Cedar Shingles Siding and Cedar Shakes Siding

Cedar Siding ~ Parr Lumber

Photo courtesy of Shakertown

Real Cedar shingle siding and cedar shake siding are two great cedar siding products for setting your beloved home apart from all the indistinguishable and uninspired facades on your block. With Real Cedar shingle siding, you get a look that is beautiful and timeless. In addition, Real Cedar shingles and shakes get better with age as the warm undertones mature into a beautiful lustrous grey patina.

Shakes vs Shingles

Cedar shakes and shingles are similar wood siding products, but there are some differences between the two house sidings. For instance, cedar shingles are generally sawn on both sides, while shakes are typically split on one or both sides. Wood shingles are more precisely milled than shake siding. Shakes are more irregular, and don’t lay as flat when installed. Cedar shake is also thicker than shingle siding, ranging from 1/2″ to 3/4″ or greater at the butt end, while wooden shingles range from about 3/8″ to 1/2″.

Cedar Shakes and Shingles Styles

Thanks to availability of 8-foot panels on the market, it’s easier than ever to install Real Cedar home siding. Below are some styles available for Shakertown panel siding:

Keyway Style Cedar Shingles Siding ~ Parr Lumber
Contemporary Style Cedar Shingles Siding ~ Parr Lumber
Even Butt
Even Butt Cedar Shingles Siding ~ Parr Lumber
Staggered Butt
Staggered Butt Cedar Shingles Siding ~ Parr Lumber
Mitered Corners
Mitered Corners Cedar Shingles Siding ~ Parr Lumber
  • Keyway
    Vertical spacing between shingles lends visual interest and traditional appeal
  • Contemporary
    Set tight and touching to add a smooth, uniform finish to modern designs
  • Even Butt
    Creates a consistent, symmetrical line in keeping with the newer styles
  • Staggered Butt
    Adds character and dimensionality to a home’s finished appearance
  • Mitered Corners
    Mitered corners add a quality finishing touch with less labor required

Shakertown Shingle Panel Features

  • Full coverage with 100.8 square foot per panel square
  • Nothing but cedar visible in the keyway
  • Random, traditional shingle widths of 3″ to 14″
  • Thick shingles with an average thickness of .38″
  • Fully bonded to exterior grade backer to PS1-07 Standard
  • Easy installation with 5/16″ self-aligning edge
  • Rain screen technology for 98% drainage efficiency

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