Difference Between Roof Shakes and Shingles

Brad GordonCedar Shake, Shingles

Cedar shingles contractor

In the past, we have come across a number of people that are under the impression a wooden shingle and shake are essentially the same thing. While its true they are both great options for residential and commercial roofing projects where aesthetic appeal is a priority, there are some major differences between the two. These differences not only apply to … Read More

Maintain Your Cedar Shake Roof

Brad GordonCedar Shake


Your cedar shake roof will give you years of life when you keep it in good shape. There are many things a homeowner can do to their own roof. Know your limitations, though, and bring in the professionals when the job is too dangerous or complicated to do yourself. The Hazards to a Cedar Shake Roof As with any wood … Read More

Four Excellent Tips for Maintaining Your Cedar Shake Roof

Brad GordonCedar Shake, Roof Maintenance


If you happen to cover your property with a cedar shake roof, you know firsthand the striking appearance that such a roof gives.  And while a cedar shake roof is great to have, it also requires maintenance. Just the same as shingles, cedar shake roofs expand and contract as the weather temperatures change.  And although this is very normal, you … Read More

What’s the Difference Between Cedar Shakes and Shingles?

Brad GordonCedar Shake, Shingles

One of the most common questions our Vancouver roofing contractors are asked, whether on the roof or at a dinner party, is what’s the difference between a shake and a shingle. No, these are not the latest dance moves, but rather one of the more commonly used roofing materials throughout the Pacific Northwest. Both materials offer the same durability and … Read More