Cedar Shakes

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 »

green roof The greenest green roof would be an unmaintained roof under maple trees. Ha! But if we’re talking about the lowest carbon footprint and least damaging to our environment, the answer is a cedar shake roof. Right on our coast range are some of the most beautiful, healthy, big, cedar trees.  If you continue up to... Read more »

  That depends on if you’re referring to the color of the moss on a particular roof or whether the roof has low carbon-footprint… Patrick has an answer for both! Find out more.

book with glasses on desk Roof jargon can be overwhelming, and honestly, a lot of roofers will use to confuse you. Roof Life of Oregon is here to do the opposite of that. We want to make things completely transparent so that you can make an informed decision for your roof.  So let’s clarify some roof jargon! 1) What is... Read more »

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Fasteners? Comp? Architectural Shingle? Flashing? Jerry helps you understand some basic roof lingo, for those of you who don’t parle the roofer speak. Let us help you get to know your roof.