Beach House Shake by Tando Launches Two New Colors at International Builders Show

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Derby Building Products launched two new colors of its Beach House Shake cladding which is indistinguishable from real cedar yet completely moisture-resistant with low upkeep. Although it's called Beach House Shake, the product stands up to harsh weather and beautifies any exterior in any region of North America.

Beach House Shake appeals to homeowners on a national scale with new colors, including Hatteras for a weathered gray look.

Beach House Shake comes with an industry leading fifty-year “Performance Plus” warranty and will look as good as the day it was installed years later-- but with no worries and no upkeep.--Ralph Bruno, CEO, Derby Building Products

Derby Building Products launched Beach House Shake™ created by Tando in two new colors at the International Builders Show in Orlando, FL, Jan 9 – 11, 2018. Following a successful regional introduction in spring of 2017, Beach House Shake will now be available throughout North America through the Tando distribution network. As part of this expansion, Beach House Shake is now available in two additional colors: Hatteras is a mid-tone gray that emulates weathered white cedar, while Pacifica has the appeal of brand new western red cedar.

These colors join the initial color, Sandcastle, that has the look of freshly installed white cedar. All Beach House Shake colors are indistinguishable from real cedar with natural, subtle variations, grains and saw-cuts. They represent an architectural style and a lifestyle statement on a national scale that contractors and homeowners look for in a cedar product.

Whereas real cedar shakes will curl, crack, split and are subject to rot and decay form moisture, insects and the environment, Beach House Shake requires no upkeep and will not deteriorate. Impervious to moisture, it can be used at the roofline or ground level without issues.

“Beach House Shake comes with an industry leading fifty-year “Performance Plus” warranty and will look as good as the day it was installed years later-- but with no worries and no upkeep,” said Ralph Bruno, CEO, Derby Building Products. “With unmatched realism, every shake is as unique as a fingerprint, with a varied texture and no repeated patterns,” he said.

Designed for pro contractors and builders, Beach House Shake evokes the relaxed, easy feeling of a beach house, giving homeowners a permanent “vacation” from the hassles and upkeep of cedar. The product also amazingly stood up to Hurricane Irma’s 100-mile per hour winds at Derby’s Miami plant test wall, without losing a single shake. It features an authentic five-inch reveal, is lightweight and
available in one-course panels that can be installed by one person using regular woodworking tools and a nail gun.

Beach House Shake can be used on an entire exterior or can tap into the new trend toward mixed materials as a gable or dormer accent. “Beach House Shake can complement any siding, engineered lumber, fiber cement or stucco, along with stone, veneer or our TandoStone as the foundation cladding,” adds Bruno.

Learn more about Beach House Shake created by Tando at

About Tando – Derby’s Pro Brand of Shake and Stone
Tando shake and stone products represent innovations in exterior cladding backed by the most advanced technologies in the industry. TandoShake and TandoStone define new categories by replicating the natural beauty and texture of wood shake and stone, with little to no upkeep. Impervious to moisture and resistant to all types of weather, new Beach House Shake created by Tando is indistinguishable from real cedar, while Tando’s Signature Stain line offers the rich depth and beauty of stained wood. Perfect for today’s mixed material trend in exteriors, all Tando products complement an array of siding types including fiber cement, engineered vinyl, stucco, and brick.

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