How to Install LP SmartSide Trim & Siding: Cedar Texture Shakes

November 15, 2018


Thanks to LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products, the process of installing cedar texture shakes is simpler and easier.

Combining the practice of installing lap siding and panel siding, cedar texture shakes have built-in flexibility and a helpful design that allow you to add a beautiful and durable finishing touch to your project.

With this video, take a moment to ensure you’re establishing good practices for your entire installation process.

In addition, you’ll learn:

  • The proper nailing technique for LP SmartSide Cedar Texture Shakes
  • How to achieve a variety of appearances—straight drip edge, random drip edge, and staggered joint
  • The proper installation around windows

After watching, review and print the handy instructions for installing LP SmartSide Cedar Texture Shakes.  

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LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products feature treated engineered wood designed to protect against weather elements like hail and moisture in order to achieve longer lasting beauty. With an easier installation process, they offer the look many homeowners crave while avoiding the typical pitfalls of untreated wood. LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products are also backed by an industry-leading warranty.

As you work with LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products, we highly recommend visiting to find detailed installation instructions and more information about LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products.


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