Its National Forest Products Week ‑‑ named by President Obama in recognition of the abundant value that forests bring to our environment and economy. It deserves mention here in California because of its relevance to this state. California has more than 33 million acres of forestland. Nine million of those acres are sustainably managed by
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4 Fall Activities By Timothy McTimber You know, fall is one of my favorite seasons. In fact, it’s in my top 4. The question, though: how best should you enjoy it? Well. Activity 1: Stare at Trees Fall is the perfect season for staring at trees. Why? Because the temperature is mild and the trees
Summer Tips: Cleaning Redwood Outdoor structures like Redwood decks invariably get a little dirt on them throughout the course of a year. This is unavoidable. Thankfully, cleaning Redwood during the summer is simple and easy, no matter the type of project or structure. Humboldt Redwood is also much easier to maintain than many other building
What it means when a company is FSC® certified One of the most important choices you will make when you are deciding on material for your next big outdoor project is checking to see whether the lumber you are purchasing is Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified. FSC certified lumber is important because it has been
Redwood Timber Uses Redwood is one of the lightest, yet structurally strongest softwood species in North America, making it ideal for a wide range of structural applications where large timbers are required. Naturally strong, aesthetically pleasing, and environmentally friendly, Redwood and Douglas-fir timbers from Humboldt Redwood are a great choice for your structural building needs.
DIY: Redwood Garden Bench This summer we invite you to transform your backyard into the outdoor living space of your dreams. If you’re curious how, we have the perfect idea: building your own Redwood garden bench. Not only are they strong and built to last, but they add a great deal of charm and functionality
This article originally appeared in the LBM Journal, April 2016
Phil Herman, representing the California Redwood Association, spoke about the many benefits of using Redwood in outdoor living spaces during a segment on Colorado and Company KUSA-TV, 9News (NBC) in Denver, Colorado. Speaking with host Denise Plante, Phil showed Colorado and Company viewers a beautiful Redwood pergola and deck display. With 1 million acres of sustainable Redwood
While Redwood is generally free of pitch and resin, from time-to-time some minor pitch bleeding may occur, particularly when Redwood surfaces are exposed to high temperatures. To help deal with minor pitch bleeding, please download our Redwood Technical Data Sheet: Pitch Bleed.
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
We manage our forests through a process called selective harvesting. Selective harvesting allows us to protect old growth trees, minimize impact on the environment and protect wildlife habitat. Humboldt Redwood ensures that there will always be new trees to harvest by using sustainable practices. Every day we grow more than we harvest. Watch this brief
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