Cedar Siding And Roofing

Cedar Shake Siding Repairs Near Hospital Island

Thinking About Cedar Shake Siding?

The Natural Beauty Of Cedar

The more time goes by, the more people realize how beautiful natural materials can be when used for roofing. This is particularly true for cedar wood shake roofing, which offers decades of protection and adds a gorgeous design feature to your Hospital Island house. Natural wood does come with special maintenance requirements, but there’s a lot of value and beauty for property owners to enjoy! Not only is your house one of your most valuable assets, it’s also the place you and your family should feel most comfortable and safe. When your roof gets affected by a storm or hail, wind – or general wear and tear, you can rely on the pros at Expressway to get your home’s cedar exterior back in shape.

Replacing Cedar Shakes

We handle everything from cedar siding and cedar roof repair to a full roof replacement with cedar materials. Get the relief of knowing that your property is fully protected from roof-related water damage by using cedar. Wood shingles are usually made from western red cedar, cypress, pine and redwood trees. The cedar can be cut to form planks that are fit together, or can be in the form of shingles or “shakes.” The beauty, durability and benefits of cedar have been known for a long time in the United States. Cedar siding features great dimensional stability, which allows it retain its shape while also taking well to nailing and staining. In a world made up mostly of houses with the same old vinyl siding, dwellings clad with cedar siding stand out as classic, unique and beautiful.

Horizontal options include clapboard, shingles and shakes and vertical options such as board and batten are just a few of the choices available. Once you decide on what style of wood siding you want to go with, it’s time to choose what type of wood you want to use. Depending on the type of you look you want to achieve, the wood siding can also be painted or stained. Wood siding can increase the property value of your residence or building, as well as add that natural element that you can’t get from a vinyl siding product. Although cedar siding does require maintenance, it can look beautiful and is resilient for years (if you are diligent about painting and staining it every few years).

Is Your Cedar Damaged?

Another perk of wood siding is that it is available locally in many regions, is biodegradable and is fairly low in embodied energy. The unique tones and patterns of untreated cedar siding mean no two dwellings look exactly the same. While other colors and styles of siding can look dated, cedar siding is timeless. Because cedar has such a classic look, it goes well with different types of dwellings. Cedar is also naturally resistant to decay and insects. Vinyl siding is very popular, however, it has one serious drawback. That is not so with cedar. Western red cedar has flame spread and smoke development classifications that are superior to the minimums set by most building codes. Though our workmanship and product choices are excellent, once in a while cedar siding does need to be repaired. Another plus to cedar siding is that it can be replaced easily, and individual sections of it can be fixed easily if necessary.

Our cedar siding is designed to look great and provide years of protection with minimal maintenance. So once you’ve settled on all of the details, our installation technicians will get right to work. These highly trained and experienced technicians understand the ideal practices for installing cedar siding and will work tirelessly to ensure that your siding is installed correctly so that its perks are maximized and it looks fantastic. If you have existing cedar siding, it’s important to hire a company that knows the ideal way to remove it so that the new material can be nailed in properly. No need to hire a carpenter when Expressway handles the project and all carpentry work is done by our very own skilled professionals.

Expressway: The Cedar Shake Pros

Our pros have served the Long Island region since 2001 and we’ve learned a thing or two about crafting cedar siding during that time. Our pros are plugged in to the perfect practice involved with crafting with cedar siding. Expressway has built a superb reputation on the foundation of customer service, highly-skilled workmanship and superior products – and it has helped keep us in business for more than two decades. Our pros are fully insured and licensed to work in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. All of our employees undergo a thorough background check and our pros consistently earn an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Our workmanship on all siding jobs is backed by a warranty, and Our pros even offer a warranty on some repair work. Our Google reviews are a testament to our quality work.

Be sure to call us or email us today for a free estimate on your cedar siding home project. There is no job that our siding experts consider too big or too small. If you own a building near Hospital Island – our experts can be there in no time to conduct a cedar roof or cedar siding inspection for you. If you think cedar siding might be right for your home, give us a call. We will be happy to give you details on all of our options, answer any questions that you have and provide recommendations to help you choose an option that will meet all of your needs.