‘Yellow Balau is our recommended decking due to the durable properties and reasonable price. The timber is hard and heavy and like other decking will silver over time. Sources primarily from Malaysia & Indonesia and available in PEFC’
‘*Please note that the profile measurements may alter slightly depending on the current machine setup of our timber mills. If this is the case we will confirm this with you before processing any orders. For bespoke profiles please email us a diagram and we will quote accordingly.’
|Botanical name||Thuja plicata|
|Origin||Pacific Northwest, predominantly Canada|
|Grade||85% No.2, allowing up to 15% No.4|
|Length spec||Common lengths:
|Structural properties||Soft, lightweight and brittle|
|Stability||Very low shrinkage factor, very resistant to warping, twisting and checking|
Estimated 40-60 year service life. It is highly resistant to decay and insect attack due to naturally occurring fungicidal compounds in the wood.
Western Red Cedar, if left unfinished will bleach to a particularly
attractive lustrous silver grey.