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Cedar Shingles & Oak Shakes
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cedar shingles roofing material

Why ELC?

  • Highly-rated roofing services
  • Estimates, surveys and risk assessments at no extra cost
  • Established in 2012
  • Our roofing contractors hold a valid CSCS card and have public liability insurance
  • 1,500+ happy customers
  • Guarantees & warranties across all our services
  • We tidy up and dispose of all materials and debris after constructing
  • Competitive prices
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Cedar shingles & oak shakes both give the building a distinctive finish, although previously used on historical buildings, architects are now using them to make the property stand out whilst blending in with its natural surroundings.

Two main kinds of cedarwood are used on roofs

There are two main kinds of cedar wood used in crafting roofing systems, they are red cedar and white cedar.

Red cedar is the higher-priced of the two because of its extremely high quality, a key factor when considering cedar wood for the roofing of your home.

That’s why we’re partial to western red cedar shingles. Besides its strength and longevity, Western red cedar wood is naturally resistant to rot and insect damage can withstand varying temperatures and climates and contains tannic acid, a natural preservative.

White cedar is a less costly alternative and ages attractively to a silvery greyish hue.

Certain types of white cedarwood, such as Atlantic white cedar, Eastern white cedar and Northern white cedar, are resistant to decay, will not splinter and provide good stability.

At ELC Roofing we have carried out many projects in cedar shingles including turrets on churches

Our teams have worked on new builds, listed properties, stately homes, halls, manors, churches, schools, holiday homes, cottages and work for private property owners, landlords, and contractors whether the job is a new build, rebuild, repair work, insurance work or emergency work.

To complete the aesthetic look of cedar, take a look at cedar cladding.

Our showroom provides samples of all sorts of materials.

Wherever you are in the East of England

We have offices and roofers based across the UK, that’s what makes us one of the largest, leading roofing companies in the south-east.

Our main offices are based in Cambridge, Ipswich, Saffron Walden, SuffolkChelmsford, and we have roofers available in locations like Essex, Peterborough, Milton Keynes and many more areas near you!

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