FAQs About Wood Shake Roofs

Picture of wood shake roofWe could all probably stand to do some more research before we jump into big purchases. Many of us just don’t have the time. When it comes to your roof, you need a contractor who you can trust; you’ll find just such a contractor here at Eclat Roofing. We’ll keep you updated on all information relevant to your decision. To help with that, we’ve put together some FAQs about wood shake roofs.

 Do they last a long time?

Compared to other highly sold roofs like asphalt shingles, they have a great life-span. While they do need a strict maintenance schedule, they can last well over 20 years.

What does their maintenance entail?

When about ten years have passed from your installation, you will need to have an inspection done every other year to spot problems before they get bad. It will start to become susceptible to curling and burn outs. Luckily, maintenance on these types of damages proves relatively easy.

Will repairs break the bank?

The answer depends on the amount of maintenance you have performed before repairs become necessary. If you spot damage early, it won’t cost as much to fix.


Hopefully this helped inform you. If you have more questions about wood shake roofs, or any of our other roofing options here at Eclat Roofing, please don’t hesitate to give one of our friendly representatives a call. You can reach us at (214) 373-1500 or (817) 800-1881.