A popular exterior home product is cedar siding in Ohio and throughout the United States. Here are some insights on cedar siding if you are contemplating it for your home.
Cedar siding has been in existence since 1800 and is an exterior home siding option made from cedar trees. Whether a historical or contemporary home, cedar siding has proven a good choice for a large amount of home owners.
Types of Cedar Siding
There are a variety of types and qualities of cedar siding, depending on the type of cedar the siding is cut from. Types of cedar siding available include bevel, board-and-batten, tongue-and-groove, lap, trim, and shingle. Shake and shingle cedar siding are most popular due to their stability and resistance to swelling. These can come in a variety of thicknesses and widths and then need to be either stained or painted to prevent moisture, damage, and decay. It is recommended to stain types of cedar siding to reveal the grain richness and character of the wood. [Read more…]