Cedar Shake Roofing Suffolk County Long Island NY
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Wood shake roofs on Long Island are eco-friendly, renewable, versatile, and can easily enhance curb appeal in a way asphalt shingles simply cannot. They are more expensive, tricky to install and require extra maintenance, however. Annual roofing inspection & proper care are vital if you want your wood shake roof to last. Power-washing and the application of chemical cleaning solutions, preservatives, and pigmented finishes can add resilience and enhance the roof’s appearance. We are licensed and insured so give us a call today for all your cedar shake roofing questions.
We are experienced with all phases of cedar shake roofing such as repairs, maintenance, and installs !
Cedar shake roof is a great option for a range of homes, and they can provide your home with a unique look. This is due to the different thickness and length of each shingle. We at Pro Home NY have the years of experience in the installation and repair of cedar shake roofs. So, you can rest easy knowing that the job will be finished correctly, on time and within budget. Some benefits of choosing a Cedar Shake roof can be found below.
- Dimensional Stability
With its ability to maintain its original dimensions in humid conditions, this type of wood has a low density that provides minimal shrinkage. With it lying flat, straight and its ability to hold fastenings tightly, this type of material makes for lasting installations.
With natural preservatives that make it resistant to UV rays, moisture, insect damage, and is resistant to several other elements. Cedar roofing can also be factory treated to be fire-resistant, fungus resistant, and be supplemented to be even more moss and insect resistant as well. Along with adaptable for tough and varied climatic conditions.
We know your roof will not be entering in any weightlifting competitions strength is still something to look at when choosing a roof? This roofing material is naturally durable and will enhance the structural strength of your homes roof.
Cedar wood is extremely easy to work with. With its long, lightweight lengths of timber with fine, straight graining patterns and uniform texture. Those characteristics make it easy to cut, saw and nail. However, just to make things even easier hip and ridge units are pre-assembled before shipping. Along with its ability to accept a range of finishes, from fine oils and stains to solid coatings and paint. Honestly, Cedar wood must be one of the easiest products we work with.
Cedar is a natural insulator. Which allows for cooler temperatures inside the summer months and warmth in the winter months. What does that mean for you? More money saved on your heating and air conditioning.
- Cost Savings
While its true that Cedar roofs are more expensive to install and repair. They will save you money in the long term. With just how energy efficient they are, you are able to conserve home heating and cooling cost.
- Unique Appearance
As we have said in the above paragraphs, this type of wood has several practical benefits. However, it also offers a natural and timeless look that will enhance the curb appeal of your home. With its rustic, roughhewn appearance it truly will be something that whole neighbor talks about for years to come.
As always, we go over both the pros and cons of any roof that we install on our customer’s house. We do this just to make sure our clients are informed and have all the information in front of them for them to make an informed decision. Below you will find some cons of Cedar Shake Roofing.
With something as exotic as Cedar Shake Roofing, cost will be something to look at. These roofs truly look amazing when installed correctly. They bring a different element to your home. If you are thinking about having a Cedar Shake Roof installed, make sure to have an expert go over all of the cost and details about this roof.
While its true all roofs require maintenance. Cedar roofs will require regular maintenance to prevent moss, mold and mildew growth. There are a few options for cedar treatment preservatives that could be added during the crafting process. However, therefore we suggest that you have an open line of communication with your roofer. These are things that a homeowner needs to be aware of.
Overall, the roof that is right for your home depends on several factors. Therefore, we at Pro Home NY suggest having a roofer come out and go over any questions or concerns you may have. Along with some suggestions. We at Pro Home NY would love to be your roofing company of choice!
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