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Is a shake and a shingle the same thing?

No, there is a difference. A shingle is sawn and thinner at the butt than a shake. A shake is split on one or both...

 

What are the advantages of using a wood shingle on my roof?

Besides the beauty of natural wood, a wooden shake or shingle is a renewable resource and is highly durable in extreme weather such as hail, high...

 

Do I need to put some kind of finish on my wooden shingle roof?

There are several different kinds of products you can put on your wood shingle or shake roof. Depending on the look you want, you can use...

 
 
 
 


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