Completely in-keeping with the current vogue for natural materials it can enhance the exterior of any building with a beautiful aesthetic quality, while simultaneously offering significant technical benefits.
Western Red Cedar is naturally resistant to decay and insect attack. It simply seasons over time if left untreated to an attractive silver grey appearance. Cedar offers superior acoustic qualities too, helping to reduce noise or confine it to specific areas. It is also an excellent material for thermal insulation – in summer keeping the building cool and in winter preventing the heat from escaping.
One of the lightest of commercially available softwoods, non-resinous with an aromatic odour, varying in colour from dark brown to white. Excellent dimensional stability, naturally decay-resistant, durable, light weight, soft textured, easy to handle. Accepts paints and stains readily, nails without splitting.