Click here for Roof Financing Options or Online Payment

Roofing Videos / Roofing Projects

Roofing Project: New Composite Asphalt Roof in Bellevue, Washington

Video Summary

Duration: 1:25

Date Published: Nov. 25, 2023

Author/Presenter: CJ McConaghy

Roofing Topic: Cedar shake conversion to composite roof installation

Roofing Type: Composite asphalt shingles

Tools and Materials: CertainTeed TL composite roof

Video Quality: 1080 HD video at 60fps

Tags/Keywords: Composite asphalt roof

Related Articles/Links:

Video Description

In Bellevue, Three Tree Roofing undertook a significant roof replacement project for a home with an old Cedar Shake roof that showed signs of leaking. The team recycled the old Cedar Shake responsibly at Glacier Recycling. They installed new half-inch CDX plywood across the entire roof deck to facilitate the transformation to a composite roof, a necessary step common for homes with old Cedar Shake roofs.

The installation involved perimeter edge metals and synthetic underlayment to ensure a robust foundation. Finally, the team installed the impressive Moiré Black CertainTeed Landmark TL shingles, known for their triple laminate build, adding depth and enhancing the roof's aesthetic appeal. The successful transformation left both the team and the customer delighted with the outcome.

Video Transcript

We were called out to Bellevue to help this house. It had an old cedar shake roof, a typical roof in the Pacific Northwest. It was a popular roof, too, and still is, but it was leaking; it had put its time in, and it was time to replace it. When we take off the cedar, we recycle it at Glacier Recycling. They grind up the old cedar and use it as mulch and beauty bark.

We installed all-new plywood. Having no plywood when you have a cedar shake roof is common because it's unnecessary. We're converting from the cedar shake roof to a composition roof, so we needed to install 1/2 inch CDX plywood over the entire roof deck. Then, we began building the roof using perimeter edge metals and synthetic underlayment to ensure a robust foundation. Three Tree Roofing installed a pretty Moiré Black CertainTeed Landmark TL, a triple laminate shingle. It's a thicker shingle because it has a whole extra layer, giving the roof additional definition. It looks good.

This roof turned out great. We're really excited with the way it came out. The customer is happy. If you have any questions on a commercial or residential roof, please call us at (206) 312- 7663.

Serving Seattle and the Puget Sound

Family Run Full Service Roofing Company

We are a family run full service, certified, and licensed roofing company serving Seattle and the greater Puget Sound with pride and integrity. We have more than 15 years experience and we provide top quality roofing solutions year round.
Read More About Our Values

Get A Free Estimate

We are ready for your business! Please contact us using the methods below to get your no-obligation estimate.

Or call us at
206-312-7663 (ROOF)

    Meals Donated

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 5
    • 1
    • 3
    • 8
    Call Us for a New Roof

    Are you in Seattle or the surrounding area and in need of a new roof?
    If yes call us:

    Call: 206-312-7663(ROOF)