enviroshake ???

Old 04-28-04, 08:24 PM
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Thumbs up enviroshake ???

Enviroshake is a new product which has all the benefits of a cedar shake shingle...so I am told.

Any news on the product +, -, supposed to be < $ real cedar shakes c/w a 50 year warranty.

Appreciate the news !
Old 04-30-04, 05:04 PM
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Sorry :I think of shake shingles as how big the fire can be and how hard they are to keep clean and flash around them.

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I've researched them (as an architect). They may have the shape of a wood shake, but they are plastic, and the colors aren't that nice, IMHO. Also, plastic materials like that tend to fade, giving a "dried dog doo" look - you can see this in any number of synthetic slate roofs, too. They also cost as much if not more than real wood shake shingles. I like the look of real wood, but I agree they have their shortcomings. A well maintained wood roof CAN last a long time.
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Remember OC's Mira Vista plastic shake. Within a few years, they discontinued.

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