Iron Wood Shingles, or Ulin, are used extensively in Bali, Indonesia for roofing purposes. The wood is left untreated and will weather beautifully over time, acquiring a gorgeous patina. There is are real science to installing these shingles in oder for them to really create a water tight seal. Please view the pdfs on this link Ulin Shingles to get a handle on installation techniques.
We use these shingles here in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica any home where the owner feels a serious need to provide lasting beauty to their home. The look and feel of these shingled Ulin roofs is unmistakeable in their beauty and give the home a real added value when it comes time to rent it or resell the property.
It’s worth it, and I’ll tell you why. It creates a real feeling of Zen and peacefulness that translates into higher weekly rental rate, never mind resale value. Many home owners skimp on something truly beautiful that transforms any home into something extraordinary. Contact us today to see how we can bring you your own Indonesian Ulin shingled roof.