Facts about wood shingles

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Wood Shingles have become the talk of the town lately and for a good reason. They are environmentally friendly, recyclable, durable and come in a variety of woods. Although they have a good reputation and are known to bring a custom look to your house; they are an expensive choice. Call At The Top Restoration for more information on the different wood shingles you can install on your home.

The facts

  • Environmentally friendly Most manufacturers make an effort to acquire wood that comes from acedar shakes, cedar roofing, roofing materials, roof sustainable source that does not contain petroleum products which makes them quickly biodegrade when they are no longer needed.
  • Visual inspection Generally, roofs of all types need an inspection performed once a year. Wood single roofs are no exception. If unattended, they can suffer from deterioration and elements exposure. Sealants are a good option to maintained the health of wood shingles, replacing broken shingles is always the best option plus keeping them clean also helps.
  • Price While there are definitely more expensive roofing materials to choose from, such as tiles and slate; wood shingles cost between $600 and $900 per square (100 square feet) They are affordable but one needs to plan on that specific purchase.
  • Wind and Impact Resistant Wooden shingles such as Cedar are tested under a significant amount of pressure. Winds of 245mph can’t seem to outdo these shingles, they are impact resistant, this means that a branch and even a possible fallen tree may not damage your roof.

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In order to maintain your roof’s integrity and the safety of your loved ones, we recommend calling At The Top Restoration to schedule an inspector to take a look at your roof in detail in order to avoid damages caused by storms or elements exposure. Visit our website for more information on how to get a free estimate and speak to one of our expert inspectors. Call today!