Professional service for the quality conscious. Cedar shingle specialists since 1993.


Thank you for visiting Govers Sidewall Shingling. We are cedar shingle siding specialists serving the greater metro area in Portland, Oregon. Since 1993, we offer the highest quality workmanship and attention to detail providing professional installations of cedar shingle siding using the finest shingles available.

Professional Service & Craftsmanship

To request a bid on a specific project, a list of local, completed projects or references please fill out the contact form and we will respond as quickly as possible. Please feel free to browse our website, learn more about us, the way we work, what we do and view some of our completed sidewall shingling projects. We can provide and install many different types of cedar shingles – Western Red Cedar, Alaskan Yellow Cedar, Eastern White Cedar, 18″ Rebutted and Rejointed, Pre-Stained, Pre-Primed and more.

Cedar Shingle Siding Restoration

Govers Sidewall Shingling specializes in residential cedar shingle siding including complete restorations, additions, remodels and repairs.The company was founded in 1993 by Oliver Govers, a Berkeley, California native who has been in the trade since the late 1980’s. Our clients include both homeowners and general contractors. After decades servicing the San Francisco Bay Area, he continues the cedar shingle siding craft in Portland, Oregon.

Cedar Shingles & Forests

Learn about what makes cedar shingles a viable choice in todays climate of responsible choices and respect for the environment. Read More…

Finishes & Stains

Whether you choose a natural oil, a semi-transparent or semi-solid stain, quite an array of choices are possible. We posted an informational general guide. Read More…

The Best Shingles

Every project starts with raw materials – the shingles. Quality craftsmanship and professional results require refined shingles. What makes a shingle stand out?

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Client Testimonials

See what past clients have to say about us on Yelp.

Clear Oil-Based Stains

We’ve listed some clear oil-based stains from manufacturers we’ve had experience with and have seen great results from. Read More…

Canada & Washington Mill Visits

In the last decade we’ve traveled to the Canada and Washington State to visit the shingle mills that provide us with the best shingles. We give thanks for the skilled sawyers and mill workers who produce the final product  – our work is only as good as the shingles we are supplied with.

Featured Work

Berkeley Architectural Heritage

Our completed projects have received Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association awards.

Fine Homebuilding

Our How-To article featured in Fine Homebuilding.


Govers Sidewall Shingling featured in Renovation by Michael Litchfield, Taunton Press.

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