Cedar Shake Roof

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Enjoy The Unique Look of Cedar Shake Roofs

A cedar shake roof installation in McLean, VA is a great way to add a rustic and warm look to your property. They provide a unique roof that will be sure to stand out amongst the rest. AST Roofing & Consulting, LLC has the knowledge and expertise to provide you with the services you need with your cedar shake roof. Call our team at (703) 599-1490 today to learn more.

Learn More About Cedar Shake

A cedar shake roof is a great way to provide a unique aesthetic to a roofing system. They are taken from the same material used in campfire wood so naturally, fire retardant chemicals can be applied for protection. They are naturally renewable and biodegradable and help insulate the addition and allowing the house to breathe. They are able to circulate air through that small opening under the roofing felt where they are laid which makes them energy efficient roofing options. These shingles will have a variable lifespan as the life of the roof will depend on the type of wood used, the thickness of the cut (the thicker the better,) and local climate. A well-maintained shingle roof can live for 20-25 years. They can come in a variety of grades and are a light wright roofing options that will offer adequate strength and protection from moisture.


Cedar shakes will need to be pressure washed every 4-5 years in order to maintain their appearance yet beware of using high settings which can premature aging and cause damages. As cedar shakes are prone to algae and moss it’s important to have them treated if necessary. In general, a cedar shake roof should be inspected annually in order to check for signs of aging, insect infiltration, rot, and more.

Our team is here to guide you with your cedar shake roof installation in McLean, VA. Give our knowledgeable experts a ring today for more information.

Get In Contact With Us Today

AST Roofing & Consulting, LLC is here to provide you with the assistance that you need for a secure cedar shake roof installation in McLean, VA. Speak to our team today to see what other residential roofing services we offer. Call (703) 599-1490 soon.