When it comes to the
appearance of Cedar Shake, nothing compares.
Preserving a Cedar
Shake *Wood Shingle* Roofing System
Normally there is a
chemical sprayed onto the cedar when manufactured. A
fire-retardant. This breaks down with weather as all
exterior wood products due to aged sun and the weather
washing and staining your Cedar Roof will preserve it
versus not doing any maintenance at all. Using a cedar
breather under the shakes would also prevent the cedar
from curling up as fast.
Its a proven
If you put 3"
strips of copper every 4th course under the lower end
of the 5th course. The chemicals with in the copper
will drip down and continuously clean your cedar roof
for years to come. A Roofer Fact!