Archive for the ‘Redwood’ Category

How do I find out if a company is FSC certified?

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jchandler

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

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Redwood Timber Uses

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alucas

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.

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DIY Inspiration: Redwood Garden Bench

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jchandler

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

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In Depth Decks

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alucas

This article originally appeared in the LBM Journal, April 2016

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Redwood Featured on “Colorado and Company”

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Jessica Hewitt

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

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Redwood Technical Data Sheet: Pitch Bleed

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Jessica Hewitt

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.

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Redwood vs. Plastic Composite Lumber

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esavage

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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esavage

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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esavage

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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Jessica Hewitt

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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Jessica Hewitt

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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