Advantages of a wooden roof top

April 21, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Roofing

The roof of a house is like the icing on a cake. Not only for beauty but it is the shelter that protects us. Although there are various materials that can be used like metal, slate and clay tiles but wood is a popular and common choice for owners and builders.

A wooden roof helps in insulation and keeps the house warm. It allows a free flow of air between the wooden shafts. Moreover wooden shingles are long lasting and can withstand expansion and contraction due to weather conditions. Wood is light, can be carved using simple tools and allows snow to drain off easily and ensures protection from strong winds and hurricanes.

In fact wood is available in plenty in the US because of its geographical location and is therefore quite cheap. A wooden roof top is not only aesthetic, earthy and contemporary to look at, but also offers several advantages.

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