Decra Roofing

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 »

Portland’s favorite roof is a cedar shake, but people are looking for alternatives to costly wood. Jerry explains the pros and cons of synthetic shake roofs. Our consultations are free!

When we go out to a home, we can usually tell which parts of the home have been remodeled. As our industry changes and progresses, there are often updates that can be made to remodels to keep water out of your home. Here are just a couple things to look out when remodeling. Remodelers like… Read more »

In this episode, we talk to Patrick about the different types of roofing out there on the market, and why Roof Life is choosing to add a couple alternative roofing products to our offerings. He also describes what an “alternative roofing product” is, and how it can benefit your roof. Podcast Transcription- RoofLifeB018-152: Shayla: Thank… Read more »

In this episode, Jerry goes in-depth to fill you in about our new roofing product options. We’re really excited about them and think you will be, too! Podcast Transcription- RoofLifeB018-151: Shayla: Thanks for joining us today for the Roof Life of Oregon podcast. I’m talking with roof consultant, Jerry. And, Jerry, you guys have a… Read more »

Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of alternate roofing products fail. But the price of asphalt and cedar fiber continues to go up, so we’ve been looking for an alternative with a proven track record. After years of research, we’ve decided to add Davinci and Decra roofing products to our offerings here at Roof... Read more »
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DaVinci Sample Roof

We’ve recently started installing two new styles of roofing for our customers: Davinci and Decra. Both are synthetic-style roofing, and have proven track record in the industry.   Benefits of Davinci Davinci is plastic-style roofing. It’s closed cell, which means nothing can grow on it. This is good news for homeowners in the northwest, because… Read more »