If there is any question about which material to use for fencing, Japanese cedar is a perfect option to choose. 0000002630 00000 n We’re not telling you which material to choose, but, in Central Texas, we can tell you that cedar is more popular. 0000003320 00000 n What some may not be aware of is that there are many types of cedar (and other woods that are commonly referred to as cedar that are not actually cedar), that do not possess the same qualities that make it ideal for outdoor use. Fax: 806-655-5802 0000237930 00000 n 0 The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association estimates that three trees are planted for every one that is harvested, ensuring the long-term sustainability for this remarkable natural resource. Phone: 432-563-1111 0000003293 00000 n Lubbock, Texas 79424 • Notice the cupping even before it’s installed. 12116 Slide RoadLubbock, Texas 79424Phone: 806-799-3729Fax: 806-783-8632Email: [email protected], I-27 & Rockwell Rd.Amarillo, TexasPhone: 806-655-5700Fax: 806-655-5802Email: [email protected], 10200 Highway 191Midland, Texas 79707Phone: 432-563-1111Fax: 432-563-1159Email: [email protected], I-27 & Rockwell Rd. Saturday 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 10200 Highway 191 0000150452 00000 n ���>��r��gu2�3j{�F?+j=9ʼn�cu������^÷l��:�e�+��d��ӕ�_�������G���F ��A�U �+�%��ެT�"�q%�.���7�� և"/`����ym�-�>�}���n���O����*k`��. startxref Japanese cedar has countless benefits, including being durable, affordable, beautiful, and sustainable. Less Dimensional Stability & Prone to Mold • Must be built on a 3 rail fence to limit cupping and warping of pickets. 0000025177 00000 n ��|}��Y��*K�������O�ru*Y��|�t���j�ip�vl�����'o�F����ߧAL^��0Z�� ���Sʿ������lK��+��a�^W�7Y῎��� 0000188853 00000 n Chinese Cedar- Used by many fence companies because of its lower cost, Chinese Cedar is not actually cedar, it is a fir. Email: [email protected], 12116 Slide Road 0000169580 00000 n 0000044399 00000 n I highly recommend them. Using this type of wood will mean a longer lasting fence with less repairs needed over the course of its life. 0000003824 00000 n %%EOF Fax: 806-783-8632 0000080086 00000 n 0000114596 00000 n However, white cedar’s oils are stronger. However, the white cedar tree is much smaller and so the lumber is quite knotty, compared to the very clear lumber of red cedar. 71 0 obj <>stream Its ability to resist decay and weathering is inferior to Western Red Cedar making it less suitable for fences and other outdoor structures. Email: [email protected] endstream endobj 30 0 obj <> endobj 31 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/Pattern<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/Shading<>/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/TrimBox[0.0 0.0 612.0 792.0]/Type/Page>> endobj 32 0 obj <> endobj 33 0 obj <> endobj 34 0 obj [/ICCBased 52 0 R] endobj 35 0 obj [/Pattern] endobj 36 0 obj <> endobj 37 0 obj <> endobj 38 0 obj <> endobj 39 0 obj <> endobj 40 0 obj <> endobj 41 0 obj <> endobj 42 0 obj <> endobj 43 0 obj <> endobj 44 0 obj <>stream However, the pickets are thinner and less sturdy than Western Red Cedar, and have a tendency to split or break during installation. Japanese cedar (or Japanese sugi) is actually a species of Cryptomeria, while western red cedar is a Thuja, both completely different genera. stable vs. Western Red Cedar. Regardless, when you’re ready to build your redwood or cedar fence, B.C. 0000153101 00000 n 0000188965 00000 n Email: [email protected], Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM 0000004181 00000 n 0000221763 00000 n It is a light weight wood which causes less stress on the posts and framework of the fence, and it is naturally more water repellent than other types of wood. 0000189028 00000 n Red cedar has plicatic acid in it which makes it highly resistant to decay, while I cannot say the same about Japanese sugi, which is not that decay-resistant. 0000004332 00000 n 0000132658 00000 n 29 0 obj <> endobj Western Red Cedar continues to prove itself to be the ideal choice for fences and other outdoor structures. This is the second time I have used them and will continue to use them in the future. 0000199508 00000 n White cedar fences typically last longer than red cedar fences do, often as much as 10 years longer. Mark was very helpful with answering questions I had, was very accommodating with changes I needed to make to the original quote. h�b``�```9������� Ȁ �@16���@~O20d�(��ج�zCe�D���Jw4�� �$��q5�"���J�� The wood is light weight (21 lbs per cu ft or 335 kg/cu m) and so is weaker than red cedar by a considerable amount. Used for centuries in Japanese construction work and exterior architecture, Japanese cedar is exceedingly durable. Know How to Spot the Difference. 0000188743 00000 n Making sure that the right type of cedar is being installed will make a huge difference in the quality, look, and overall longevity of your fence. <<7AB6FFACB46CC341A74CC5BEA63AE7FA>]/Prev 884225>> 0000194090 00000 n 0000001424 00000 n All State Fence was very prompt is giving me a quote on my fence replacement. 29 43 If the fence company that you choose is using Japanese Cedar rather than Western Red Cedar, you should not be expected to pay the same price for the fence as you would for Western Red Cedar. 0000004570 00000 n 0000063072 00000 n 0000004086 00000 n @� k>2�62�7�80/t�0���5E݉'���i[h�h���d0`�p�Z�j���a�-��\�S��?�9��i>P΍��A�:�F �_ ��*� Amarillo, Texas At All-State Fence & Supply, we use ONLY  Western Red Cedar for our cedar fences, arbors and pergolas. 0000002094 00000 n 0000442114 00000 n 0000188507 00000 n 0000003443 00000 n However, the pickets are thinner and less sturdy than Western Red Cedar, and have a tendency to split or break during installation. %PDF-1.5 %���� Inform Yourself! 0000189292 00000 n 0000442052 00000 n 0000001156 00000 n 0000097716 00000 n 0000003556 00000 n Some Fence Companies Might Try To Increase Their Profit By Using Inferior Wood. 0000188384 00000 n Eastern White Cedar is a close relative of Western red cedar, genetically speaking. Phone: 806-799-3729 Fax: 432-563-1159 That’s a significant difference. Many people know that cedar is a type of wood that is known for being ideal for use in building outdoor structures because of its resilience and ability to withstand harsh weather. A fence is a considerable investment and it should last as long as possible. 1-866-812-1994 Japanese Cedar- A newer product on the market in the US that shows promise as being a quality, lower cost alternative to Western Red Cedar. H��W�r�}�WL*U)2�~y�HHQ,� Know the Difference Between Types of Cedar 0000000016 00000 n While cedar vs. redwood seems to be a battle for the ages, there are some areas where cedar takes the cake. 0000004427 00000 n Midland, Texas 79707 Japanese Cedar- A newer product on the market in the US that shows promise as being a quality, lower cost alternative to Western Red Cedar. 0000188631 00000 n [email protected], Fence Repair & Fence Installation - Lubbock, Amarillo, Midland. ���2� �K. 0000001487 00000 n 0000003258 00000 n Phone: 806-655-5700 trailer xref • Will be prone to cupping and warping. 0000290351 00000 n Fence will be there for you. 0000327325 00000 n Western Red Cedar contains natural tannin oils that protect it from weathering, rotting, decay, and termite damage.