Wood Cedar Shake Shingles
Restore the Beauty to Your Home
There are many different types of asphalt shingles to look at when wanting to re-roof your home. The main thing you want to know is how long the shingles are going to last, that is all going to be determined by the shingle style. Different styles of shingles have different lifespans. The very last thing you want to pick, is the color of the shingle. The color may seem like the main thing to look for but you may end up falling in love with the color of a not so good shingle. We all would like a shingle to last forever, unfortunately they don’t. Here are a few simple steps to determine which shingle would be best for you.
Step 1: Shingle Style
Is the shingle a 3 tab, which has a considerably shorter lifespan, architectural which has many different lengths of lifespan or is it a wood shingle with a mid to long range lifespan with care?
Step 2: Shingle Life
Is the shingle a 10, 15, 20, 25 30 yr. or Lifetime?
Step 3: Shingle Color
After you have determined the life and style of shingle the color is up to you, generally speaking no color will be better than another unless you go with white. White shingles are actually Energy Star rated shingles and will help with energy savings.
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Wood Cedar Shake Shingles
Wood cedar shake shingles if properly maintained will last the life of your home. For many homeowners it may be difficult to be able to maintain the cedar shingles. The main problem with cedar shingles is algae. If algae start growing on a cedar shingle it needs to be cleaned off. There are many ways to clean cedar shingles and maintain their lifespan. Diluted bleach water sprayed on with a simple weed sprayer is a fast easy and efficient way to keep your wood shingles algae free. if the algae have become too heavy a pressure washer would be the best solution to cleaning wooden cedar shake shingles. Preventative maintenance, is to have copper wire ran across your cedar shingles. The copper on the shingles will not allow the algae to grow, this method is usually done upon installation. If you have wood cedar shake shingles and need them cleaned, we will give you a free estimate.
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Replaced my hail damaged roof, gutters and repaired damaged vinyl siding. They were excellent and did everything they said they were going to do.Dave Shumocker
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We provide our services to clients all over Nebraska
We are based in Lincoln
Some of the areas we serve include, Adams, Bellevue Bennett, Blair, Columbus, Eagle, Gretna, Grand Island, Elkhorn, Elmwood, Firth, Fremont, Hallam, Hickman, Kearney, McCook, Millard, North Platte, Palmyra, Panama, Papillion, Roca, ScottsBluff, Sterling, Syracuse, Tecumseh, Unadilla, Walton, Omaha, Waverly,York and Many More….