Here at Acorn Roofing Supplies, we can supply Red Cedar shingles and Hip tiles a truly enviromentally friendly roofing tiles, versatile as it can be used for tiling or vertical cladding, being wood it is from naturally renewable and sustainable source, with one of the lowest carbon footprints of any pitched roofing or cladding materials available.
Red Cedar Shingles are a natural beautiful colour and texture and can be used on anything from a garden shed, residential building to public and civic buildings.
Red Cedar shingles have other benefits, they are lightweight, yet strong, easier to cut and shape. Due to the low density of the red cedar it has good insulation properties, it has also got good sound dampening properties.
Unlike regular roofing tiles cedar shingles can be bent to follow contours using a steam box, although this is a highly skilled process.