Roof Materials

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 »

In this episode, Daniel discusses a question we get from homeowners a lot: Do I have an anti-moss shingle on my home, or can I get one? The answer often surprises them. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB038-231 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking with Daniel today. Daniel, what would… Read more »

Here’s the thing: there’s no such thing as an anti-moss shingle. It just doesn’t exist. There are shingles that are anti-algae, but nothing that will keep the moss off without regular maintenance. Some roof experts will tell you, “Go ahead and put this shingle on and you’ll never have to deal with growth again,” or… 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 »

We’re not a high-pressure sales company. Yes, we want you to a buy a roof from us. But our primary goal is educating you so that you understand all the components of your roof, and get exactly what you want. Recently, one of my coworkers was talking to his neighbor and the neighbor mentioned that... Read more »

Our main goal is to educate our homeowners about their roofs.

In this episode Patrick discusses Winters in Portland and how to make sure your roof is ready to face what Mother Nature has up her sleeves. Most experts agree this is going to be a rough one!   Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB037-229 Shayla: Thank you for joining us today for the Roof Life of Oregon podcast…. Read more »

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. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB37-228 Shayla: Thank you for joining us today for the Roof Life of Oregon podcast. I’m talking with Daniel today. Daniel, tell us… 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 »