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Cedar Shingles Installation & Storage

Special PreStained Product Installation and Storage Instructions

  • Before you begin, consult your local building code for installation requirements.
  • If the product is not to your satisfaction DO NOT INSTALL IT, we cannot be responsible for defects once the product is installed.
  • Store materials flat and well supported under dry cover in a well ventilated area that is unheated.
  • Put a vapor barrier under materials and raise off ground – especially important when storing on concrete.
  • Store shingles on their pallet to keep them off the ground or cement.
  • Any slip sheeting must be replaced when restocking to avoid sticking and damage to the materials.
  • Always cover the uninstalled material after a day’s work.
  • Install materials as soon as possible.
  • Inspect materials and cut out any unacceptable defects prior to installation.
  • All raw wood resulting from cuts must be sealed prior to installation (apply to raw areas only) touch-up anywhere on the face of the product may result in spotting – we are not responsible for improper touch-up.
  • When applying finish to nail heads use a Q-Tip or an extremely small brush as we are not responsible for spotting due to improper nail head touch up.
  • Always use corrosion-resistant; hot-dipped galvanized, aluminum or stainless steel maze nails.
  • In addition, install materials according to the appropriate installation instructions below.