Why Real Cedar Siding?
When you’re deciding on siding, there are many factors to consider – aesthetics, value, durability, versatility and environmental sustainability. Real cedar is:
Real Cedar siding instantly elevates your home to another level of warmth and beauty.
Western Red Cedar is naturally resistant to rot, decay and insect attacks. Which makes it incredibly low maintenance. If you want siding that lasts decades and just keeps getting better with age, then Real Cedar is the way to go.
Concerned about the environmental footprint your siding product will leave behind? With Real Cedar, you can take heart in knowing you’re using one of the most sustainable building materials available. It produces the least greenhouse gas, air pollution, water pollution and solid waste. Not only that – Western Red Cedar lumber is harvested from the most sustainably managed forests in the world. So you can feel good about your wood.
Western Red Cedar is free of pitch and resin, which means it takes to stains, oils and finishes exceptionally well. So your siding color options are pretty much limitless. The same goes for the style options. You can go for the warm traditional feel of layered bevel or you can streamline your home’s look with some super sleek, tongue & groove siding or you can get creative with your own board & batten pattern – the list goes on and on. And then there’s texture – with Real Cedar, you can work with a clear grade for a crisp, contemporary look. Or choose knotty for some added rustic charm.
It is a great cost saving option, and, thanks to its low density, Western Red Cedar is a natural thermal insulator. So if you want siding that doesn’t just look great, but also keeps your heating and AC bills down, the choice is clear.