Types of roofing shingles are made of wood become popular at this early era. We often found with the type of Teak wood shingles, but the high price makes this type of wood is less affordable to many people. Now comes the ironwood shingle. Wood shingle shake roofing has advantages over the ordinary one, the strong durable also has a special attraction because of the high art value. Wood primarily used as building materials, just like the other construction of building, power poles, and shipping.
It is one type of wet tropical forest wood which grows naturally in the most of great jungle in the world. For use as a roofing material, wood shingle cut thin slices about 4-5 mm. Then same as installing tile roof, bottom first, and then stacked with the top side and so on. But this time, a wood price is very expensive. It is increasingly hard to find. The strength, especially when it is wet, making the stuff so rare.
This time there is a combination of metal iron and some other materials. One is multi shingles made of zincalum, it is a combination of aluminum, zinc, and silicon alloy. According to one manufacturer multi shingles, it is made of metal shingles that is stronger and durable. No need to bother with termites, rot, leaks, and free of maintenance. It weighs about the same as wood shingle shake roofing, about 6.6 to 9 kg per m2.
The installation is so easy because it is flexible to follow the contour of the roof. Unlike the wood shingle roof that only displays a single natural color, metal shingle roofing offers a wide selection of colors such as brown, green, gray, and maroon. But the final consideration is according to your like and how about your home style. Each type has its own advantages. I think wood shingle shake roof is still a best choice, it can bring the natural passion, and the installation is not so complicated, almost the same with the synthetic version.
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