Cedar Shake Vinyl Siding

Cedar Shake Vinyl Siding

Dramatically Textured - Distinctively Realistic


CertainTeed Cedar Shake Vinyl Siding is an exceptional choice to express your love of the rustic, natural beauty.

CertainTeed Straight Edge Shingles

All the rugged charm of cedar without the prohibitive cost and high maintenance.

Makes an absolute stand-out as a whole-house siding or use to add a distinctive accent to a part of your house.

Shake has the rustic look of freshly sawn natural cedar siding without the high cost and maintenance of real wood.

A wonderful way for you to express your love for the rustic outdoor natural beauty and charm of cedar, an absolute stand-out as as whole-house siding or as a distinctive accent to your existing home.

CertainTeed Cedar Shake


Cedar Shakes are used here as an accent along with stone. Truly a classic look.



Cedar Shake comes in two basic styles, Straight Edge, and Staggered Edge.



Comes in Straight and Staggered Edge Profiles

 Cedar Shake vinyl siding comes in Straight Edge and Staggered Edge profiles. Like their names the bottom edges are either straight across or staggered. Examples:

Cedar Shake with Straight Edge Profile

Note how the bottom edges are straight.


Shown above CertainTeed Impressions Straight Edge Perfection Cedar Shake Vinyl Siding.

Note the bottom edges are straight across, hence the name 'straight edge'.

Deep shadow line between individual shingles and straight edge design that is commanding in its simplicity, and perfectly suited on a modern estate or small-town single-family home.




Cedar Shake with Staggered Edge

Cedar Shakes with Staggered Edge Profile is another extremely popular siding style. Note the edges are staggered making it look like real wooden shakes hand carved in past ages. 

CertainTeed Impressions Staggered-Edge Perfection Shingles.

Note the bottom edges are staggered, hence 'staggered edge'.

The staggered pattern creates an impression of cedar shingles that have been hand sawn and individually applied.

Cedar vinyl siding adds a warn natural look to any home. These shingles come in .100 mm or 1" thick injection molded polymer panels that look exactly like real wood. 

Designed and tested to withstand hurricane force winds. Ideal for areas where harsh weather may be a concern.


Great examples of shake vinyl siding used along with cedar shakes. Cedar shake vinyl siding used here along with natural stone to create a very rustic and distinctive look.



Staggered Edge



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Cedar Shake Vinyl Siding Colors

Cedar Shake Vinyl Siding Colors are remarkably diverse, each manufacturer has its own in-house special colors.  You should make a point to look at several different siding manufacturing companies to check out their colors. Siding colors, like cars, change often and don't rely on a picture from a magazine or internet.  Once you decide on several colors, ask your contractor to get you some samples to look at.


Other Vinyl Shake Styles

There are other vinyl shake styles that are sometimes uses as trim to highlight a certain area of the home.

Cedar shake half-rounds are used as trim or accent areas around your home. They look like half round cedar shingles.


Half Rounds

CertainTeed Impressions Half-Round Shingles.

Half-Round Shingles are used to add that special accent touch. Adds a distinctive look on any house.  



Along with half-rounds, cedar shake vinyl siding comes in a wide variety of different profiles.

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Good use of mixed styles

CertainTeed Cedar Impression Double 7" Perfection Shingles in Natural Clay Color used on upper gables of the house.

White Cedar Impressions 6-1/4" Half-Round shingles used as trim between the bottom clapboard and the top cedar shingles used on the gables. 

Monogram Double 4" Clapboard used on bottom of house.

Three different types of cedar siding all used together to create a special look. 




CertainTeed Cedar Impressions Straight Edge Perfection Shingles, double 7" in Sterling Gray color.


Shown here is CertainTeed Impressions Cedar Rough Split Shakes, double 9", in Sable Brown color. Used as accent siding on the house gable while CertainTeed Board & Batten 8" Vertical Siding is used on the garage gable.    


Cedar shake vinyl siding is outstanding for cold harsh winter winds. All the rugged charm of cedar shake siding but without the high cost and high maintenance. 


Cleaning Vinyl Siding

Cleaning vinyl siding is much easier than painting it. Just grab the garden hose and wash it down occasionally. Here is some useful information on to clean most any type of vinyl siding.

sure beats painting!
Pressure washing
Good old elbow grease

To see more information on How to Clean Your Vinyl Siding   Click Here   Cleaning Vinyl Siding


Vinyl siding Cost is made up of several different components.

  • How much siding you need, and the quality of siding you want.
  • The amount of work required to make your house ready to have the siding installed.

Each house is different so the amount of siding needed will vary and so will the amount of work the contractor has to do to make your house ready for the siding to be installed.

You buy siding by the square foot. So just multiply the sq ft of your house's exterior walls x the price of the siding. 

Each house is different so the amount of siding needed will vary and so will the amount of work the contractor has to do to make your house ready for the siding to be installed.

You buy siding by the square foot. So just multiply the sq ft of your house's exterior walls x the price of the siding. 

Click here to review some of the actual costs to "hang"  or 'install' siding on your house.


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