Wood shingles & shakes

shingle & shake differenceWood shakes offer a natural look with a lot of character. Because of variations like color, width, thickness, or cut of the wood, no two shake roofs will ever be the same.

 

 

 

Advantages:

  • helps insulate the attic
  • allows house to breathe

shingles  & shakes

shingle & shake needs replaced

 

Disadvantages:

  • high demands of maintenance and repair
  • short life
  • mold, rot and insects can be a problem
  • shakes can not be recycled
  • unrated by fire safety codes

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