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General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) offers shakes and shingle roofing; shake inspection, maintenance, repair and replacement through-out Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. Shake Roofing Contractors Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and points between.

Materials for Roofing - Shakes and Shingles

Re Roofing your home can be an exciting undertaking with modern architectural shake and shingle materials that are now available.

Materials we offer for repair and replacement are both traditional real wood cedar roofing and a comprehensive offering of premium "shake looking" material choices.

Other methods of re-producing the real wood shake look, texture, and profile include a plethora of choices that use metal, concrete, lightweight tile, clay, modern asphalt laminates, stone coated steel tile, synthetic or composites, rubber shakes and tiles.

Due to the shear volume of material options, we suggest viewing the various links provided below that will lead you to various material manufacturer web sites. After you have had time to review the options, request an estimate for the cost of re-roofing your home with the various products available.

Manufacturers of the materials are;

Natural Wood Cedar Shakes and Shingles: Clarke Group (Black Hawk, Green River, Scott Cedar, Cedar Plus). www.clarkegroup.com,  www.silvercreekcedar.cawww.waldun.com 

Metal Roofing with Slate and Shingle Profile and Texture: Westform has a Slate and Shingle Profile available in a Metal Shingle (www.westform.com).  

Asphalt Shingle with a "Shake Look": IKO has a Shake looking Laminate Shingle called the IKO Amourshake, Armourshake Brochure (www.IKO.com). GAF has an excellent shingle style guide that assists with shingle textures and designs that suit different goals in design (www.gaf.com).

Concrete and Clay Tile offers Shake and Slate looking Tile in various colors and textures: Monier Life (www.monierlifetile.com) and Unicrete (www.unicrete.com) have a wide selection of concrete tile with shake appearances

Stone Coated Steel Shingles with a Shake Profile and Texture: Decra Stone Coated Steel (www.decra.comwww.metroroofproducts.com).

Synthetic or Composites with a Shake Look: Davinci Roof-Scapes (www.davinciroofscapes.com).

Rubber Roofing with a Shake Looking Rubber Tile: Euroshield (www.euroshieldroofing.com). 


More Information on Re-Roofing and the Materials Available

Our roofing blog contains a number of articles that cover topics such as shakes, cedar, cedar shakes, metal shingles, materials, shingles, repair and replacement, re roofing, roof vents, ventilation, and underlay.


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