Kitchen, Bathroom, Property Managment (JD Construction | Independent Contractor Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decks, Remodels & Repairs Property Management)
Cedar Shake Shingles, Home Renovations, Home Repairs

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Elevate Your Home's Elegance with Cedar Shake Shingles in Gable Eaves

Kitchen, Bathroom, Property Managment (JD Construction | Independent Contractor Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decks, Remodels & Repairs Property Management)

Your home is a canvas waiting to be adorned with elements that not only protect it but also infuse personality and style. One often-overlooked area that can transform the overall look of your home is the gable eaves. While gable eaves primarily serve a functional purpose, installing cedar shake shingles can not only enhance their beauty but also provide a touch of character and style to your home. In this blog post, we’ll explore how this simple yet impactful upgrade can elevate your home’s elegance.

The Timeless Charm of Cedar Shake Shingles

Cedar shake shingles have been a favorite choice for roofing and siding for centuries, and for good reason. They exude a timeless charm and natural warmth that can complement various architectural styles, from traditional to modern. When applied to gable eaves, these shingles create an eye-catching focal point that draws attention and admiration.

Aesthetic Appeal
One of the primary reasons homeowners choose cedar shake shingles for their gable eaves is their aesthetic appeal. These shingles provide a rustic, cozy look that instantly adds character to your home. The natural variations in color and texture of cedar wood create a unique and inviting facade that stands out in any neighborhood.

Versatility in Design
Cedar shake shingles come in various sizes and shapes, allowing you to customize your gable eaves to suit your personal style and the architectural character of your home. You can opt for thinner shingles for a sleek and modern look or thicker ones for a more rustic appearance. Additionally, you can choose between stained or painted finishes to match your preferred color scheme.

Durability and Longevity
Aside from their visual appeal, cedar shake shingles offer excellent durability. Cedar wood contains natural oils that make it resistant to decay and insect infestations. With proper maintenance and occasional resealing, cedar shake shingles can last for decades, making them a worthwhile investment for your home.

Energy Efficiency
Cedar is an excellent insulator, meaning installing cedar shake shingles in your gable eaves can improve your home’s energy efficiency. They help regulate the temperature by keeping your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, reducing your reliance on heating and cooling systems.

Eco-Friendly Choice
Cedar is a sustainable and eco-friendly building material. The harvesting of cedar wood is carefully managed to ensure the continued growth of cedar forests, making it a responsible choice for environmentally conscious homeowners.

Incorporating cedar shake shingles into your gable eaves is a design choice that beautifies your home and adds personality and style. The timeless charm, versatility, durability, and eco-friendliness of cedar wood make it an excellent option for homeowners looking to enhance their homes’ visual appeal and character.

Whether you’re renovating or building a new home (Like this one), consider the transformative power of cedar shake shingles in your gable eaves. With their natural beauty and long-lasting benefits, they can elevate your home’s elegance and leave a lasting impression on visitors and passersby alike. So, why wait? Embrace the charm of cedar shake shingles and embark on a journey to make your home truly stand out.


Stay tuned for more on this project as we wind down to a spring painting for this home.

Nick Felkey, General Contractor
Kitchen, Bathroom, Property Management (JD Construction | Independent Contractor Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decks, Remodels & Repairs Property Management)

Home Renovations

6ft ceiling to 11ft at the peak. Where do you have hidden space?

Seventeen years of contemplation. What home improvement project have you longed to take on?

Follow the progress of this project as we utilize the attic space over this 17 x 17-foot living space. Spray foam for superior insulation. Vault the ceiling to 11ft at the peak. Craft a beautiful cedar-wrapped beam adorned with three modern light functions—mid-century modern drop pendants in linen act light soft boxes to scatter a soft wash of light into the space. Flush movie lighting via modern cans adjacent to the beam times three.  A final set of dimmable lighting systems adorn the oak vertical shiplap alcove.

Professional pictures to come, but even via phone pics, the transformation is astounding.

Home Renovations, Bathrooms to Inspire, Home Repairs

Kingston no Demo Reno. Covert space to updated two peice bath and Laundry.

New project, repeat client.
Guest bathroom no demo reno.

No reno demo doesn’t mean absence of concerns. Any time you open a wall or recreate a footprint, especially a room with water, such as a bathroom, you need to have the skill set to complete the task in a timely fashion, reduce the impact on the homeowners, and ensure that everything is up to code and ready of daily wear and tear.