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Certigrade® Shingles

This type of smooth sawn architecturally uniform cedar shingle is preferred for its natural and tailored appearance and is used on traditional and modern residential and non-residential structures. For use on roofs and sidewalls.

Untreated Products

Certigrade® Red Cedar Shingles

Number 1 Grade, Blue Label®

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1. General Information

Description
Lengths 16-inch (Fivex), 18-inch (Perfection), 24-inch (Royal); width 4″ minimum, on 24-inch and 3″ on 16-inch and 18-inch; thickness of 16-inch is 5/2″ (5 butts together measures 2″ thick), 18-inch is 5/2, ¼” thick, 24-inch is 4/2″ thick. Clear heartwood; 100% edge grain; no defects.

Recommended Use
For walls and roofs on 3:12 pitch and steeper where a premium quality product is desired.

2. Installation Information

Installation guides

Roofing Installation Video

3. Warranty Information

Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty

Offered by Member Manufacturers of the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau (“CSSB”)

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For submission requirements see: Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty.

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Certigrade® Red Cedar Shingles

Number 2 Grade, Red Label

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Description
Lengths 16-inch, 18-inch, 24-inch; thickness of 16-inch is 5/2″, 18-inch is 5/2 ¼”, 24-inch is a 4/2″; width 4″ minimum. Face must be 10″, 11″ and 16″ clear or better on 16-inch, 18-inch and 24-inch shingles, respectively. Limited sapwood and flat grain are allowed. Limited knots and defects are allowed above the clear portion.

Recommended Use
For walls and roofs on 3:12 pitch and steeper where a good quality product is desired.

2. Installation Information

Installation guides

Roofing Installation Video

3. Warranty Information

Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty

Offered by Member Manufacturers of the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau (“CSSB”)

Warranty Submissions

For submission requirements see: Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty.

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Certigrade® Red Cedar Shingles

Number 3 Grade, Black Label

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Description
Lengths 16-inch, 18-inch, 24-inch; thickness of 16-inch is 5/2″, 18-inch is 5/2 ¼”, 24-inch is a 4/2″; width is 3″ minimum, 2 ½” minimum on 16-inch. Face must be 6″ clear on 16-inch and 18-inch, 10″ clear on 24-inch. Unlimited sapwood and flat grain allowed. Limited knots and defects above clear portion.

Recommended Use
For walls and roofs on 3:12 pitch and steeper where an economy product is acceptable.

2. Installation Information

Installation guides

Roofing Installation Video

3. Warranty Information

Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty

Offered by Member Manufacturers of the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau (“CSSB”)

Warranty Submissions

For submission requirements see: Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty.

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Certigrade® Red Cedar Shingles

Undercoursing Grade

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Description
Lengths 16-inch, 18-inch, thickness 5/2″ and 5/2 ¼” respectively; width 2 ½” minimum. Unlimited defects, flat grain and sapwood.

Recommended Use
A utility grade for undercoursing of double coursed sidewalls only. Not a roofing material and not to be used as a starter course for roofs.

Roof Exposure Tables

PITCH Maximum exposure recommended for roofs
Length
No. 1 Blue Label No 2. Red Label No. 3 Black Label
 16″ 18″ 24″  16″ 18″ 24″  16″ 18″ 24″
3/12 to 4/12  3¾” 4½” 5¾”  3½” 4″ 5½”  3″ 3½” 5″
4/12 and steeper  5″ 5½” 7½”  4″ 4½” 6½”  3½” 4″ 5½”

2. Installation Information

Installation guides

Roofing Installation Video

3. Warranty Information

Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty

Offered by Member Manufacturers of the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau (“CSSB”)

Warranty Submissions

For submission requirements see: Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty.

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Treated Products

Certi-Last® Shakes & Shingles

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Identification
The Certi-Last® label identifies red cedar shakes and shingles which have been pressure-impregnated with wood preservatives in compliance with the American Wood Preservers Association (C34 Standard). Preservative retention, penetration, and assay sampling criteria shall be in accordance with the AWPA U107and/or CSA 0118.1 Standard.

Material
Certi-Last® products are manufactured using Certi-Split® cedar shakes, Certigrade® cedar shingles, and Certi-Sawn® cedar shakes. The product is sold under the Certi-Last® trademark when treated to the established standards.

Application
Shakes and shingles are applied according to standard specifications of the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau. The treatment company may have special requirements regarding flashings, fasteners, etc. Contact the treatment company for more details.

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Recommended Use
Certi-Last® is recommended for use on roofs in areas having a climate index of more than 65 as identified in the USDA Forest Service Techline Durability Paper III -3.

  • Certi-label® cedar shakes and shingles are manufactured by members of the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau and are graded in accordance with UBC Standards No. 15-3 and 15-4 and/or CSA 0118.1.
  • Contact the treatment company for treatment warranty information, accessory product requirements (including recommended fastener types) and application details for treated cedar material.
  • This is only a product description necessary for selection of materials and grades. For a new roof construction manual and/or wall manual please contact: info@cedarbureau.com

2. Installation Information

Installation guides

Roofing Installation Video

3. Warranty Information

Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty

Offered by Member Manufacturers of the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau (“CSSB”)

Warranty Submissions

For submission requirements see: Manufacturer’s Lifetime Limited Warranty.

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