Hey all, speaking of cedar:
I am planning on putting up some cedar shingles to cover some outside areas of my house next weekend. I have not done this before, although it looks quite straight forward. Just thought I'd check if there are any 'gotchas' to be careful of with you wood knowledgeable folks.
I am planning on using a pneumatic nail gun. Any tips, tricks etc...? (Type of nail, tricks to apply, align etc...) Thanks!
Edit: While researching I get conflicting info on need for underlay and if you should use breathing or nailing strips or if you can just nail directly to the existing wood wall.
My older home is covered in Cedar shingles. I plan on repainting it sometime soon and will probably have to replace some of them. When I have a door and window removed I'll need to cover a much larger area with new shingles. Sorry, not much help here, but I think they were just nailed in place. Not sure what kind of nails yet.