A high-end cladding choice, Canadian western red cedar’s durability is outstanding. It is extremely resistant to insect attack, rot and decay, as well as being resistant to splitting and movement once installed.
Extremely stable with a very low shrinkage factor, western red cedar is resistant to warping and twisting, and can achieve a service life in excess of 60 years (out of ground contact).
Canadian western red cedar features beautiful red, pink and brown tones making it a popular cladding choice on aesthetics alone. It can be left untreated to achieve a classic silver tone.
We can also offer a home grown although the key difference between homegrown cedar and western red cedar is that homegrown cedar is faster growing and therefore has a much more open grain, resulting in a more rustic appearance with knots and shakes . Homegrown cedar is a soft amber colour and will lighten to a subtle silver-grey over time as it weathers.