Wood Shingles


Who doesn't love the look of wood shingles? Who can resist standing in awe of the deep grains and color variances of something so natural and imperfect yet perfection at the same time? Most commonly hand cut by an artisan, each piece is uniform and yet appealingly unique.

But this fallible beauty comes with a cost. Wood shingles have some disadvantages. They need maintenance to protect them from mold, fungus, and sun. They are also vulnerable to fire. In some instances, wood shakes or shingles may only last 20 years, particularly if they are not well maintained. Natural wood shingles don’t hold up well to nature. Over a short time they weather, crack, fade, shift and lose that initial rustic elegance that you fell in love with. They can become a safety hazard, leak hazard, fire hazard and can even impact your insurance rates. Fortunately, there’s a solution.

What are Composite Roof Tiles?

Our experienced roofing contractors at Vertex Roofing SLC install a line of polymer-composite synthetic shake tiles that beautifully mimic the eco-friendly, rustic allure of real wood shingles like cedar — minus the many negatives of natural wood shingles.

Our shingles use cutting-edge design techniques to create shake shingles that look like real wood. And yet these shingles are made of durable polymers and recycled materials. Our composite wood shingles are reminiscent of carefully crafted rustic wood with a smooth finish. Attractive and durable, our cedar shakes are available to you in either single- or multi-width options.

Benefits of Composite Wood Tiles

  • Low Maintenance. Our composite wood shingles are extraordinarily low maintenance because you don't have to seal them, worry about termites, woodpeckers or carpenter bees drilling away or endure as much damage due to moisture and rot.
  • Durable. Our composite wood shingles have higher resistance to impact damage, splintering, mold, mildew, algae and corrosion.
  • Price. Our composite wood shingles are a more affordable option when compared with wood shingles.
  • Storm Resistant. Our composite wood shingles are designed and installed to be protective against the elements, such as rain, wind, branch or hail impact. This is due to their ability to direct these weather-related influences away from themselves through lower resistance to them.
  • Lightweight. Our composite wood shingles are lighter weight without sacrificing strength to protect your home.
  • Appearance. For those who love the rustic look of natural wood, but would like to avoid the drawbacks, our composite wood shingles provide an aesthetic appeal like no other.
  • Environmental Friendliness. Because our composite wood shingles are more durable with lower maintenance costs, they have more aspects that are environmentally friendly when compared to shingles made with other materials.
  • Adaptability in designs. Our composite wood shingles offer a range of colors with your choice in edging, allowing you to produce unique and alluring shingle designs through adjusting the shape, size and application process.

You can feel good about your roofing choice not only because you’ll love the way they look; but because they’re an eco friendly choice.  Vertex Roofing has been installing composite shingles on Utah homes and businesses for over 20 years. We would love to help you with your project. Check out a list of all the roofing shingles we install here at Vertex Roofing.

Questions About Composite Shingles? Vertex Roofing SLC Can Help

Choosing the right roof for your home or business can be challenging because there are many factors to consider. Our professional certified roofers at Vertex Roofing would love to answer any questions you have and help you find your ideal roof. Our experienced roofing contractors in Utah at Vertex Roofing have been helping homeowners and businesses replace, repair, and maintain their roofs throughout Salt Lake City for over 20 years. Contact Vertex Roofing today about your next roofing project, and we will be happy to give you a free bid. Give us a call today at 801-939-2398 and ask about our special financing and roofing warranty.

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