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Sconset Residnece beach-style-exterior
 

Sconset Residnece

This project, located in the heart of the village of SiaSconset, Nantucket, MA, followed strict design requirement for the exterior architecture, as all new building and alterations to existing buildings are reviewed by Historic District Commission, a local governmental review board. The vernacular of the neighborhood leaned towards Victorian, so the design embraced the shingle-style.

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December 9, 2012
All In Place Organizing wrote:
what color are the shingles and brand?
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We are building an oceanfront home on the jersey shore. We are planning on using white cedar shingles without any treatment. Would they grey and weather like the homes in Nantucket? Have you been happy with the bardobec shingles. Builders here use malibec shingles but the warantee is void if the shingles are not treated. Bleaching oil dipped shingles are fairly standard here but they do need refinishing every 5-7 years.
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Yes. Maibec and Bardobec are both used here and good quality. Both will turn gray when left natural to weather.
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