Cedar Roofs

 Why choose a cedar roof?

The architectural appeal of a cedar shake roof complements a home in a way no other type of roof can. Aside from the beauty of cedar, it also offers several advantages over a traditional asphalt roof.

Our sales staff will meet with you to explain our estimate and the options available for your project. From start to finish, our sales people and certified crews work together to ensure that your new roof is completed with the utmost attention to detail and to your satisfaction.

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Cedar Shake Roof Installation

  • A cedar roof provides particularly good insulating properties, especially for larger homes. A well-insulated home means staying warmer in the winter and cooler in summer, contributing substantially to a lower energy cost.
  • Because of its superior insulating ability, homes with cedar shake roofs tend to be quieter than homes with asphalt shingles.
  • Cedar is a natural, hail resistant product.
  • A properly installed and maintained cedar shake roof can last up to 50 years.
 
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Why choose Exterior Wood Restoration?

Simply stated, we are the best at what we do. Exterior Wood Restoration is the only Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau (CSSB) approved installer of cedar shake roofs in the state of Indiana. We have held this distinction since 2004 and adhere to the strict CSSB standards for roof installation using CSSB certified materials and techniques.

Our sales staff will meet with you to explain our estimate and the options available for your project. From start to finish, our sales people and certified crews work together to ensure that your new roof is completed with the utmost attention to detail and to your satisfaction.

 
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Quality materials + A certified crew = Outstanding results

Exterior Wood Restoration only purchases top of the line, CSSB certified Blue Label Premium #1 shakes which we order directly from mills in the U.S. and Canada. We take great care to find the best possible materials that will provide the longest lasting beauty to your home.

Our CSSB trained installers have worked as a team together for many years. They follow the stringent guidelines and standards of the Cedar Bureau Manual. Installation is always in accordance with local building codes.

With superior products and top of the line crew, the end result is a beautiful, high quality roofing system guaranteed to aesthetically enhance your home as well as outperform a traditional roof.

 
Roofing-Process

The roofing process

Once your project is approved and materials arrive, our certified crew will remove your old roof taking care to protect your property and landscaping. All debris is cleaned up daily.

Shakes

The shakes are applied by hand leaving a 3/8" to 5/8" keyway between shakes. They are then carefully trimmed to fit and can either be applied evenly or in a staggered pattern depending on your personal preference. Cedar Breather can also be installed which allows air flow beneath shakes, drying them more quickly and enhancing the longevity of your roof.

 
Copper-Flashing

Copper Flashing

We recommend replacing all flashing on your home with copper which lasts longer than other metal flashings. Our coppersmiths hand make all new step flashings and chimney flashings on site. We will also install new copper valleys to all valley areas of your home.

Venting

There are several options for venting your roof, including ridge vents, power vents or box vents. Our professionals will discuss the best options for your home. Finally, hip and ridge caps are installed to complete the project.

 

Warranties

The CSSB offers a limited lifetime warranty. CSSB member mills also offer material warranties for the products we use. We will meet personally with you to apply for these warranties.

Exterior Wood Restoration offers its own 20 year installation warranty as well.

Call us today for a free estimate at (800) 203-5143 or visit our Contact page and we can answer any questions you have.

Before and After Roof Installation Comparisons

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Completed Roof Installations

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Grouselands Estate

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Grouseland is the elegant Georgian home built in 1803 by William Henry Harrison when he was Governor of the Indiana Territory. A National Historic Landmark, the house was more than a residence. This magnificent building was the center of government for the Indiana Territory and also served as a fortress in times of unrest.

Learn more at www.grouselandfoundation.org

Minnetrista House

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Minnetrista, also known as Minnestrista Cultural Center, is a museum and cultural center located in Muncie, Indiana with exhibits and programs that focus on nature, local history, gardens and art. The 40-acre campus includes a museum with changing exhibits, the historic home called Oakhurst, many themed gardens, outdoor sculptures and a portion of the White River Greenway

Learn more at www.minnetrista.net

Lake James Radius Roof

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Roof Installation Materials

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Roof Installation Copper Work

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