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Cedar Roof Installation In Connecticut & Rhode Island

Cedar Roofing

Cedar Roofing

For more than 78 years, Pawcatuck Roofing Company has been abreast of evolving roofing system technologies to provide the strongest, most reliable waterproofing systems available for commercial properties throughout New England. We know that a roof for your commercial property is a big investment.

The Natural Appeal of A Cedar Roof

There’s something truly captivating about cedar roofing. Its rich, warm hues and distinctive wood grain patterns make it a highly sought-after choice for homeowners who want to enhance their property’s curb appeal. Aside from its visual allure, cedar is a sustainable and eco-friendly material that blends seamlessly with the environment. A cedar roof offers a timeless look that is both elegant and inviting, making it the perfect choice for any home.


Robust Protection with Long-lasting Durability

Cedar roofing doesn’t just look great; it offers impressive performance too. Cedar shingles are known for their remarkable resilience, able to withstand harsh weather conditions such as heavy rain, strong winds, and even hail. The natural oils present in cedar wood act as a preservative, preventing decay and deterring pests like insects and rodents. Furthermore, cedar roofs are energy-efficient, providing excellent insulation to keep your home comfortable throughout the year. With proper maintenance, a cedar roof can last for decades, standing as a testament to its durability.


Expert Craftsmanship for Flawless Installation

Our team of experienced professionals understands the importance of a well-installed cedar roof. We take pride in our meticulous attention to detail and commitment to using only the highest quality materials. From the initial consultation to the final inspection, we work closely with you to ensure your cedar roof not only meets but exceeds your expectations. With our expert craftsmanship, you can trust that your cedar roof will provide lasting beauty and protection for your home.

Cedar Shake vs. Cedar Shingle

When it comes to cedar roofing, two primary options stand out – cedar shakes and cedar shingles. Both offer the beauty and durability of cedar wood, but they have unique characteristics that make them suitable for different architectural styles and preferences. Let’s explore the differences between cedar shakes and cedar shingles to help you make an informed decision for your home.


Cedar Shakes: Rustic Charm with Enhanced Durability


Cedar shakes are known for their rustic, rugged appearance with a rough-hewn texture that adds depth and character to any roof. They are hand-split or machine-sawn from cedar wood, resulting in a thicker profile compared to cedar shingles. This increased thickness not only provides enhanced insulation but also compensates for the natural crests and troughs along their width, ensuring each shake remains strong and resistant to splitting. Cedar shakes are an excellent choice for homeowners seeking a traditional, natural look that complements a wide range of architectural styles, from log cabins to country homes.

Cedar Shingles: Sleek Elegance and Uniformity

Cedar shingles, on the other hand, are known for their smooth, uniform appearance that adds a touch of refinement to any roof. They are machine-cut from cedar wood, resulting in a thinner profile and clean lines that span the entire roof surface. While cedar shingles are less expensive than cedar shakes, they still provide outstanding protection against insects and moderate rain. The sleek elegance of cedar shingles makes them an attractive option for homeowners seeking a more contemporary, polished look for their roof.

Making the Right Choice: Cedar Shake or Cedar Shingle?

Ultimately, the decision between cedar shakes and cedar shingles comes down to personal preference and the desired aesthetic for your home. Both options offer the natural beauty and durability of cedar wood, as well as excellent insulating properties that contribute to energy efficiency. Consider the architectural style of your home, your budget, and the desired maintenance level when making your choice. Whichever option you choose, you can trust that a cedar roof will enhance your home’s curb appeal and offer long-lasting protection.

Whatever work you need done on your commercial property’s roof, we can help. The company’s services include roof repairs, roof replacements, and installations. Our experienced team is also available to perform roof inspections and provide technical consultations on your current roof’s system design. We will also help you establish a budget for any scheduled maintenance and roof replacements. Our goal has been to operate a great roofing company that is 100% dedicated to our customer’s satisfaction.


Your commercial or industrial investment needs to be protected – that starts with a reliable roof.

Keep your building secure and let Pawcatuck Roofing address any roofing needs you may have. Whether you’re looking for simple repairs or require a complete overhaul, we can help.

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