Shake Roofing – Traditional Northwest Style
Shake roofing is the most common type of roofing in the Northwest. Shake roofing uses wooden shingles, and is a premium choice for designers and architects. The beautiful wood shingles help the home blend in with it’s natural surroundings and provides protection from high winds and weather conditions.
A “shake” is a wooden shingle that is made from split logs. Shakes are used all over the world as both roofing shingles and siding. This type of roofing has been used for hundreds of years and continues to be popular to this day. Properly installed and maintained shake roofing can provide long lasting weather protection and a beautiful exterior treatment to any home.
Most shake roofing shingles are made from western cedar, but there are many options to choose from. Shake shingles give the home a more natural, rustic look that is perfect for homes in the greater Seattle area. Wood shingles are also energy efficient and can save you money on your energy bills.
If you have questions about Shake Roofing (wooden shingles), give us a call today for a free estimate!