Valley Lumber Sales, Inc. cedar shakes

Valley Lumber Sales, Inc. has been in business as a wholesale distributor specializing in western red cedar shakes and shingles since 1973. With distribution centers in Birmingham, Alabama and Knoxville, Tennessee, we are able to service the needs of the Eastern United States. We stock a full line of Certi-Labeled products for roofing and siding use, including the Certi-Guard cedar shakes with a type of fire retardant treatment and those with a type of pressure preservative treatment. If you visit our web page you will see a version of each of these types. Certi-SplitŪ handsplit cedar shakes have split faces and sawn backs. The logs are first cut into desired lengths. Blanks or boards of proper thickness are split and then run diagonally through a bandsaw to produce 2 tapered shapes from each blank. They are available in Premium class (100% edge grain) or Number 1 Grade (Up to 20% flat grain allowed in each bundle). The number 1 blue labelŪ premium grade of shingles is for roofs and sidewalls. These top-grade shingles are 100% heartwood, 100% clear and 100% edge grain. They are available in 16 inch or 18 inch or 24 inch lengths. Print out a copy of the details on each shake and shingle to have for reference when you go to buy.