Covid-19 Updates


Tile Importer, like everyone, are striving to maintain our business and support our customers in these unprecedented times.

Our Business Model is continually changing to keep in-step with the COVID restrictions put in place by the Victorian State Government.

We will continue to strive to provide the best service we can, that complies with all rules and regulations, and ensures your personal safety as well as those of our staff.

Our store is now open to everyone.

Trades People and Customers can attend In-store subject to the following conditions:
• Payments must be COVID safe;
• You must supply contact details to enable ongoing COVID tracing in compliance with government directions;
• You must wear a Face covering;
• You must practice safe distancing; &
• You must not attend if you are suffering any flu like symptoms whatsoever.

Sales can also be completed via email by sending your inquiry to:[email protected] or via our eBay Store http://www.ebaystores.com.au/Tile-Importer-Timber-Merchants accessed through the button on our website homepage.

Deliveries are available via our normal courier service.

We will continue to develop our model as the situation evolves so check in with us regularly for updates.

We apologise for any inconvenience but again these are unprecedented times & we all need to come together as a community to keep everyone safe.

All of us at Tile Importer hope you stay safe and look forward to seeing you back in store now we are once again open.





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Timber Cedar Shingles

Western Red Cedar Shingles

Cedar shingles have been used in construction for centuries. Their natural beauty and durability make them a popular choice for both new construction and renovations. Here at Tile Importer Melbourne, timber cedar shingles are available in a variety of styles to suit any home.

For those looking for a classic look, red cedar shingles are a great option. They offer a warm, natural look that can complement any home style. Timber cedar shingles are also very durable, making them ideal for areas with high winds or severe weather conditions.

No matter what style of home you have, cedar shingles can help you achieve the look you desire. For more information on cedar shingles or to view our range, visit us online or in-store today.

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What kind of timber cedar shingles does Tile Importer stock?

We stock Tilling’s supplied Western Red Cedar Shingles that are perfect for Hamptons, California Bungalow, or alternative looks. Sourced from PEFC Certified timber in the Western Red Cedar, shingles are ideal for those projects that are unique.

We carry Red Label general purpose grade with limited sap wood containing both quarter and back sawn (3.72m2 coverage per bundle).


Why Melbourne loves Red Cedar Shingles

As one of the most popular roofing materials in North America, Western red cedar shingles offer a range of benefits that are applicable to homes in Melbourne. Let’s face it, as much as we may complain about the weather – the conditions that homes in the United States and Canada face are much more severe.

Western red cedar shingles are durable, fire resistant, and have a natural resistance to rot and insect damage. Cedar shingles also provide excellent insulation, keeping your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.


Key Benefits of Western Red Cedar Shingles

There are many reasons why homeowners choose Western red cedar shingles for their roofs. Here are some of the most popular benefits of this roofing material:

Durability: Western red cedar shingles are designed to withstand the harsh conditions of the North American climate. They are resistant to wind, rain, and snow, and can last up to 30 years with proper care.

Fire Resistance: Cedar shingles have a natural resistance to fire, making them an excellent choice for homes in areas at risk of wildfires.

Natural Resistance to Rot and Insect Damage: Western red cedar is a naturally rot-resistant wood, so cedar shingles will not warp or rot over time. This type of wood is also resistant to insect damage, so you won’t have to worry about termites or other pests damaging your roof.

Excellent Insulation: Cedar shingles help keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter. This type of roofing material is an excellent insulator, so it can help you save on your energy bills.

Aesthetics: Cedar shingles add a natural beauty to any home. They are available in a variety of colours and styles, so you can find the perfect look for your home.

Western red cedar shingles offer a range of benefits that make them an excellent choice for roofs in Melbourne. If you’re looking for a durable, fire-resistant, and naturally rot-resistant roofing material, cedar shingles may be the right choice for you.

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