Cedar Shake

Cedar Shake Roofing

Cedar shakes differ from traditional wood shingles in size and symmetry. Shake roof material has a natural, unsymmetrical aesthetic, whereas shingles are cut uniformly. Cedar shake adds a unique charm to Virginia homes that resemble antique lighthouses and signature east coast cottages. Are you ready to give your Virginia residential home the classic touch? Our team of professionals is skilled and experienced in replacing, maintaining, and constructing cedar shake roofs.
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Cedar Shake Roofing Benefits

District Roofing offers a Cedar Shake roof, a natural material resistant to decay, rot, and insects. It is a durable roofing option that can last up to 30 years or more with proper maintenance.
Cedar shake roof is a renewable resource, making Cedar Shake Roof a sustainable roofing option. It can also be recycled at the end of its life.
Natural Look
Cedar Shake roof has a unique, natural look that can add beauty and character to a building. It comes in various colors and finishes and can be customized to the extent the homeowner wants.
Resistance to Severe Weather Conditions
Cedar Shake roof can resist high winds and severe weather conditions, making it a good choice for areas prone to storms and hurricanes.
Reduction of Cooling and Heating Costs
Cedar Shake roof provides natural insulation, which can highly reduce heating and cooling costs and improve energy efficiency, making it an environmentally friendly option.
Reduction of Exterior Noise
Cedar Shake roof provides excellent sound insulation, which can help reduce exterior noise and create a more peaceful indoor environment.

What Our Company Can Offer for Cedar Shake Roofing Service

At District Roofing, we provide free consultation and explain the pros and cons of choosing wood shakes for your particular home to help you decide on a material that fits your area and your style. We'll offer our knowledge and quality materials, equipment, and roofing services to save you time and money. With our exceptional cedar shake roofing service, we ensure your guaranteed satisfaction with your roof installation.


Metal roofs offer a range of benefits. Hail damage roof repair is rarely needed because the material is resilient. They're economical, available from recycled materials, and help keep heat in during cold months and heat out during hotter months. They come in various colors and aesthetics for your home's overall appeal and energy efficiency.

Upgrades and Updates

Looking to upgrade to match your other outbuildings, or are you concerned about energy costs and looking to improve your home's energy efficiency?
Every property is unique, and will work with you to find the best solution for your needs and budget. We help you navigate your options and take care of the installation from start to clean-up.

Maintenance and Repair

Environmental factors and age eventually mean your roof needs repair or replacement.
Is your home ready for a roof and gutters upgrade? We'll help you find matching materials that fit your budget, the latest technology, and your aesthetic.
We'll handle the entire repair and help with routine maintenance.

When It's Time to Get Cedar Shake Roofing Service

  • Signs of Wear and Tear: If you notice any signs of wear and tear, such as cracked, warped or split cedar shingles, it’s time to call District Roofing for cedar shake roofing service.
  • Roof Leakage: If your cedar shake roof is leaking, it indicates it’s time for a service. A leaking roof can cause severe damage to your property if not addressed on time.
  • Age: Cedar shake roofs have a period of around 30 years. If your cedar shake roof is nearing this age or older, it is best to have it inspected by District Roofing professionals to determine if it’s time for a replacement.
  • High Winds or Severe Weather Conditions: High winds or severe weather conditions can cause damage to your cedar shake roof. If you experience such weather conditions, it is advisable to have your roof inspected by District Roofing.
  • Improper Installation: Improper cedar shake roofing installation can lead to problems such as leakage or shingle damage. If you suspect that your cedar shake roof was not installed correctly, it’s time to contact District Roofing for a professional assessment and service.

Cedar Shake Roofing Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cedar Shake Roofing?

Cedar Shake Roofing is made from natural cedar wood. It is famous for its durability, natural insulation, and unique aesthetic appeal.

How long does Cedar Shake Roofing last?

Cedar Shake Roofing can last up to 30 years or more with proper maintenance.

Is Cedar Shake Roofing environmentally friendly?

Cedar Shake Roofing is a renewable resource, making it an eco-friendly choice for roofing. It can also be recycled at the end of its lifespan.

How often does Cedar Shake Roofing need to be maintained?

Cedar Shake Roofing should be inspected and cleaned annually to maintain its integrity and prolong its lifespan.

Does Cedar Shake Roofing require unique installation?

Cedar Shake Roofing requires experienced installers familiar with the unique installation process and the necessary materials.

Can Cedar Shake Roofing be repaired if damaged?

Cedar Shake Roofing can be repaired by experienced roofing professionals like District Roofing. Addressing any damage as soon as possible is essential to prevent further issues.

Is Cedar Shake Roofing a good choice for areas with high winds or severe weather?

Cedar Shake Roofing is known for its wind resistance and can withstand severe weather conditions, making it a good choice for areas prone to storms and hurricanes.

How much does Cedar Shake Roofing cost?

The cost of Cedar Shake Roofing depends on various factors, such as the size of the roof, the slope, and the complexity of the installation. Contact District Roofing for a free estimate.

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