Cedar Siding And Roofing

A cedar shake roof and siding job on Long Island

Cedar Shake Siding Repairs Near Meacham

Thinking About Cedar Shake Siding?

The Natural Beauty Of Cedar

The more time goes by, the more people realize how beautiful natural materials could be when used for siding or roofing. This is particularly true for cedar wood shake siding and roofing, which offers decades of protection and adds an elegant design element to your Meacham residence. 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 property 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 our technicians to get your house’s cedar exterior back in shape.

Fixing Cedar Shakes

We use only the finest cedar products in the industry and our quality and craftsmanship are second to none in the Meacham area. Cedar siding has been used on houses for hundreds of years. Wood shingles are usually made from western red cedar, cypress, pine and redwood trees. The cedar could be cut to form planks that are fit together, or will be in the form of shingles or “shakes.” The beauty, durability and plusses 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 homes with the same old vinyl siding, homes clad with cedar siding stand out as classic, unique and beautiful.

Horizontal choices include clapboard, shingles and shakes and vertical choices 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 may also be painted or stained. With over 20 years in the cedar siding business, our professionals can help you figure out which option could complement your property or building optimally. With energy costs currently so high, this could offer some major long-term cost savings.

Repairing Cedar Shakes

Another advantage 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 structures look exactly the same. Customers could treat the siding with stains, finishes or oils to create a variety of different textures, looks and colors. Our cedar siding is extremely durable and strong enough to stand up against high winds, hail, freeze/thaw cycles, high humidity, fungal decay, termites and more. Cedar fibers in the heartwood contain natural preservatives that are toxic to decay-causing fungi. In the case of a fire, the chemicals that make up the siding give off harmful, potentially deadly fumes. 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. This can be due to severe weather or myriad other factors of a Meacham summer or winter. Another benefit to cedar siding is that it will be repaired easily, and individual sections of it may 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 can get right to work. If you have existing siding, it is essential to hire a company that knows the best way to remove it so that the new material goes over it without leaks . Our background makes us uniquely qualified to accomplish this and have your property or building looking terrific. Expressway specializes in cedar siding and roof restoration, cedar board replacement, staining and all other aspects of restoring or maintaining a property with cedar siding.

Expressway: The Cedar Shingle Experts

Our technicians have served the Long Island region since 2001 and we’ve learned a thing or two about working with cedar siding during that time. Our pros are plugged in to the best practice involved with installing 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. We are fully insured and licensed to work in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. All of our employees undergo a thorough background check and our siding experts consistently earn an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Our workmanship on all siding jobs is backed by a warranty – and We even offer a warranty on some repair work. Our Google reviews are a testament to our quality work.

Be sure to contact us or email us today for a free estimate on your cedar siding property project. There is no job that our pros consider too big or too small. If you own a building near Meacham – our experts may 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 structure, give us a call. We can be happy to give you details on all of our ideas, answer any questions that you have and provide recommendations to help you choose an option that may meet all of your needs.

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