Cedar wood shake roofing offers a rustic or tailored look for your home’s exterior. With a tonal range that includes ambers, reds, golds, and browns, cedar is a naturally beautiful type of roofing that offers long-lasting practical benefits as well.
Regarded as one of the world’s toughest woods, cedar is a durable roofing material for your home in Dallas / Fort Worth / Kansas City. It is a smart investment for your home and will also enhance the structural strength of your roof.
Cedar wood roofs are a natural insulator, giving cooler temperatures inside in the summer months and warmer in the winter months. This will save you money on energy costs in the long term.
Cedar wood roofs are also energy efficient, providing a natural insulation up to two times that of asphalt shingles. This allows you to conserve home heating and cooling costs, and significantly save on energy bills.
Handsplit & Resawn Shakes
A rustic character with a country appeal. Split and then re-sawn cedar shakes are sawn on the backside while the faces of the Shake are split along the natural grain of the wood. This process gives the cedar wood a highly textured surface and looks great on chalets, modern country villas, or a ocean-side retreat. Heavy and medium shakes are thicker and heavier than any number of other grades of shingles, giving the roof a very rugged or rustic appearance.
Tapersawn Cedar Shakes
A sawn red cedar shake is sawn both faces but is thicker than a shingle. The added thickness enables it to be applied as a shake (2 ply with paper/felt interlay) resulting in lower application costs. Many architects like the more defined shadowline of the heavier butt and yet still get the cleaner look of a sawn product. Sawn on both sides and a smooth uniform look with added durability.
A sawn red cedar shake is sawn both faces and offer a more smooth and uniform look. Western red cedar shingles are a natural, luxurious, and a low carbon footprint roofing product that has been used as a durable roofing material for over a century. Don't settle for imitation. Make the authentic choice! This is a natural tailored look for your home in Dallas / Fort Worth. It has a slim profile for more smooth look. Used on traditional and modern style homes.