Cedar Fencing Facts - Why Choose Cedar Fencing?
Here are some things you didn't know, you needed to know, about cedar fencing.
When you started reaching out to companies to receive estimates on a new fence, you may have noticed that you are being asked if you have a material preference.
You probably were thinking, "I thought I mentioned I wanted a new wooden fence?".
Did you know there are many types of wood that can be used for fencing?
Our go-to for material for stockade fencing is Western Red Cedar, and
Why Choose Cedar?
Cedar Fencing holds up to almost all extremes when it comes to temperature, which is a huge benefit here in Oklahoma. Unlike fences made from other, softer, woods such as pine, untreated cedar fencing has an average lifespan of 20 years.
The natural oils in cedar make it resistant to both rot and insects, including termites, woodworms, and moths. Rodents and pests don’t care for it, either.
protection does not stop at the surface. Your cedar fence posts will repel underground bugs, too.
Cedar fences have natural air pockets that provide insulation. The area near your fence will be just a little cooler in summer and warmer in winter than the rest of your yard. Perfect to help protect landscaping from Oklahoma extremes.
Cedar fences can look classic or modern. You can completely customize the look based on your needs or you can leave it completely natural and still have a beautiful fence that offers amazing curb appeal.
Visit our stain page to see options for staining.
FUN FACTS ABOUT CEDAR
Cedar trees are known to live for as long as 800 years.
Guitar soundboards are made from western red cedar trees.
The ancient Egyptians used the oil extracted from Cedar during the mummification process.
It was used to build King Solomon’s temple and the ships of Alexander the Great.
Western Red Cedar contains oils that act as natural preservatives to help the wood resist rot. This makes cedar a go to material for hot tub and sauna areas.
If you are interested in getting a quote for a new cedar fence for your home or business, please click the "Book Now" link below, or reach out to our office at 405.476.1123 to set up a free estimate.