Continuing my cedar shingle saga:
We haven't been able to interest any contractors who specialize in cedar in
returning our calls, so by neccessity, we're going it alone in replacing
parts of the siding on our 1924 bungalow in order to get homeowner's
Here's the rub:
We originally ordered a few boxes, but they were the wrong size, because
the lumber place assumed we had varied width shingles. No, we have uniform
width shingles, and since we're replacing them only here and there, we
can't use the varied width ones (without cutting 3/4 of them to the proper
size, which is doable but not ideal).
No one local (Baltimore) carries uniform width cedar shingles of any type,
and we've found we must order them from British Columbia.
Is this common? Are there really no uniform width cedar shingles on the