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Although a modern housing design generally incorporates asphalt shingles and vinyl siding, there is a timeless classic beauty to cedar shakes as either roofing or siding. As to the roof, metal roofing is also becoming popular for environmental reasons, and copper highlights on portions of the roof can provide a special unmatched elegance.
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Unfortunately, the roof of every house eventually has to be replaced. In the past, although there were options available people generally assumed they would use asphalt shingles as a roof covering whether they decided to use a standard gray or a more adventurous color. With today's technology, there are more options available depending on whether you prefer sheer value and cost, beautiful cosmetic appeal, or eco-friendly roofing which may lower your monthly power bill.
Your roofing is easily one of the most expensive aspects of your home. As such, when you need a new roof, you want to get one that will last for years.
Fortunately, you have many options when it comes to choosing your next roofing material. You can choose from metal, shingles, slate and tiles, but none is quite like having a cedar shake roof.
Cedar shakes might be an unfamiliar name to you when it comes to your home's exterior roofing and siding materials. Chances are you know about the cozy smell of cedar furniture but are not too familiar with its use as a siding option. Here's what you need to know to decide if it is right for you.
These days there are more roofing options than ever, and researching materials can be overwhelming. How can you possibly choose? For starters, it's important to understand the pros and cons of each.