Maibec Cedar Shingles

Credit: Maibec Sidings

What makes this product green?

  • Certified wood
  • Durable or low-maintenance

Description

Maibec Siding’s offers Forest Stewardship Council(FSC) Nonprofit organization that promotes forestry practices that are sustainable from environmental and social standpoints; FSC certification on a wood product is an indicator that the wood came from a well-managed forest. (FSCNonprofit organization that promotes forestry practices that are sustainable from environmental and social standpoints; FSC certification on a wood product is an indicator that the wood came from a well-managed forest.)-certified white cedar shingle siding, which contains natural preservatives that protect it against insects and rot. Untreated, it weathers to a distinctive silver gray color, but Maibec recommends two coats of its opaque, water-borne, low-VOCVolatile organic compound. An organic compound that evaporates readily into the atmosphere; as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, VOCs are organic compounds that volatize and then become involved in photochemical smog production. stains for best protection. These factory-applied stains thoroughly penetrate the shingles, which are then kiln dried to create a weather-resistant siding that carries a 50-year warranty against rot. There is no warranty on untreated or semi-transparent stain products. Maibec offers three grades of shingles to choose from in a variety of lengths, widths, and stain colors. Maibec also offers offers kiln-dried spruce, pine, and fir siding stained on all six sides and carrying the same warranty. Thermally treated wood siding products are also available.

Additional Info

Certifications

  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Manufacturer Information

Maibec Sidings
250 – 1990, 5e Rue
Saint-Romuald, QC G6W 5M6
Canada
Phone: 418 659-3323
Fax: 418 653-4354
Toll-free: 800 363-1930
www.maibec.com

Listed in: Wood Shingles and Shakes, Wood Siding