Wood shake

Wood shake

Any thick hand-split, edge-grained shingle or clapboard; formed by splitting a short log into tapered sections.
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It's not just about choosing between asphalt shingle and wood shake for your roof or settling for the best paint colors, then you're done.
They consist of residential and commercial roofing that comprises new roofing installation, re-roofing, roof repairs, roof replacement, metal roofing, tile roofing, wood shake roofing, free inspections, and a lot more.
Wood shake roofs can last about 30 years, fiber cement shingles average 25 years, and asphalt shingle roofs can last for about 20 years.
Fluorescent lights will give way to LED lighting as the Community Library in Ketchum sheds its 1970s features in a $10.5 million remodel and expansion.<br />The privately funded library replaced its original wood shake roof two years ago with triple-thick asphalt shingles.
Your jurisdiction may not allow solar panels on a wood shake roof because that's a potential fire hazard.
For country-style cottages, consider clapboard shingles for siding, or wood shake for siding and roofing, and wide white trim or shutters around windows.
"Next after that is trying to push folks to replace wood shake roofs," he said.
F: DaVinci Shake roofing tiles offer the authentic beauty of natural wood shake shingles.
If a spark lands on a wood shake roof, it's almost certain it will catch on fire."
"All studies after the hurricanes showed that metal held up better than any material out there," says Bob Bostic, Eastern regional manager for Gerard Roofing Technologies, which manufactures stone-coated steel roofing in five different looks, such as concrete tile, asphalt shingle and wood shake.
The doomed house was a ranch-style building with a wood shake roof.
By far, the two best things interface homeowners can do to create defensible space is reduce debris accumulation around their homes and get rid of untreated wood shake roofs.