Durable exterior cladding, even in harsh coastal environments. Naturally resistant to rot, decay, and insects from its own protective oils and tannins. Gracefully turns grey with age, easy to maintain, and retains its old-world charm for years to come.
Cedar shingles are a traditional, distinctive, and timeless exterior cladding for roofs and for siding. They contain protective oils and tannins, providing natural decay and insect resistance. Known for durability, cedar shingles are well suited even to harsh, coastal environments. With the right finishes, natural cedar shingles are easy to maintain, and they age gently and beautifully. With a silvery gray hue, cedar shingle roofing and siding will retain its old-world charm for generations.
⎯ Kiln-dried Shingles ⎯
Each kiln-dried cedar shingle is re-squared and re-butted to ensure that it is perfectly parallel on both sides and perpendicular to the base. Thus, the shingles are easier aligned, the installation is faster, and the final appearance is precise. The straightest shingle on the market.
Proper nail placement is a key component of cedar shingle performance. For perfect alignment, regardless of exposure (maximum 5 in), our kiln-dried cedar shingles feature an embossed nailing line to guide the installer to precise and fast installation.
Getting the most from nature.
Modern technology innovations and unique manufacturing processes enable us to maximize material yield more than ever. From the use of artificial vision to cut shingles, through the kiln drying of the wood, and to the careful recovery of each kiln-dried shingle grade, everything is designed to optimize our natural resource.
⎯ Air-dried Shingles & Shakes ⎯
Rough & ready.
Air-dried cedar shingles and shakes dry slowly and retain more of their natural resins, the tree's own protection against rot and decay. This means the wood will be naturally more resistant to the growth of microbes, fungus, and moss.
Rough-sawn cedar shingles and shakes have more texture and show off a natural, rustic character that will retain its charm for many years to come.
Cut extra long and extra thick.
Our air-dried cedar shingles and shakes are cut extra thick for more durability and longer wear. A longer and thicker cut shingle can also tolerate a longer exposure, which means it can take fewer shingles to cover the same surface area.
Air-dried cedar shingles are 18 inches long with a 5/8" butt and will tolerate a 6" exposure.
Air-dried cedar shakes are 24 inches long with a 7/8" butt and will tolerate a 10" exposure.
⎯ Installation & Maintenance ⎯
Installation 3x faster.
Designed to make installation quick and easy, adjust your exposure quickly and accurately using the built-in graduated ruler adjustable to the width of your board. No more chalk lines to clean or exposed nail holes left by temporary wood slats. The Cedar Shingle Easy Installation Tool is a must-have!
Nourish and protect.
Extend the life of the wood even more with such treatments as Reactive Wood Stain, Pure Linseed Oil Paint, or Pine Tar to give a beautiful finish that lasts - with little long-term maintenance and no peeling. The stabilizing effect from regular use of the natural oil treatments also helps to minimize cupping and cracking.