If you’re looking for a high quality roofing system to protect your Long Island home or business from the elements, enhance curb appeal and provide a natural look, cedar shake roofing is the perfect choice. Cedar Shake roofing is popular because of its aesthetic value and great durability.


Rapid Restore is the best roof renovation contractor for selecting an affordable, aesthetically-pleasing and durable roofing system that includes a lifetime guarantee. Whether it’s an instance of repairing missing, damaged or deteriorated shingles – or a new replacement of your roofing system – our company has got you covered.

The timeless aesthetic of Cedar/Wood Shake combined with its energy-efficiency and ease-of-repair makes this roofing type a highly desired option for many Long Island home and business owners alike. Using Cedar Wood offers additional benefits such as an increased resistance to extreme temperature or weather conditions, as well as being naturally resistant to insects and rot. Our top-of-the-line contractors ensure that your roofing project is completed on schedule while remaining cost-effective.

Please feel free to browse around our site – if you’re interested in a specific option, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We possess additional information on hand and are excited to assist you in picking out the perfect roofing system for your home or business. With our lifetime roof guarantee, enjoy a roof that your home or business can proudly exhibit for a lifetime. With over 110+ 5-star reviews on Google, you can trust Rapid Restore to replace or repair your roof on-time and within budget.

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Natural Insulation allows you to conserve home heating and cooling costs, and save on energy bills.

Wood shake roofing is eco-friendly! We use responsibly harvested cedar as a sustainable building product.


In terms of cost-savings, cedarwood is long-lasting, making it an ideal roofing material and lasts at least 10 years longer than other common roofing materials!


Cedar wood shingles offer a timeless aesthetic and can match many styles of homes while still providing a unique look.

Cedar shingles are easy to repair by properly trained technicians. You can simply cut away damaged shingles and replace them.
Cedar wood shingles and shakes are resistant to strong winds and are durable in hurricanes, heavy rains, hail storms, snowstorms and other types of severe storms.
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We’re excited to field any questions or concerns regarding your residential, commercial or industrial Cedar/Wood Shake Roofing System replacement or installation! The expert contractors at Rapid Restore make the experience of a roof repair or renovation simple and worry-free. We’re available at a moment’s notice and our highly trained leak experts are on-call to respond to any 24/7 emergency.


Rapid Restore proudly serves all towns in Long Island, NY, for their Cedar/Wood Shake Roofing Needs.

Town of Babylon

  • Amityville
  • Babylon
  • Copiague
  • Deer Park
  • Lindenhurst
  • North Amityville
  • North Babylon
  • West Babylon
  • Wyandanch


Town of Brookhaven

  • Bellport
  • Blue Point
  • Brookhaven
  • Calverton
  • Centereach
  • Center Moriches
  • Coram
  • East Moriches
  • East Patchogue
  • Eastport
  • East Setauket
  • Farmingville
  • Holbrook
  • Holtsville
  • Lake Grove
  • Manorville
  • Mastic
  • Mastic Beach
  • Medford
  • Middle Island
  • Miller Place
  • Moriches
  • Mount Sinai
  • North Patchogue
  • Patchogue
  • Port Jefferson
  • Port Jefferson Station
  • Ridge
  • Rocky Point
  • Ronkonkoma
  • Selden
  • Shirley
  • Shoreham
  • Sound Beach
  • Stony Brook
  • Upton
  • Wading River
  • Yaphank


Town of East Hampton

  • Amagansett
  • East Hampton
  • Montauk
  • Sag Harbor
  • Wainscott


Town of Huntington

  • Centerport
  • Cold Spring Harbor
  • Commack
  • East Northport
  • Greenlawn
  • Huntington
  • Huntington Station
  • Lloyd Harbor
  • Melville
  • Northport


Town of Islip

  • Bayport
  • Bay Shore
  • Bohemia
  • Brentwood
  • Brightwaters
  • Central Islip
  • East Islip
  • Great River
  • Hauppauge
  • Holbrook
  • Holtsville
  • Islandia
  • Islip
  • Islip Terrace
  • Oakdale
  • Ocean Beach
  • Ronkonkoma
  • Sayville
  • West Islip
  • West Sayville


Town of Riverhead

  • Aquebogue
  • Calverton
  • Jamesport
  • Laurel
  • Manorville
  • Riverhead
  • South Jamesport
  • Wading River


