Cedar shake and shingle roofing are both made from western red cedar, a type of wood known for its durability and resistance to rot and insect infestation.
Cedar shakes are thicker and rougher-textured than shingles and are often used for a rustic, natural look. They are also known for their insulating properties, which can help to reduce energy costs. Cedar shakes are also a sustainable roofing option as they are made from a renewable resource.
Cedar shingles, on the other hand, are thin and smooth-textured, and are often used for a more polished, refined look. They are also known for their durability and resistance to rot and insects, and they are a sustainable roofing option.
Both cedar shake and shingle roofing are also resistant to fire, and their natural oils make them resistant to rot and decay. They also can increase the value of your property. They are also a eco-friendly roofing option as they are a natural and renewable resource.