white wood vs cedar deck

cninerOctober 27, 2009

which will really last longer?

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sierraeast

One factor would be how much time/often are you willing to spend maintaining it.

    Bookmark   October 28, 2009 at 10:33AM
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john_hyatt

The white wood grade is generaly what ever is cheep,it can include hemlock,pine,low grade fir things like that. Usually it is used for fencing pannels.

Cedar,western red,incense cedar is soft and open to decay but not as fast as the white wood grade. J.

    Bookmark   October 28, 2009 at 5:52PM
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theporchguy

Have you thought about composite type decking materials?
I have a cedar deck and a timbertech dech in my album.
Take a look for some ideas.

Here is a link that might be useful: My Album

    Bookmark   October 29, 2009 at 7:01AM
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