The Real Cedar Difference

When choosing building materials for your custom home, the lumber you select can be just as important as your home design or architect. Known for its resistance to the elements, it’s actually one of the premier options you’ll want to consider for interior and exterior projects… Western Red Cedar.

Features of Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar is known for its aromatic properties and beauty… but offers even more features that make it the ideal lumber for your distinctive home. This cedar type is popular for outdoor living spaces because of its natural resistance to moisture, decay, and insect damage. Properly finished, it will last for decades. You can expect exterior structures to weather the outdoors for many years to come.

Western Red Cedar Lumber Association

The WRCLA is known as “the voice of the cedar industry” and has been in existence since 1954. Serving as a resource for those interested in learning more about Western Red Cedar, you can rely on the WRCLA for quality information. They aim to supply information about the industry, education on the product, and hold suppliers to quality standards that consumers expect.

Cedar is Easy to Work With

Builders typically enjoy working with cedar. It is an easy material to work with, whether you are using hand tools or power tools. Ease of use, combined with beauty and satisfaction with finished projects, makes Western Red Cedar a great choice!

Western Red Cedar Can be Used Indoors or Outdoors

We’ve talked about the advantages that cedar has when used outdoors… weather, rot, and insect resistance. But it’s a beautiful addition to indoor products as well. The fragrance and rich appearance of the wood grain are features that are sought after by custom homeowners. For special interior projects, nothing beats the look of Western Red Cedar.

Ideal Projects for Western Red Cedar

On our website, we feature many projects that are ideally suited for Western Red Cedar. Some of these ideas include plans for your consideration, so take a look. You’ll find ideas for:
Playground Equipment
Trellis
Bench
Privacy Screen
Planter Bench
Garden Arbor
Garden Arch
Gazebo
Pergola
Dining Table

American Cedar and Millwork – Your Destination for Western Red Cedar

If you’re interested in building with Real Cedar or using it for outdoor projects, come and visit American Cedar and Millwork. We are proud to carry Western Red Cedar building materials at all of our locations. We would love to show you what the Real Cedar difference means. We will be happy to consult with you and get you started on your cedar projects.

If you haven’t experienced the benefits of working with cedar, you’re in for a treat. You will find the wood so easy and enjoyable to work with. Contact us today, and let’s set a date to learn more about your needs and how we can make your cedar dreams come true! Our cedar experts are standing by to answer all your questions and help you begin working with top of the line Western Red Cedar.