Werstern Red Cedar

Western red cedar is a soft, light and durable wood species. Cedar patios require rigorous maintenance and oil-based stains, without which it will tend to turn gray. Despite this, they remain among the most durable on the market today. This type of wood allows you to have a patio in good condition for a period of more than 20 years. This variety of wood is native to the western regions of North America, from Alaska to British Columbia, to northern California. This colossal tree can reach heights of 50 to 60 m and live 300 to 700 years. Its large size allows for knot-free planks, favoring the creation of superior quality wooden patios. Rosy in color, western red cedar is denser and will better resist cracking and weathering.

Western red cedar

Present from Alaska to California, including British Columbia, Alberta as well as Washington and Oregon, this majestic and emblematic tree of the Pacific West Coast provides a very high quality wood, recognized for a long time for its advantages linking prestige and accessibility.

Western Red Cedar (or Thuya de Lobb) is the ideal species for landscaping and exterior landscaping, such as decks, patios and siding.

Influencing the landscape and way of life of western Canada for centuries, western cedar wood is particularly prized by several First Nations communities, who recognize and value its properties of durability and versatility for erecting homes. , build canoes or carve totems.

Red cedar is therefore the perfect choice for many, because of its appearance, its high resistance, its consistency, its reliability and its ability to naturally self-produce protective oils.

It is therefore just as natural that red cedar should be a wood favored by Patio Design's customers, who assist owners when selecting the best options, according to their needs, their budgets and the experience they have. want to create outdoor terraces and patios for their home, condo or chalet.

Western red cedar flooring


  • Noble wood, 100% natural
  • Superior strength and durability
  • Impermeability
  • Rot, insect and termite proof
  • High-end finish and look
  • Minimum maintenance
  • Reacts very well to protection and conditioning products
  • Ideal option for terraces, patios and balconies, on the ground or on a roof terrace
  • Versatile and multifunctional, adapts to any design and climate

In summary

Western red cedar is a mythical wood that characterizes the land and the North American way of life. Both distinguished and accessible, it evokes emblematic places, the Americana spirit, adventure, the great outdoors, and of course, the resistance to Quebec's climate.

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The history, strength and presence of a wood that manifests a powerful personality, which adapts to circumstances and remains affordable, despite its superior performance level.

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