Cedar is one of the most durable softwoods, but it also offers excellent noise guard, insulation, and longevity. Cedar siding contains natural oils that act as preservatives to help the wood resist insect attack and decay.
Cedar siding is also referred to as cedar shakes or cedar shingles by some. It is available in a variety of stains and textures. Many homeowners like cedar because it is one of the warmest woods, creating a a natural look that blends in well with a home’s surrounding design.