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How to Pick the Best Cedar Roof Contractor

Updated: Sep 15, 2020

A cedar roof can add both beauty and value to your Connecticut residence. With proper care, these roofs can last up to 50 years. That's why it's so important to perform regular roofing maintenance and repair work to ensure your cedar roof continues to look and function as it should.

From insects to rough storms, there are a variety of factors that can damage the cedar roof tiles. Curling wood or algae growth isn't just unsightly — it can also damage the integrity of your roof. If you are experiencing cracks, split tiles or watermarks, you'll want to find a good cedar roofing company to inspect, maintain and repair your roof.

Criteria for Choosing the Best Cedar Roof Contractor

The best cedar roofing companies will go the extra mile to ensure you have a visually appealing, long-lasting roof. If you're not sure how to find a good cedar roofing company near you, you can start by looking for the following criteria:

  • A good reputation: Ensure the company has many years of experience in the industry with positive customer reviews.

  • Comprehensive roofing services: Try to choose a company that offers both maintenance and repair work. If you can form an ongoing relationship with a contractor, you can count on them to serve your needs for years to come.

  • Worker's insurance and licensing: Be sure the potential roofing company is licensed, bonded and insured so you and your contractor are protected throughout the project.

What You Should Look for After You Choose Your Cedar Roofing Company

Let's say you've found a great roofing company. What's next? Run through this checklist with your contractor to make sure they know what they're looking for:

  • Maintenance routine: Before your contractor begins repairing your roof, it's important to maintain and prep it to remove any fungus or debris.

  • Quality cedar: Using high-quality cedar plank can protect against warping. If you're not sure what kind of cedar is installed on your roof, your contractor should be able to help you figure it out.

  • Spacing: The spacing also plays a role in how your finished roof will look and how much protection it will offer. If the tiles aren't spaced properly to accommodate swelling, your roof might not be protected from sun and water damage.

If you have concerns about anything on this checklist, let your contractor know so they can address them.

Cedar Roof Coatings: Your Industry Expert in Cedar Roof Systems

Cedar Roof Coatings has been inspecting, maintaining and repairing cedar roofs for 35 years. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured and serve all of Westchester County, Fairfield County, the Hamptons and Manhattan.

We have a wide range of cedar plank colors for you to choose from. In addition to maintaining your roof's color, we also perform repair work to replace any rotted and damaged wood, ridge caps, and vents. Our preservation services can beautify and extend the lifespan of your roof. We'll wash, repair and preserve your roof and remove any moss, fungus, mildew and debris.

Pick the Best Cedar Roofing Company in Connecticut

Before every cedar roofing project, the professionals at Cedar Roof Coatings evaluate your roof to determine what maintenance or repair work needs to be done. You can expect an honest evaluation without any pressure to replace the entire roof.

Once we determine what your cedar roof needs, we'll work with your schedule to get the job done. When you partner with Cedar Roof Coatings, you can expect professional interactions, quality workmanship and courteous service.

We stand behind our work and look forward to providing you with a visually appealing and functional cedar roof that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come. Contact us today for your free, no-obligation quote.

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