Naturally robust California Redwood is a durable and sustainable decking material prized for its rich reddish-brown hues and tones.
The warm tonal range in California Redwood decking makes a statement and creates a dramatic effect that few building materials can achieve without the aid of a saturated stain. This top-performing softwood that doesn’t easily check, shrink or warp.
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Redwood is naturally resistant to insects and decay, and resists warping and splitting. The warm reddish tonal range makes a statement and creates a dramatic effect that few building materials can achieve without the aid of a saturated stain.
With regular maintenance, Redwood decking can last up to 15-20 years. At any stage in the aging process, it is possible to preserve Redwood’s distinct color by simply applying a sealer, or allow it to weather naturally to a silvery patina. The application of sealants, paints or other finishes is not required to complete a Redwood structure, which is resistant to UV rays, so it will maintain its beautiful vibrant appearance for decades to come.
California Redwood resists decay and damage caused by insects and works for decks in both damp environments and dry climates. Redwood decking earned a Class B compliance rating in flame-spread and heat-release lab tests and is also listed in California's Fire Marshal's guide of approved building materials.
California Redwood resists warping, splitting and stays comfortable underfoot even on the hottest days. Compared to tropical hardwoods, Redwood generally costs less on a square-foot basis. Much lighter in weight than tropical hardwoods and composites, Redwood is also easier on the tools. Despite its lightness, California Redwood stands up to the elements and is strong enough to ensure a strong, secure and, of course, beautiful thermally that stays cool under your foot.