Eastern White Cedar shingles have a fine even grain, low density and light weight making it easy to work. The wood has a characteristic pleasing spicy aroma. Cedar shingles are used on domestic dwellings and public buildings. They are ideal for chalets, sheds, summerhouses, animal shelters and mobile homes as well as conventional dwellings.
Eastern White Cedar Shingles are produced in three grades, A, B & C.
A (Blue Label) is knot free, paler in shade and homogeneous.
B (Red Label) is similar to A but may contain knots in the top unexposed area of the shingle.
C (Black Label) may contain visible sound knots, is a darker shade and more varied in appearance.
Cembrit Ltd. only offer A Grade shingles treated or untreated as A is the only grade suitable for pitched roofing. B and C are only suitable for vertical applications.