We manufacturer our Cladding in our own factory and every board of cladding is CE Marked in accordance with EN 14915:2006 Solid Wood Cladding. We can machine a wide range of naturally durable species including Western Red Cedar, Siberian Larch, DuraWood, Accoya, European Oak and Iroko.
Colouring of Western Red Cedar cladding can vary from almost pink to very light ‘sandy’ brown right through to extremely dark, rich, red tones. This is a highly important factor to consider, as colour can vary in uniformity within this timber and even in and between individual boards.
Timber Cladding Species: Canadian Western Red Cedar. Timber Cladding Treatment: Sioo wood protector – Pre-coated in house before delivery to site. For this high end development Canadian Western Red Cedar was selected, with its characteristic of being naturally durable there is not a requirement to pre-treat this species.
Western Red Cedar - Finishing & Coating. Wood differs from other common building materials in that it is a natural biological material.
With regards to durability, Red Cedar, without any form of treatment, has been known to last up to 60 years! Cedar Cladding Quality. iWood’s Western Red Cedar is machined to order. The grade, “Clear and Better” is the highest grade of cedar that we can source.
Western Red Cedar cladding has rich and variable colours as well as a high resistance to decay. It is also very durable due to the natural preservatives present in the wood. Key Characteristics. Western Red Cedar is known for being lightweight and soft, as well as easy to work due to its straight grain and uniform texture.
All western red Cedar has a degree of natural durability, imported Canadian coastal grown Western red cedar with the sapwood excluded is the very best and can be used for cladding without any treatment. Timber cladding is an example of a hazard class 3 use. Redwoods may not be suitable for such use, unless they been preservative treated.
Colour: Treated Shingles are darker in colour with a green tinge due to the green tanalith treatment. This will quickly bleach due to the greying effect of the suns's UV rays. Description: Cedar Shingles are light weight, maintenace free and highly durable.
Our Imported, Canadian Western Red Cedar tongue and groove cladding is supplied in "Clear and Better No.2" grade which is one of the highest grades of imported cedar available. The timber is almost knot free giving you a nice clean finish to your cladding and the colour of the cedar is a quite remarkable range of dark reddish-brown to pale ...
Prefinished Western Red Cedar Cladding Maintenance Guide Fading Fading is a naturally-occurring phenomenon on many exterior products. As a result, fading must be factored into your maintenance schedule. The amount of fading will vary based on the colour and / or tone chosen.
canadian western red cedar Canadian Western Red Timber Cladding is a durable softwood. This timber is slow grown, naturally durable, stable, light weight and has a natural beauty and warmth complemented by a uniform fine grain which makes it easy to work with and finish.
Shakes are premier No 1 Grade Blue Label Western Red Cedar Shake for roofing and cladding. The Blue Label grade ensures that all Shakes are made from cedar that is 100% heartwood and 100% clear. A maximum 20% flatgrain is permitted with the shakes certigrade grading rules.
Available in Western Red Cedar or Siberian Larch to suit your garden. Create a contemporary fence in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal design. These trim battens can also be used as cladding on a range of projects.
Western Red Cedar is a durable wood for cladding and for many will last 30 years plus with out any treatment, it will silver naturally over time and for many this is the desired look. For some a preservative such as Barrettine Premier Wood Preservative will give a little extra piece of mind as it will help to prevent mould, mildew and rot.
Western Red Cedar (thuja plicata) is actually mostly sourced from West coat Canada (Vancouver area BC). Like all timber, it darkens when it gets wet and bleaches to a grey colour if left natural due to UV degradation.
Western Red Cedar Cladding profiles available in various grades and lengths, including stunning Clear Vertical Grain grade - the highest grade of Western Red Cedar Cladding available in the UK. No 2 Clear & Better, No 4 Clear & Better and Select Tight Knot also available for immediate delivery throughout the UK.
Hi folks, I am getting some western red cedar cladding installed on the exterior of my property (also cedar garage doors) and I have a query with regards to the best way to protect the timber and preserve the colour.
Care and Maintenance of Western Red Cedar Siding Handling Discoloration and Wear. The surfaces of finished Western Red Cedar decks, siding and trim boards exposed outdoors inevitably become dirty and can also be discolored by mildew, algae and moss.
Western Red Cedar comes in a variety of charming colours, ranging from cream, dark chocolate-brown to salmon pink. Cedar creates a clean look; suiting projects from traditional, to contemporary architecture.
Western red cedar heartwood was cut into -two 300 x 90 x 19 mm test forty samples and randomly distributed into seven test groups, each containing six samples (Table 1).