Long Island's Siding And Roofing Professionals

Homeowners are always looking to improve the appearance of their homes exterior and most importantly add more value. One of the easiest and cost effective home improvements you can make is to change your roofing or siding. The experts at Shells Only Home Improvements can help you decide which materials best suit your home. 



Few home improvements or repairs can improve the appearance; curb appeal and value of your home like new siding. Siding materials have varied over the years and have included:

  • Wood Siding
  • Vinyl Siding
  • Hardboard Composite
  • Cement Fiber Siding
  • Cedar Siding
  • Cement Stucco
  • Acrylic Stucco
  • Aluminum Siding

Cedar Shingle Siding

Cedar shingles or ‘shakes’ as they’re called in the siding contractor world are a New England style tradition along the coastlines. In its natural unfinished state, it has a wonderful looking textured tactile grain, combined with warm light brown and deep brown colors. Cedar siding also remains subtly aromatic, and the appealing fragrance of cedar adds another benefit to the ever so popular wood. 

Wood Clapboard Siding

Wood clapboard siding had been a traditional favorite among Massachusetts colonial style homes, and still remain a favored choice in fine homes. Clapboard siding comes in a variety of wood species from cedar, spruce, redwood, cypress and pine. If maintained properly, clapboard siding can last a lifetime with the proper staining or painting. Many colonial homes from the bygone era still hold its original beauty today.

Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber cement house siding has been growing in popularity in recent years, due to its appearance and durability. Fiber cement siding has the look of real wood, without the high maintenance of wood house siding. This type of house siding is relatively strong, fire resistant and insect proof and commonly has a great warranty attached with it.

Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is a wonderful choice for home-owners that are looking for low-maintenance while increasing their homes energy efficiency. Over the years, vinyl siding has become very popular because of its ability to resist rot, reduce energy costs, resist brutal weather, and increase the re-sale value of your home.


Wondering what type of material might be best for your home?

There are many types of roofing materials–some of which are brand new–with a range of positives and negatives. You can re-roof with the same type of roofing material that you currently have or investigate alternatives. Some materials are environmentally friendly and some are long lasting or low maintenance. And who doesn't love low maintenance?