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Willbee, Martha . 2007. Alternative Roofing Materials: A Guide for Historic Structures. 0723 1812P. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center.

This guide identifies alternative roofing materials to cedar shakes and shingles that are available in today's market. It discusses the characteristics and qualities of cedar shakes and shingles and identifies look-alike cedar roofing material alternatives that are available. The guide also provides a list of manufacturers who make alternative materials for cedar shakes and shingles and their Web sites and Web links to historic information, preservation requirements, treatments, and other related information.


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