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Roofing is complicated, but we hope you find value in the various topics and posts we’ve procured over the years from our exceptional service to the Greater Portland Metro. If you have any additional questions, please Contact Us.

When To Replace Your Cedar Roof in Portland

Cedar shake roofs are not only one of the most beautiful kinds of roofs, but they are also the most durable. If you use the right material, meaning 100% vertical-grain …

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The Costs of Different Roof Types

When choosing a roof type, you have several choices for shingles: Asphalt Cedar Tile Metal Synthetic (Composite) How Roof Types are Priced Roof installations are priced per “square,” which is …

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Podcast: Why Should You Care if Your Roof Expands & Contracts?

In this episode we talk to Daniel about what happens to your roof during the winter and how to make sure it keeps you and your family safe and dry. …

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What is a Shake Alternative Roof?

In Portland, many of our new developments include homes with predominantly shake roofs. These homes are 20-25 years old, and are starting to need new roofs. Lately, I’ve been asked …

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Podcast: Are the Alternatives to Cedar Shake Worth the Risk?

In this episode, we talk to Jerry about alternatives to cedar shakes/shingles. Cedar is the most popular roofing material in the Pacific Northwest, but with current prices where they are, …

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Podcast: How To Get the “Greenest” Roof In Portland

In this episode, we learn about the “greenest” roof that can be found in Portland, as well as the most truly green roof; cost and material effective with a low …

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Warning Against Using Architectural Shingles on Shiplap Roofs

Recently, I had to stand in a client’s kitchen and tell him that his seven-year-old roof needed to replaced. The culprit? An architectural shingle on top of a shiplap deck. …

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Podcast: Switching From Cedar Shakes to Asphalt Shingles? Consider Your Options.

In This episode, Jerry dispels the myth that asphalt (composite) shingle roofs are less maintenance than cedar shake roofs. Listen to find out why. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB028-199  Shayla: You are …

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Why Are My Shingles Lifting?

If you have a lift in the middle of your roof with nothing around it, it could be a plywood pop, a sure sign of your shingles lifting.  When you …

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