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

Installing a Metal Roof Over Shingles

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Shingles


When it comes time to repair or replace your old roof, there are several different options to choose from. One of the most efficient and durable option that many homeowners are turning to is installing a new metal roof over existing shingles. What are the Requirements? Before you can install a metal roof over your old shingles, your current roof … Read More

Cost Considerations To Make While Choosing Between Shingles And Metal Roofs

Brad GordonMetal Roofing, Roof Tips, Shingles


Whether a homeowner is building a new structure or repairing the extensive damage on an existing home, he or she will eventually be forced to make a number of significant decisions regarding the home’s roof. Perhaps the biggest of these choices involves the material for the roof. For most of today’s homeowners, the automatic material of choice is asphalt. However, … 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