The Other Side of the Fence

AVO’s Guide to Cedar Lumber Selection

Posted by Mike Palmer on May 6, 2020 5:00:48 PM

What You Need to Know When Selecting Cedar Lumber

Cedar lumber is used for a variety of home exterior applications including fencing, gates, decking, pergolas, tree houses, and so forth. Due to its charming natural look and a resistance to fungus and decay, cedar lumber is an attractive and practical option for your home’s exterior, particularly in the New England climate. Familiarizing yourself with the qualities and considerations involved when choosing cedar can help you make an informed decision and pick the best lumber for your home. There are a few factors to keep in mind when selecting cedar lumber, as discussed below.

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Topics: Cedar, How To, cedar products, cedar lumber

Five Cedar Lumber Project Ideas to Enhance Your Space

Posted by Andrew Knott on Sep 20, 2019 10:45:34 AM

Best Cedar Wood Uses for Outdoor Projects

When it comes to outdoor spaces, cedar lumber is undoubtedly the best wood choice. Its strength and durability, combined with its own natural oils, means that your cedar wood structure can stand straight and tall and remain beautiful through many seasons. While cedar fencing is an excellent outdoor application, it’s far from the only one! Here are five ideas on how to introduce cedar lumber to your outdoor living space.

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Topics: Cedar, cedar products, cedar lumber