Wood Shake Roofing

Wood Shake Roofing Des Moines IAWood shake roofing offers a very unique look to your home that you neighbors will be envious of. No two shake roofs are alike as they have many variations of color, thickness, width and cut of wood. Other benefits of wood shake roofing include energy benefits. It helps insulate the attic and allows the house to breathe by air ventilation through the small openings underneath the wooden shingles. Often wood shake roofs are unrated by fire safety codes and many people use a spray on or wipe fire retardants which offer less protection than traditional roofing. However, there is pressure treated wood shakes that contain fire retardant coatings which do meet the national fire safety standards.

Wood Shake Roofing Des Moines IAAlthough wood shake roofing can provide a beautiful and unique appearance to the exterior to your home, there are a few negative aspects. Wood shake roofing requires proper maintenance and repair, and it may not last as long as other roofing. The lifecycle cost of wood shake roofing can be high over time. Also, wood shake roofing can be susceptible to mold, rotting and insects.

By contacting Waddle Exteriors, you can get a free in-home inspection of your current roof from our certified roofing experts. You can count on a trustworthy recommendation on shake roofing and there is no pressure to buy. Talk with one of our roofing experts today and discuss your options for a new wood shake roof.

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“We were very happy with the results when we first ordered the product and so we continued and called them the next year to add on even more. They did it in a timely manner and were very efficient!”

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