Town of Shelter Island

  • Shelter Island
  • Shelter Island Heights


Town of Smithtown

  • Commack
  • Hauppauge
  • Kings Park
  • Nesconset
  • Saint James
  • Smithtown


Town of Southampton

  • Bridgehampton
  • Eastport
  • East Quogue
  • Hampton Bays
  • Quogue
  • Remsenburg
  • Sagaponack
  • Sag Harbor
  • Southampton
  • Speonk
  • Water Mill
  • Westhampton
  • Westhampton Beach


Town of Southold

  • Cutchogue
  • East Marion
  • Fishers Island
  • Greenport
  • Laurel
  • Mattituck
  • New Suffolk
  • Orient
  • Peconic
  • Southold

Town of Hempstead

  • Atlantic Beach
  • Baldwin
  • Bellerose Terrace
  • Bellmore
  • Bethpage
  • Cedarhurst
  • East Meadow
  • East Rockaway
  • Elmont
  • Floral Park
  • Franklin Square
  • Freeport
  • Garden City
  • Hempstead
  • Hewlett
  • Inwood
  • Island Park
  • Lawrence
  • Levittown
  • Lynbrook
  • Malverne
  • Merrick
  • Mineola
  • New Hyde Park
  • North Lynbrook
  • North Valley Stream
  • North Woodmere
  • Oceanside
  • Point Lookout
  • Rockville Centre
  • Roosevelt
  • Seaford
  • South Hempstead
  • Uniondale
  • Valley Stream
  • Wantagh
  • West Hempstead
  • Woodmere


Town of North Hempstead

  • Albertson
  • Carle Place
  • Floral Park
  • Glenwood Landing
  • Great Neck
  • Greenvale
  • Kings Point
  • Manhasset
  • Mineola
  • New Hyde Park
  • North New Hyde Park
  • Old Westbury
  • Port Washington
  • Roslyn
  • Roslyn Heights
  • Sands Point
  • Westbury
  • Williston Park


Town of Oyster Bay

  • Bayville
  • Bethpage
  • Brookville
  • East Norwich
  • Farmingdale
  • Glen Head
  • Glenwood Landing
  • Greenvale
  • Hicksville
  • Jericho
  • Locust Valley
  • Massapequa
  • Massapequa Park
  • Mill Neck
  • Old Bethpage
  • Old Westbury
  • Oyster Bay
  • Plainview
  • Sea Cliff
  • Syosset
  • Woodbury


City of Glen Cove

City of Long Beach

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Kim Marcelle
Kim Marcelle
The guys did a great job! On time, very professionals didn’t up charge. Was an overall painless installation- and they really cleaned up!
Danielle Lesser
Danielle Lesser
Rapid Restore is a company that is true to its name. When I had first called them due to concerns about a leak in my ceiling and the overall quality of my roof, I left a voicemail and was called back within 5 minutes. A representative was then scheduled to provide an estimate the next day. I had put off the project for a few months but once I was ready to proceed, the complete roof replacement was scheduled within less than a week. Everyone that I spoke to within the company was pleasant and informative. I was put at ease knowing what to expect and felt stress-free especially for such a large home improvement. The roof replacement was completed in one day which was impressive. The crew cleaned up and were respectful of my space and property. The photo timeline was such a cool feature that included pictures of the roof throughout the entire process so I got to see the project from start to finish when not even there. Replacing a roof is no small task but Rapid Restore made me feel comfortable about the work being done. I highly recommend them and view them as a reliable and trustworthy company.
Benjamin Lewis
Benjamin Lewis
Work was professionally done. Men came out had all equipment needed to do the job l was well informed of work being done. When work was completed I they showed me pictures of the job completed I would recommend this company to friends and family.
Theresa Graziano
Theresa Graziano
Michael was a pleasure to work with!!!
John Hopkins
John Hopkins
Rapid Restore Roofing replaced my slate roof at mt home in Baldwin, New York.
Ryan Contarino
Ryan Contarino
I just had my leaking roof replaced by Rapid Restore and I couldn't be more satisfied with the results. On the day of the project, they showed up on time and did everything they promised they were going to do. It was a completely professional operation and took one day to complete. We now have a beautiful new roof and peace of mind thanks to RR. I would definitely do business with Rapid Restore in the future
sharlene stovall
sharlene stovall
First and foremost I would highly recommend Rapid Restore Roofing. After my phone conversation with Cassie, I felt very comfortable to do business with them. She was a sweetheart on the phone. Michael came out to give me an estimate, which went great. Michael and his team did a great job on my roof. They was very quick and efficient. I've been having roof issues for yrs. Everytime it rained, it would leak into my bedroom but thanks to Rapid Restore Roofing, I don't have that problem anymore.
Andre Duchaussee
Andre Duchaussee
Joe, Ronnie and the Rapid Restoration crew , executed perfectly. From initial phone call for quote to fulfilling the job . Highly recommended and would use Rapid in the future for all my roofing and restoration needs. Thank you very much guys!
Kathleen Eberhardt
Kathleen Eberhardt
Their name says it all! They got back to me immediately and scheduled my roof repair. Two days later, it was pouring rain and not a drop from where I previously had the leak. Very pleasant and professional!
faith papatsos
faith papatsos
Major home improvements can be a daunting experience so we were not looking forward to getting our roof done. But this was one of the easiest, seamless operations I have ever encountered on a home improvement project! They answered our call the same day we left message, had written estimate within hours of inspection, arrived on time on the date agreed on and were completely done in 6 1/2 hours! The clean up was impeccable, the workers friendly and accomodating . Financing is available and even applying for that was quick and easy. Also, the gift package you left on our front doorstep was a nice touch! I would highly recommend this company for your roofing needs


