EASTERN WHITE CEDAR
Eastern White Cedar out performs Western Red Cedar
Eastern White Cedar is one of the most attractive and long lasting species of wood available on the market today. It is also much more environmentally friendly than pressure treated lumber products.
White Cedar is one of the few species of Canadian softwoods which have good natural resistance to decay. An Eastern White Cedar post has an average service life of 27 years in a general climate. A recent report published by Forinteck Canada's Eastern Forest Products Laboratory titled “Preservation of Wood Fence Posts” claims that an Eastern White Cedar post will out perform Western Red Cedar by 11 years. The excellent natural decay resistance and good dimensional stability of Eastern White Cedar will provide the durability and quality finish you require for long lasting decks and fences.
Contractors use Eastern White Cedar from Garden Lake Timber for all kinds of outdoor projects such as a cedar deck, cedar fence, yard furniture or retaining wall. It finishes easily or can be left to age naturally to a beautiful silver grey. Surprisingly it is not available at most retail lumber stores.
Garden Lake Timber is a sawmill operation in Thunder Bay Ontario.
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