When Does My Cedar Shingle Needs a Replacement?

Signs when a Cedar Shingle or Shake Needs a Replacement

If one or more of the shingles or shakes on your cedar roof are showing any of these signs, it’s time to swap them out for new ones.

  •  Splitting
  •  Curling or cupping
  •  Cracks
  •  Fraying 

Replacing Cedar Shingles or Shakes

Although some homeowners may attempt to replace it themselves or have a friend with roofing knowledge do it, this type of do-it-yourself roof repair could void your roofing warranty. 

Cedar roofing requires special skill and care during installation. Only a certified cedar roofing company should perform the install.

Here are other key reasons why only cedar roof experts should replace your cedar roofing shingles:

  1. We know the replacement requirements for your roof design. 
  2. We know the weak spots for different roof types and how to properly replace the cedar roofing to ensure that fasteners won’t fail and lead to roof leaks.
  3.  We can recognize if other roofing material is about to fail and replace it as well.
  4.  We know how to perform shimming and other roof repair methods according to the style of roof on your home and its condition.
  5.  We know the underlying problems to look for that may be causing damage to your cedar shingles or shakes.

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