Learn the basics of cedar/wood shake roofing by clicking on the tabs. We’ll take you through the different parts of the roofing system and why they are important.

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Spaced sheathing or furring strip refers to the substrate in which the cedar shake roofing gets nailed too. Typical roofs on Long Island do not require spaced sheathing. For cedar roofs however, spaced sheathing needs to be installed in accordance with the size of the shake shingles so they are nailed in the correct location. Because of this, their is room for airflow. This airflow will allow the underside of the shingles to dry out quickly and evenly. A proper ventilation plan can add DECADES to the longevity of your roof. Call the professionals at Rapid Restore today.

A handmade flashing used on all eave and rake edges to direct water and moisture away from important areas. This protects your fascia and roof edges from nasty rain and wind. Our drip edge is hand made on-site and uses a deeper flange than usual. This provides superior protection from the harsh long island weather conditions. Rapid Restore is Suffolk County and Nassau County’s leading cedar shake roof installation company. Call us today.

Flashing is a super functional item to assist in waterproofing your home. This keeps water out of seams and important penetrations such as chimneys, valleys, roof to wall connections and more. A lot of people overlook to opportunity to turn flashing parts into elegant accents. Rapid Restore is in tune with designer accents and makes sure your roof not only performs great but looks great as well. Call the Suffolk County Cedar Roofing Professionals today!

This part of your cedar roof system is actually the most important believe it or not. Stainless steel nails are the only way to guarantee the long lasting finish your home deserves. These nails offer the highest degree of corrosion resistance. Due to the amount of water cedar roofing shingles soak up, the nails usually see more moisture than usual. Galvanized nails are NOT the best choice due to the chemical reaction zinc has with cedar and redwood. Pressure treated shake shingles have preservatives in them which contain salt, therefore corrosion is a bigger concern here. Either way, Rapid Restore of Long Island has the knowledge and experience to tackle your cedar roofing project successfully.

Cedar roofing tiles are thin, tapered pieces of cedarwood used in a staggered fashion to cover roofs and walls of buildings and homes to protect them from the harsh Long Island weather. Cedar roofing shingles add a special character to homes and buildings. Cedar wood roofing shingles can also be shaped by steam bending to adhere to unique curved designs and more. The aesthetic possibilities are endless. Throw in some unique details and copper trimmings for an extra effect! We are happy to help you design your next cedar roofing system.

Every roof peaks at some point! To guarantee a weather tight seal, cedar roofs require a skillfully constructed cap. Basically a “cap” is two shake shingles with beveled ends, butted together and joined with stainless steel nails in a V-Shaped fashion. We call this “capping the ridge”. Sometimes a ridge ventilation system can be installed in cases where more ventilation is needed. Rapid Restore is a professional cedar shake contractor in Suffolk County Long Island and has the skills and experience you need to complete your complex roofing project. Call us today.

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