Wood Roofing

Wood Shingle Roofing in Massachusetts

Quality wood roof repair and replacement

Wood shingle roof replacement installation in Needham, Newton, Brookline, and Wellesley.
Finished work of wood shingles and copper valleys.

Natural wood roofs have been protecting homes for centuries. Wood shingles are aesthetically pleasing and provide natural beauty. At one time, the vast majority of homes in America were protected with natural wood roof shingles.

Today, homeowners choose wood roofing for a variety of reasons – the traditional look, a desire to use natural materials, historic accuracy. Due to variations in the color, width and thickness of wood shakes and shingles, no two wood roofs are the same. With proper care and maintenance, a wood roof can provide attractive and reliable protection for your home.

Types of wood roofs

Cedar is the most commonly used wood in North American these days for roofing. Cedar roofing comes in two varieties – shingles or shakes. A shingle is tapered and smooth on both surfaces. A shake is split to reveal the uneven natural grain of the wood on the face and is usually much thicker than a shingle.

Wood roof installation in Newton, Wellesley, Needham, and Brookline.When considering the purchase of wood shingles

Wood roofs are naturally beautiful and long lasting, provided the roof is designed and installed along very strict guidelines. Because Mother Nature is most unforgiving of this completely organic material, it is critical to demand the best design, the proper materials and full trained craftsmen. GF Sprague provides all three elements for the successful construction of a wood shingled roof.

Repair and maintenance of wood shingles

Wood shingle roofs should be inspected and maintained every 3-5 years. Your existing wood shingle roofs can be repaired repeatedly, which can add years of protection to your home. We can give you a full assessment of your roof’s condition and recommend options for keeping that great wood look for as long as possible.

Greater Boston’s wood roofing experts

GF Sprague has been building, repairing and maintaining wood roofs for 40 years. We provide high quality wood shingles that look great and will last for years to come. Call us today at 1-781-349-5673 or contact us online to get a free estimate on wood roof installation for your home. We offer all our roofing services in Newton, Needham, Wellesley, Chestnut Hill, Weston, Boston, Brookline, Quincy, Watertown, Cambridge and throughout the surrounding areas.

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They were good communicators, made the adjustments we asked for without trying to upsell us, and completed the work in a timely and professional manner.

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Inspected gutters and downspouts on a three story home. Gutters were clean but have definitely sagged. Told me that if there’s no water in the basement, the cure... read more

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Turned to GF Sprague for new gutters and had a great experience with them. Their entire team is prompt and professional. Couldn’t be happier with the work they did.

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