Cedar Roofing 101: What You Need to Know

Many homeowners in the Chicagoland area have opted for cedar roof installations on their homes. While more expensive than traditional asphalt shingles, cedar shingle roofs add an elegant touch to many houses. But are they right for your home? 

Before opting to have cedar shingles installed on your roof, you should be aware of their advantages and disadvantages. This is the subject of a great article posted at Shakeguys.com entitled Pros and Cons of Cedar Roofing.

This article lists attractive pros, including:

  • Exceptional beauty
  • Durability
  • Resistance to severe storms
  • Energy Efficiency

It also lists two disadvantages including:

  • Cost
  • Regular maintenance requirement

You can learn more about these pros and cons by reading the full article here.

Ultimately, the decision about roofing materials is yours to make, but you may benefit from consulting an expert for advice or information. The friendly roofers at Baltic Home Improvements have been installing both asphalt and cedar shingle roofing onto homes in the southwestern Chicago suburbs for more than ten years. We will be happy to answer your questions and provide you with a free estimate for your roofing job. Contact us today to learn more.

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