What are peoples' experiences with Decra Shake (stone covered metal
Here in the Northwest, natural roofing materials (like cedar shake)
look great, but just don't cut it for longevity.
We're rebuilding our house and had decided on a stone-covered metal
roof (Decra Shake). At first glance, everything we read and saw
The 2 roofing contractors we've had bidding (which were recommended by
Decra),are making this product sound like a disaster. We're being
told that the valleys, flashing around penetrations, the sidewalls and
the edges are poorly detailed and it will be difficult to achieve a
We don't really have that complicated an install, so we're being led
to believe that Decra is just a poor product that's hard to install.
Can anyone speak to this? Do we just have some incompetent
installers? If so, I don't suppose anyone can recommend a good roofer
in the Seattle/Bellevue area?