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 cedar shakes, your roof can maintain its integrity for 30 to 50 years! Unfortunately, not everyone installs 100% vertical-grain cedar shakes when they build a… Read more »
Replacing a worn out roof is a big project for any homeowner. An untimely and unexpected roof replacement can be completely overwhelming. It can cost the homeowner an average of $15-20,000, and not to mention the stress of making sure you’re choosing the right options to fit your needs. The first step is understanding your… Read more »
Buyers and sellers get bogus information on their roofs and then act on it. They stage an entire home to sell, or go look at a home to buy, all on an assumption. A real estate certification from Roof Life of Oregon can tell you the exact condition of the roof you’re selling or buying,… Read more »
In this episode, Jerry discusses the roof-buying process with Roof Life of Oregon and why our main goal is to educate our homeowners about their roofs. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB038-230 Shayla: Thank you for joining us today for the Roof Life of Oregon podcast. I’m talking with Jerry today. Tell us a little bit about… Read more »
Real Estate Roof Certifications benefit both the home buyer and seller in real estate transactions. We’ve been working on roofs for 35+ years and will give you a unique and honest inspection (we film it so you can see it, too!). Find out more!
Buying a new roof or getting your roof replaced can create a lot of anxiety. Jerry explains what the roof buying experience is like with Roof Life of Oregon. We let you know what you’re getting ahead of time so there aren’t any “surprises” or hidden costs down the line! Get your free estimate today.
Did you know that everything expands and contracts? Including your roof! If your roofer doesn’t take that into account when he’s installing your roof, it could cause some big problems. As things heat up, they expand, and as they cool down, they shrink. Have you ever noticed the lines in a concrete sidewalk? Those are… Read more »
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 about shake alternatives. Right now, wood for shake roofs is really expensive. But people still want that unique look for their homes, so they are… Read more »
How do you know you’re getting a good deal? Patrick shares some practical advice about how to feel comfortable with the contractor you choose. Find out more: Homepage