Cedar Shakes: a classic style
Cedar Shakes can be aesthetically pleasing to the eye and are one the oldest type of roofing materials out there. Historically they were hand cut to shape from the straight grain out of the knot free section of a tree. They are extremely flammable and therefore prone to fires, although this is the case, it isn’t a reason to not install a cedar roof if you are in a fire safe area and can financially afford it.
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Here are some of the qualities a cedar shake roof can offer
- They provide a historical, timeless rustic finish to your roof
- The Shingle itself resembles a hand-made appearance
- They are high-quality wood
- They are thicker than shingles
Cedar shakes give the natural appearance and a classic tome to your house roofline. They are considered environmentally safe due to the wood material but expensive since they reflect a hand shaped finish. This roofing material can be treated to enhance its durability and if well maintained; it will last for many years to come. Cedar Shakes can make your home look amazing, rustic and timeless.
Installed by the pros
The installation of Cedar Shakes requires an experienced hand, and so a novice mistake cannot be afforded. Back in the days, pioneers had to invent ways to protect themselves from the elements. Housing, roof materials, tool, etc. Innovative ways of course, in a natural way, gave roofs a natural look since they were handmade.
Allow At The Top Restoration walk you through the process of choosing the proper roofing material for your house. We have many years of experience and have the trained expert technicians that will get the job done right the first time. Whether you’re choosing a rustic, classic Cedar Shake or shingle material to redo your roof to last for many years; call us. We are here to serve you and make sure your roof is an investment that will protect your home and loved ones. Visit our website to obtain more information on a free estimate. Contact us today!