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Is Cedar Fencing Worth It? 

At Gresham Deck and Fence we feel its worth it! Not only does it give your property privacy it will increase your curb appeal. 

Is cedar fencing better?

Cedar is stronger and more durable than pressure-treated lumber. Pressure-treated lumber can warp and weather within a few years if left untreated, while cedar is more capable of naturally keeping its shape. However, cedar is more susceptible to cosmetic damages, such as dents and scratches.

Does cedar fencing last?

How long will a cedar fence last? If left to weather, it will last approximately 12 years in the ground and 15-20 years above ground.

How Long Will A Cedar Fence Last?

How long will an untreated cedar fence last?

Fences made of untreated cedar can last between 15 and 30 years, depending on how well you care for it and the specific cedar species used. If it's treated, a cedar fence may last up to 40 years. Cedar consistently outlasts other wood species. A spruce fence typically lasts only four to seven years.

Does staining a cedar fence make it last longer?

Stain, Stain, Stain! An exterior decking stain will bring out the natural color and grain of the wood and will seal and protect from moisture and sunlight. Stain will also make your fence last significantly longer. ... Plan on re-staining your fence every three to five years for optimal protection and beauty.Jan 5, 2016

Does cedar fence need maintenance?

Cleaning and general maintenance is necessary to preserve cedar wood fences. If cared for properly, a cedar fence will remain attractive and structurally sound for many years to come. Apply a waterproofing sealer to the cedar fence to protect the wood from splintering, cracking and warping due to the weather elements.

When should I replace my cedar fence?

As a property owner, it's best to plan to replace your wooden fence every 10 years or so. Whether you require maintenance service or repairs, you can count on All Counties Fence and Supply for professional services and affordable rates. Call to discuss your fencing needs today!Feb 26, 2018

How long will a cedar fence last?

Natural life of wood The most commonly used wood types for fences are cedar, spruce, and pine. Depending on the species, cedar may last for about 15-30 years, spruce may last for about 4-7 years, and pine may last for about 5-12 years.

What are the disadvantages of cedar wood?

Cost- Just like composite, cedar can be much more expensive than other wood. It fades to a weathered grey over the years, which can be a drawback to some people.

Gresham Deck and Fence

480 SE Vista Ave

Gresham, Oregon 97080

503-446-2012

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