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Redwood vs. Plastic Composite Lumber

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As a consumer you have several choices of building materials for your outdoor living projects, including plastic composite lumber. Whether you are looking for strength, durability and longevity, whether you want the most beautiful and environmentally friendly product, or if low maintenance and comfort are key, only redwood offers all of the above. It’s perfection

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Humboldt Redwood Video Series

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Over the next few weeks Humboldt Redwood will be releasing a series of short video clips to help you better understand who we are and what we do as a company. From our forestlands to our mill to our sustainable practices and more, get up close and personal with Humboldt Redwood. We hope you enjoy

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Redwood: The Natural Solution to a Man-Made Problem

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By Charlie Jourdain Mankind is ingenious if nothing else; and such inventiveness has allowed us to make incredible advances in science, technology and other pursuits that have made life easier. At the same time, some of our leaps and breakthroughs have resulted in unintended consequences that haven’t been kind to the environment. At the California Redwood

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Redwood Deck Makeover Featured on Good Day Sacramento

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Local CBS affiliate KMAX in Sacramento featured an entertaining redwood deck makeover during the Good Day Sacramento morning segment on October 11, 2013. Licensed California contractor and redwood building expert, Gary Mierzwak, walked morning viewers through the process of identifying a worn out backyard deck and the steps required to replace that deck with a

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Survey Says: Redwood Decks Support Buyers’ Dream of Greener Future

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For many homeowners, the deck is a promise of quality time spent enjoying the home and garden that represents their dreams. A recent survey commissioned by the California Redwood Association showed that decks can also help homeowners express their environmental values. While people love decks for both enjoying their outdoor space and boosting their home’s

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Californians lead the trend toward ‘greener’ backyards

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A recent online article for the Tri-County Times Newspaper serving Fenton, Linden, and Holly, Michigan points to how Californians are leading the trend toward “greener” backyards. The article points out that California homeowners are turning to eco-friendly materials, building practices, and landscaping to create “greener” outdoor living spaces. One of the important features of these

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Eco Friendly Building Materials: A Closer Look at Natural Redwood

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Finding eco-friendly building materials is an understandable concern for many of today’s homeowners. A recent survey by the California Redwood Association (CRA) found that 75% of California homeowners thought it was important that decks be eco-friendly. A full 90% thought a deck should be recycled after its lifespan rather than end up in a landfill.

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Backyard Fence Building Made Easier

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An attractive fence can frame your yard and give your home character as well as serve important functions like protecting your property and enclosing a pool, play or pet area. Once you have decided to add a fence to your outdoor living experience, you may decide to take on the challenge of building it yourself,

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Environmental Superiority of Redwood Confirmed in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Tests

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The California Redwood Association (CRA) recently enlisted help from the independent Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM) to conduct a life cycle assessment (LCA) to better understand and compare redwood decking to plastic composite decking. CORRIM is a non-profit research consortium with members from 16 universities and research institutions such as the USDA

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California Redwood Lumber: Golden State Pride

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We feel that California redwood lumber is one of the state’s most iconic building materials. Homeowners, contractors and architects value this durable wood for use in all sorts of home improvement projects, both indoors and out. It’s widely available throughout the state, and Humboldt Redwood Company is proud to be a leading provider. Our high-quality

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