Also known as thuja plicata, this is a softwood and it is one of the most used cladding products in the UK for premium exterior cladding and fencing screen slats. The Coastal Canadian Western Red Cedar is more durable, more stable, fewer knots and defects in comparison to the home-grown British Cedar which is widely non-durable. We import and distribute Premium Coastal Canadian Western Red Cedar. Western Red Cedar is a versatile product suitable for cladding, fencing and many other applications.
It is a premium clear grade air-dried. Its smooth planed finish makes it easy to stain or paint if required as it is air-dried allow it to acclimatise to the correct moisture content.
Our slow grown coastal British Columbia Clear Cedar is one of the best available in the UK, carefully selected to ensure durability and denseness. If left to naturally to weather, this cedar will turn a beautiful silvery grey colour. Alternatively, Western Red Cedar can be treated with various wood tones for a modern look or to simply maintain its golden-brown colour.
No additional preservative treatment is required for use in cladding, landscaping fencing applications above ground.