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Longer-lasting shakes

To the real estate editor: A suggestion on the car of wood-shingle roofs: Dip the shakes in a product such as Exterior Watco Oil and then let them dry before roofing.

My paint contractor says the cost of the oil to him is $1.81 a gallon. Laura Jepsen Tallahassee, Fla.

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