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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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The Harvesting Process

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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

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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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Humboldt Redwood Featured in Recent Yardcore Episodes

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Humboldt Redwood has been featured in a few, recent episodes of Yardcore, the popular TV show on the DIY Network. Yardcore features landscape professionals Jake and Joel Moss. The duo are given a quick tour of the yard and a five-minute tour of the home’s interior to get clues, and then make it all happen

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New Real.Strong.Redwood TV Spots Go Live!

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New Real.Strong.Redwood TV spots, Dioxide and Plants, build on messaging established in 2013 to inform homeowners, contractors, and other building professionals of the striking differences between real Redwood and manufactured plastic composite decking products. Produced by San Francisco-based advertising agency barrettSF, these TV spots join Structure and Colors in a four TV spot campaign that

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Redwood Deck Maintenance: How to Keep Redwood Looking Good

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There are many reasons why redwood is the deck wood of choice for people across the country, and easy maintenance is one of them. But that doesn’t mean you should install it and forget it. It requires less maintenance than other types of deck wood, but if you want to keep you redwood deck looking

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Home Talk USA Radio to Feature Humboldt Redwood

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Humboldt Redwood will be featured on Home Talk USA in a live radio program. You will be able to catch the live broadcast on Genesis Communications Network on Saturday, October 12th, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Central Time, 3:00 p.m. Pacific. You can click the “Listen Live” button in the top right-hand area of the homepage to

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Softwood Lumber Board Launches Appearance Product Promotion

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Appearance softwood lumber products (primarily treated southern yellow pine and untreated softwood lumber species – cedar, redwood, and pine) represent a significant portion of the wood basket produced by the softwood lumber industry. Used in both interior and exterior appearance end uses such as decking, timbers, siding, trim, board, and interior finish, these products are

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Climate change may be speeding coast redwood, giant sequoia growth

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By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times August 14, 2013, 12:05 a.m. Finally, some good news about the effects of climate change. It may have triggered a growth spurt in two of California’s iconic tree species: coast redwoods and giant sequoias. Since the 1970s, some coast redwoods have grown at the fastest rate ever, according to

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Redwood Goes Way Beyond the Green Label

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The California Redwood Association is getting the word out about its recently commissioned Life Cycle Assessment, comparing redwood with artificial decking products, such as plastics and composites. The below press release is appearing on Patch.com sites throughout California. Read on to learn more. Beyond the Green Label: study more than just marketing claims to understand

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Humboldt County’s Legendary Redwood Homes

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At the turn of the 19th century, early settlers to the Humboldt county region saw a wealth of redwood timber in the native forests. They found that redwood was unique not only because it was beautiful, but because it was much less susceptible to rot, insects, and fire than other woods. Before long, a thriving

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Humboldt Redwood Featured in a Recent Episode of House Crashers

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Humboldt Redwood was featured in a recent episode of House Crashers featuring licensed contractor Josh Temple. Lucky homeowner and Los Angeles firefighter, Tomas, received a complete makeover to his backyard storage building. His space was transformed into a functional gaming and TV room with an outdoor living and barbecue area. Humboldt Redwood lumber was used

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