VINYL CEDAR SHAKE SIDING

Vinyl Cedar Shake Siding is an exceptional choice to express your love for rustic, natural beauty. All the rugged charm of cedar without the high cost and high maintenance of real wood.


Cedar vinyl siding is made to look just like real Cedar. It comes in several styles.

Shown here is CertainTeed Impressions Straight Edge Double 7" Rough Split Cedar Shake Siding in Buckskin Color. 


Straight Edge Cedar Shake


Note the relatively straight edges on each panel. This is why they call it Straight Edge.

The Double 7" means that each panel has approximately 7" showing or exposure., this is called the 'profile' of the siding.

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CertainTeed Cedar Impressions Double 9" Staggered Rough Split Shakes on the top gable of the house.

Cedar rough split shakes are equally at home on Victorian, Contemporary or Traditional home styles.Click here to see pictures of different styles of homes.

Here the cedar siding is used in combination with natural stone and two other vinyl siding styles.

Board & Batten siding is used on the right of the house with Monogram Double 5" clapboard used on the front middle of the house.

A style perfectly suited for homes where a custom crafted look is the design objective.

Staggered Edge Cedar Shake


Here is CertainTeed Impressions Staggered Edge Siding.

Note the rough edges on bottom edges. This is why they call it Staggered Edge.

Cozy, comfortable and ruggedly charming;. Cedar rough split shakes is a so realistic you can almost smell the freshly sawn cedar.

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Cost


Vinyl cedar shake siding costs more than regular vinyl siding. It is usually thicker, and stronger than other sidings, has much more of a real wood texture or look. Has longer warranty.

Cedar shake siding will cost about 20% - 25% more than standard vinyl sidings.

Some of the brands are up to 1" thick and can take hurricane force winds making it idea for coastal areas or any area where harsh weather is a concern.

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Colors


Cedar shake vinyl siding comes in a wide variety of different natural and warm earth-tone colors.




Styles

Cedar shake siding is made to look like real cedar wood.  It comes in both smooth and deep grain textures, and it comes  in straight or staggered edges.  


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Other Types and Styles


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Vinyl Cedar Shake Siding

Classic elegance with that rugged outdoor look, vinyl cedar shake siding adds an air of distinction to any home. Used in combination with other vinyl siding types it can add the extra elegance to any home.

This siding is strong, durable, looks just like real cedar wood siding at about half the cost. It is very low maintenance and never needs painting.

Better brands are up to 1 inch thick and have lifetime warranties. It can withstand the harsh winters of the north and the strong sun high wind of coastal areas.


Cedar Vinyl Siding Styles


Common styles of cedar vinyl siding.  Straight Edge and Staggered Edge.

Shown here is CertainTeed Impressions Straight Edge Rough Split Shakes, Double 7" in Buckskin color.

Note the relatively straight edges on each panel. This is why they call it Straight Edge.

.125" thick

Lifetime limited warranty

189 mph wind rated, very durable, long lasting and beautiful.


Note the rough edges at bottom edge. This is called Staggered Edge.

Cozy, comfortable and ruggedly charming. Cedar rough split shakes is a style so realistic you can almost smell the freshly sawn cedar.

A style perfectly suited for homes where a custom crafted look is the design objective.


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CertainTeed Cedar Impressions Double 9" Staggered Rough Split Shakes.


Note the unequal staggered look. (On the front gable of the house)


Vinyl Cedar rough split shakes are equally at home on Victorian, contemporary or traditional home styles. Can be used in combination with natural stone and other materials, or as whole house application.

NOTE: Vinyl siding is great for mixing different styles and patterns to create the perfect look. Used here with CertainTee Monogram Double 5" clapboard and board & batten vertical siding.



Half Round Shingles work beautifully with all siding styles and adds a distinctive touch to any home

CertainTeed Cedar Impressions 6 1/4" Half Round Shingles used as trim. Adds the extra little difference that creates that very special look. Also it never needs painting!


Used here as accent with Cedar Impressions Double 7" Perfection Shingles in Natural Clay color on the gable with Monogram Double 4" Clapboard in Frontier Blend color used on the bottom part of the house.

Note how all the window frames and corners are covered making this house virtually maintenance free. No more climbing on ladders to paint second floor trim again.

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CertainTeed Cedar Impressions 6 1/4" Half Round Shingles




The beauty of using vinyl cedar shake siding is that you can mix and match styles to create your own particular look and feel. All at an affordable price!




Here CertainTeed Wolverine Restoration Smooth Double 4 1/2" Dutchlap Vinyl Siding in Herringbone Color used as the siding on the main house bottom.

On the top gable Cedar Impressions Half-Round siding. Vinyl cedar shake siding can be used in older homes to bring out that freshly restored look without the high cost of real wood.  Vinyl shake siding has excellent insulation qualities that will help keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.



Here are some common vinyl cedar shakes. They come in all colors and textures.

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Other good information on vinyl siding.


Basic Types of Siding:


Clapboard or Horizontal Siding.


Hardie Board Siding

Hardie Board Siding

Engineered Wood Siding


Trim

Trim and accessories   

Cover all corners, facia, soffit, overhangs, window/door frames to reduce maintenance and painting.