not only does it have a great appearance, it is very weather resistant. When properly treated, it can also be fire-resistant which is one of the most common worries with installation of this type of roofing. With proper maintenance, Cedar Shake Roofing is an excellent choice to cover a building project. It has two times the insulating value as asphalt shingles.

Cedar Shake Roofing

The natural enemy to the cedar shake roofing is sun and water. Keeping a cedar shake roof dry may ideally sound a little strange, but can be done. Since the water wears away the natural extractives that preserve the wood, you can get chemical preservatives to coat the shingles and add years of life to the roof. This can also protect against sun damage. The trick is to apply the preservatives to the Cedar Shake Roofing when it is completely dry. Be sure that there is no moisture, fungus, moss or other debris that may trap in moisture. Once that is done, your roof should last and look great for a long time.

When cleaning a cedar shake roof, it is not recommended to use a commercial power washer. It can erode the shingles and cause damage to the structure. Oxygen Bleach is a simple solution to pour directly on the roof. You can brush it off with a broom and rinse with an ordinary garden hose to keep the shingles looking like new. A good reason to install Cedar Shake Roofing on your project is its environmentally-friendly characteristics. It is not mined from the earth like metal roofing material which end up in landfills at the end of their roofing lives. The cedar shake is biodegradable and returns to the earth as nutrients, which is another major plus of using it.


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