We’ve always had a fondness for installing what most folks would call “high-end” roofs in Fairfield County. Whether working with architectural asphalt, cedar shingles or shakes, standing seam metal or slate, our Fairfield County Roofing projects always allow us to create some of the most artistic and, sometimes, majestic roofs we are privileged enough to install. Following are some examples of the roofs we’ve been able to install in the last 12 months. But stay tuned – we have another half dozen homes which we’ll be working on in May.
Cedar Shingles in Westport, CT
Working on this New Traditional Victorian Beach Cottage on Saugatuck Island in Westport, CT was a dream come true for the Connecticut Roofcrafters crew. After removing the previous roof and prep, we installed 8,500 square feet of Cromated Copper Arsenate-treated Tapersawn cedar shingles, manufactured by Anbrook Industries. This Fairfield County Roofing project included the fabrication and installation of 400 feet of custom half-round copper gutters and downspouts as well as 400 feet of soffit in custom cedar.
Architectural Asphalt in Greenwich, CT
One of the most expansive residences we’ve had the pleasure of working on, we installed 7,000 square feet of GAF Camelot Architectural Asphalt onto this Greek Revival home in Greenwich, CT. Selected to emulate the slate roofing one might find on a structure such as this, the Architectural Asphalt shingles used here weigh approximately 25% of what real or synthetic slate would weigh (an important consideration in areas prone to heavy snow). This Fairfield County Roofing installation was augmented by approximately 600 feet of ice dam heating coil and also featured custom cutting for innumerable roof protrusions.
Standing Seam Metal in Easton, CT
Of all the trends in roofing type we’ve witnessed over the last ten years, Metal and Standing Seam Metal have exploded in popularity; our recent blogpost provides some solid rationale for this growth. This Easton, CT Farmhouse and Garage is a great example of how the material can be used for both utility and pleasing aesthetics. The metal uses here is 24 gauge Kynar 500 steel by Englert, painted Matte Black. This job also demonstrates the unique suitability of Standing Seam metal for solar panel installation; as the panels can be mounted directly onto the metal seams using S5 clips as the anchoring system.
Cedar and Copper Hybrid in Greenwich, CT
Another terrific Fairfield County Roofing project, this expansive, low-slung Dutch Colonial style Greenwich residence is a work in progress and should be completed by mid-May. The primary roofing shingles are Western Red Cedar manufactured by Watkins Sawmills, Ltd; upon completion 80 squares (8,000 square feet) of this material will be installed. The metal featured prominently above the eyebrow dormer at the rear of the residence is soldered flat-seam copper.
Do you have a higher-end roof in need of repair, restoration or replacement? Let us know and we’d happily swing by at your convenience for a complimentary recommendation and cost estimate. We are in Fairfield County all the time; contact us via either email or mobile phone (1-860-759-6270) and we can make arrangements to meet up. Thank you for considering Connecticut Roofcrafters.