When is it time to repair or replace your roof? To begin with, the expected life of a roofing product needs to be taken into consideration. Asphalt shingles typically last between 20 and 30 years, cedar shingles and shakes around 20 (depending on sun exposure or shading), standing seam metal 60 years, and slate 60-100+
The clients determined that the best course of action was to demolish a part of this home that was built back in the 1830s with techniques inferior to those of the rest of the house. We razed it to the first floor and rebuilt it.