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Real Cedar Siding

Because having only one option is not an option.

There are a lot of reasons to choose Real Cedar siding: it’s beautiful; incredibly durable and long-lasting, and will likely increase the value of your home.
But most of all, no other material gives you the design and style options of Real Cedar.

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Textures, colours and hues

You can’t duplicate the real thing. Real Cedar can be surfaced to a smooth finish, or a range of sawn and rough textures for an amazing array of looks. And it’s naturally available in colors from honey-yellow to sienna-red.

A wealth of profiles

Real Cedar is available in a vast range of profiles like bevel, tongue and groove, shiplap, board and batten, and others. What’s more, many manufactures will custom mill the exact look you want.

Endless finishing options

Pitch and resin free, Real Cedar easily takes virtually any stain, oil or finishing agent there is. You have almost limitless possibilities.

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