Add a natural and rustic look to your home with wood shake roofing. Offering a variety of widths, thickness, and colors, wood roofs are always unique and will set your home apart from others in the neighborhood.
A shake is a basic wooden shingle that is made from split logs. Shakes have traditionally been used for roofing and siding applications around the world. Higher grade shakes are typically used for roofing purposes, while the lower grades are used for siding purposes. In either situation, properly installed shakes provide long lasting weather protection and a rustic aesthetic, though they require more maintenance than some other more modern weatherproofing systems.
While wood shake roofing materials provide many benefits including helping to insulate the attic, they also require proper maintenance and repair. While installation of wooden shake roofs are more complicated than other materials, such as composite shingles,the final outcome often depends on the experience of the installers.