Western Red Cedar siding offers unique, natural performance characteristics and exceptional beauty that bring warmth, character and longevity to the exterior of residential and commercial structures around the world. Whether you select knotty or clear grades, Western Red Cedar offers virtually unlimited versatility and design flexibility in terms of size and profile. Cedar is a truly sustainable building material. It has the lowest environmental impact when compared with other materials. Independently certified, Cedar is harvested legally and sustainably from managed forests. It is a great choice for the environment to go green with western red cedar. For centuries, the original inhabitants of the Pacific Northwest revered Western Red Cedar “tree of life”. Cedar is renowned for its grown in the wood, and resistance to moisture, decay, and insect damage. Its legendary durability has been ideal for siding, roofing, decks, windows, and other building materials that demand good looks and long life. With its richness of grain, texture and color, Cedar offers a timeless compliment to any architectural style, from traditional to contemporary. Home improvements built with Western Red Cedar will add enjoyment, beauty, and lasting value to your investment. Cedar has a richly tactile grain combined with a palette of warm, mellow tones ranging from light amber to honey brown.
Buildings and homes that feature Cedar cladding tend to stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Cedar also has excellent sound suppression and absorption qualities. Cedar has exceptional ability to accept and retain many different types of finishes. This is due to the woods outstanding dimensional stability, fine texture, and absence of pitch and resin. Cedar siding has many options and styles from Lap siding, Bevel, Dutchlap, Shake and Shingles, Channel, T-1-11 panel, Vertical, just to name a few. Pacific Exteriors strongly recommends using only grade A 1st rate milled cedar as there is a significant difference in the quality and durability with the lower grades. Proper waterproofing, rain screen, integration of flashing, and the nailing pattern are a few of the critical elements in the installation process to protect the buildings envelope. Pacific Exteriors is the premier Cedar siding contractor for the Portland Metro and surrounding areas. Pacific Exteriors takes pride in doing each and every project right the first time, and is often called upon to fix or repair construction defects due to poor or improper installation from builders or other contractors. Some of the larger local communities we provide our exterior envelope repair and replacement services for the state of Washington are: Auburn, Battle-Ground, Bellevue, Bellingham, Bremerton, Camas, Edmonds, Everett, Federal Way, Kalama, Kelso, Kennewick, Kent, Kirkland, La Center, Lakewood, Longview, Lynwood, Ocean Park, Olympia, Puyallup, Redmond, Renton, Richland, Ridgefield, Sammamish, Seattle, Shoreline, Spokane, Tacoma, Washougal, Woodland, Vancouver, Yakima, and many other local areas as well as the coastal towns. Some of the larger local communities we provide our exterior envelope repair and replacement services for the state of Oregon are: Albany, Aloha, Astoria, Beaverton, Bend, Boring, Canby, Clackamas, Cornelius, Corvallis, Damascus, Eugene, Fairview, Forest Grove, Gladstone, Gresham, Happy Valley, Hillsboro, Keizer, Lake Oswego, McMinnville, Medford, Milwaukie, Molalla, Newberg, Oregon City, Portland, Salem, Sandy, Scappoose, Sherwood, St Helens, Tigard, Troutdale, Tualatin, West Linn, Wilsonville, Woodburn, and many other local areas as well as the coastal towns. Please contact Pacific Exteriors for an estimate or for more information on Cedar siding.