Why Western Red Cedar?
From the coast of California to the northern parts of British Columbia, you can find an abundance of Red Cedar. These beautiful trees can also be found in the forests of Montana, Washington, and Idaho, but they are smaller in size and not as abundant. If you love these beautiful trees, imagine what they can do for your home.
Red Cedar: Exceptional Beauty
This type of wood is one of the most beautiful woods available today. It has warm tones that range between a deep honey brown to a light amber. The texture is rich and the aromatic characteristics add warmth to any home. Common places to use Western cedar wood include:
- Window or door frames
Whether you are looking to update a home, public building or office, you won’t be disappointed with this red cedar wood.
Red Cedar: Exceptional Durability
The natural oils that are part of Red Cedar provide the capacity for the wood to resist decay, rot and attack by insects. This type of wood is also considered dimensionally stable, which means that when you lay it flat, it maintains its straightness.
Because of red cedar’s exceptional durability, it is a preferred type of decking wood for outdoor living. The visual appeal, combined with stability, makes red cedar a top choice for landscapers and architects. Common outdoor uses include:
- Pool Patios
Western Red Cedar: Exceptional Practicality
If you are looking for a wood that is practical, Western cedar wood is tough to beat. Not only does red cedar have a beautiful and durable appeal, it also is a great tool for insulation. Compared to other woods and products like concrete or brick, buildings that use red cedar for paneling, siding, or ceilings have the capacity to stay warmer during the cold months and cooler during the hot months. This type of red cedar also has the capability to absorb and suppress sounds.
Red Cedar: The Exceptional Choice
Whether you are creating an outdoor living space sanctuary or an indoor practical family room, Western Red Cedar is a choice that is exceptional. This long lasting, environmental friendly cedar wood, with natural beauty, is the perfect choice for any new home construction, addition, or remodel. More reasons why Red Cedar is the exceptional choice include:
- Extreme durability
- Resistance to decay
- Extra long life span
- Easy to use
- Capacity to withstand all weather
- Resin Free
- Variety of finishes
- Simple to install
- Great for insulation
- Sound absorbing
Regardless of whether you are working with Red Cedar by a machine or hand, it is easy to use, even for the do it yourselfer. And even better–your finished red cedar will be exceptional!
If you have a project in the future that needs a high quality and beautiful type of wood, explore using Red Cedar.
Contact Austin Wholesale Lumber to discuss your options and how red cedar can work for you. We have a wide variety of Western cedar that fits any budget, style and lifestyle. Be sure to contact us today, and together we can find the right decking wood for your project.
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