Cedar Shake Roofing
Cedar shake roofs are naturally beautiful, energy efficient, and weather resistant. Over time, cedar roofs age to a silver-gray color. While cedar roofing is beautiful, it is not without its disadvantages. Cedar shake roofing is more expensive than many other roofing systems. In addition to cost, cedar roofs need extra maintenance. Regular maintenance is required to reach a long lifespan.
Benefits of a Cedar Shake Roof
- Appearance: Aesthetic appeal is one of the main reasons homeowners choose cedar roofing. Cedar roofs are naturally beautiful. Over time, cedar will age to a silver-gray color.
- Energy Efficient: Cedar is a natural insulator, making it an energy efficient roofing material and allowing you to save money on heating and cooling cost.
- Weather Resistant: Cedar shake roofs are wind and impact resistant. They can withstand strong wind, hail, and even hurricanes. They can also resist damage from UV light.
- Lifespan: The life expectancy of a cedar shake roof depends on the quality of the materials and regular maintenance. Properly maintained cedar roofs can last a long time. However, regular maintenance is required to reach a long lifespan.