Premium Cedar Shake Roofing in Athens, GA

Fully insured Athens, GA cedar shake roof replacement services. Our professionally trained roofing team uses a selection of the highest grade natural and synthetic cedar shake tiles available.

Cedar shake roofing can add a beautiful, unique, and rustic look to your Athens, GA home.

Are you looking for a new roof that complements the natural beauty of your home in Athens, GA? Cedar roofs are common choices for people in rural areas. Wooden shakes add a cozy, rustic look to your home and protect your roof better than asphalt shingles.

If you’re planning to have cedar shake roofing installed, you need an experienced roofing company you can trust. DeLaurier Roofing provides the best cedar shake roofing in Athens, GA. We use high-quality roofing materials to keep your roof looking picturesque for decades.

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What is Cedar Shake Roofing?

This eco-friendly type of shingle gets made by splitting logs with an ax. You can paint or stain the wood any color, though clear stains draw attention to its natural beauty.

Cedar roofs are more durable than traditional shingle roofing and resist punishment from hail. The wood’s thickness adds a layer of insulation to your home. You can also chemically treat cedar shakes to combat moisture and insect infestation. Treated wooden shakes withstand winds of 245 mph, while asphalt shingles lift after gusts of 130 mph. With the proper maintenance, your cedar shake roofing in Athens, GA, could last 30 years or more.

Cedar roofing replacement uses either natural cedar shake shingles or synthetic cedar shakes. If you’re unsure which option is best for you, DeLaurier Roofing can help you weigh the pros and cons.

Synthetic vs. Natural Cedar

Synthetic cedar shakes are faux wooden shakes made with alternative roofing materials, including metal, rubber, cement, and plastic. These types of roofs are designed to look like real cedar but are never 100% accurate.

Composite materials enhance durability, requiring fewer repairs and cleaning. Because synthetic cedar shake isn’t real wood, it handles moisture better than natural cedar. 

Natural cedar roofs can last decades but require high maintenance. Cedar shakes should be kept moisture-free, and moss or mildew should get removed immediately. Despite this extra required care, many homeowners choose natural cedar for its unmatched elegance.

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A hard earned reputation as Athens, GA’s most trusted installer of cedar shake roofing.

We are proud of our reputation in the Athens, GA area as a roofer that offer unparalleled service and experience. As a local company, we’re proud to stand behind ever cedar shake roof we install with industry leading warranties.

When it comes time to overhaul your roof and you’re considering cedar shake, you can count on Delaurier Roofing. Check out our Google and Facebook reviews to see why so many Athens, GA homeowners rely on us for their roofing needs.

Call us at (706) 343-9075 or use our online scheduling form to book your free roof analysis today.

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