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Don’t Install A New Roof Without This One Material

Protect your Home From Ice and Water Damage The winter months are now upon us and homeowners with roofing needs should not look past the importance of ice and water shield. This underlayment is required for all types of roofing products when installing a new roof system. Building code has mandated this material. The installation […]

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Do you know how long it will take to replace your roof?

We recently received a question to our Ask Mike section of the website. Here readers can submit questions for our Installation Manger, Mike Malone. See his answer on the time frame required for roof replacement and please let us know if you have a question too or think you might need your roof replaced. What is […]

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Rebuilding America, One Cedar Roof at a Time

There has been a lot of talk lately about blue-collar employees, putting Americans back to work and making the country great and – while we don’t want to touch the politics of this issue with a 20 foot ladder – we do think we can add something to the conversation about the importance of the […]

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Modern Home Design with Composite Cedar

A modern home design requires the use of the best materials, ones that offer the beauty of nature with the performance of new technology. For those who want to enjoy the charm of cedar on their home without the maintenance, Enviroshake composite cedar roofing replicates the curb appeal of real cedar while continuing to offer […]

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Age Before Beauty, Five Reasons Old Homes are Best

The Delaware Valley is full of historic cedar roof homes, and while new roofs are great, there are many advantages offered by old homes and home renovations. Connoisseurs know that like a fine wine, historic homes have aged to perfection. If you own an older home you are no doubt aware of its quirks and characteristics, […]

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Traditional Home Designs with Cedar Roofing

Architectural Design and Cedar Roofing – Traditional Homes This is the first in our series of blogs on home design and the many styles of architecture to use cedar roofing. While cedar roofing complements a variety of architectural styles, it makes sense to begin our series with traditional homes; Having been used for for centuries […]

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Six Signs of a Quality Cedar Roof Installation

Can Cedar Roofs be installed with a nail gun? A nail gun can be used to install all wood roof “systems”. The pressure of the air compressor should be regulated to ensure proper installation. The head of the nail should be driven flush with the surface of the shake or shingle being used. Why are […]

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The Making of Cedar Shakes and Shingles

Just caught a Season Four re-run of Mike Rowe at a cedar mill in Washington state. In the episode, the owner of the mill featured actually states, “We use wood no one else wants!” While the show offers a great demonstration of the process it also illustrates why we say  “All Wood Is Not Created Equal!” When correctly […]

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The Benefits of Composite Cedar Roofing

Homeowners with any type of roof can get the beautiful look of cedar without the maintenance. Cedar is a natural, beautiful and durable roofing material that can add value to a home with its many benefits. Certainly it is a classic choice used in the construction of some of the country’s oldest and most elegant […]

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Did your Cedar Roof Not Live Up to Its Promises?

Poor Quality Cedar Leads to Roof Failure This excerpt is from an article previously published in Suburban Life magazine, September 2012 According to Mark Carroll of Capital Forest Products, in the 1980s, the Mid-Atlantic market was exposed to a considerable amount of off-grade wood. By using lesser-quality logs, cutting with less precision and packing to […]

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See How the Colors Compare

Colors depicted for comparison purposes only. Actual preservation color may vary based on the condition of wood roof. Please refer to the Gallery for more representations of colors.