Fred Schoeneman Guild Quality Woodworking

The Benefits of Wooden Roof Shingles

wooden roodWhile there are many types of roofing material, wooden roof shingles remain very popular. Not only are they frequently used on historic building, they can also be used to give modern homes a soft look. There are as many benefits to this type of roofing as there are styles available.  Be sure to use the service of a trusted roof instillation company.

Type of Wood Used

You really have your choice of wood when it comes to new wood shingles. Here are some that you’ll come across:

  • White oak
  • Ceder
  • Locust
  • Redwood
  • Elm
  • Poplar
  • Orange

How Long Do Wood Shingles Last?

Wood shingles typically last 30 years under good conditions. If you want to get to the thirty year mark, get regular roof maintenance done by a professional roofing company. This will greatly extend the life of the wood itself.

Main Benefits of Wooden Roof Shingles

  1. Long lasting
  2. Durable
  3. Energy Efficient
  4. Natural insullation
  5. Lower energy costs
  6. Many color choices
  7. Eco-friendly shingles
  8. Wind resistant
  9. Moisture resistant
  10. Fire resistant treatment available
  11. Fungus resistant treatment available
  12. Affordable

Consider wood shingle roofing for your next rood replacement.