Cedar Roofs

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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 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 »

brava roof tiles on house 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 »

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, it can also be the most expensive. Jerry talks about alternatives to a cedar shake roof, and the benefits might surprise you.   Podcast Transcription:… Read more »

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 carbon footprint. Patrick tells us why this kind of roof works so well in our Western Oregon weather. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB033-220 Shayla: You are listening… Read more »