Pennsylvania Supplier Of Western Red Cedar Decking

Western red cedar decking can help you create a gorgeous, functional outdoor living space. This sturdy wood offers a distinctive look and low-maintenance performance for years to come, whether you’re creating a new deck addition on your home or adding built-in benches to your existing deck. The versatility and natural durability of cedar make it a popular wood for backyard use. Middletown Lumber stocks a wide range of cedar lumber options in an assortment of sizes, so you can find just the right wood for your particular project.

Benefits Of Western Red Cedar Decking

When you’re searching for decking material, durability and strength are major concerns. Cedar is a long-lasting wood that doesn’t absorb water easily, so it maintains its structure over time without warping or cracking. This stability lets the wood withstand extreme changes in temperature, so your deck can handle everything from hot summer sun to snowy winter weather. Western red cedar decking is also naturally resistant to rotting and insect damage, making it ideal for exposed surfaces.

The natural red and brown tones with visible wood grain provide an attractive look on your deck. Because it is a resin-free, pitch-free wood, you can easily stain, paint, or finish the wood to get exactly the look you want.

Red Cedar Sourcing

Middletown Lumber sources western red cedar from Terminal Forest Products in Vancouver, British Columbia. Because this wood is cut from old-growth forests, the grain is finer than younger cedar typically grown in the US. Western red cedar has been harvested for centuries and is valued for its beauty, functionality, versatility, and strength.

As part of the Sustained Forest Initiative, Terminal Forest Projects actively manages the forests it logs, ensuring good stewardship of the land and the maintenance of a healthy ecosystem. The company partners with local First Nations groups to responsibly harvest timber in Pacific Northwest forests. Western red cedar forests help improve air quality and contribute to ecological health, and sustainable management ensures that new trees continue to grow in the forests to replace those harvested for lumber.

Available Cedar Products

Almost everything you can find in standard pine or dimensional lumber is available in western red cedar as well. From straight kiln-dried boards to siding and shingles, our wide selection gives you plenty of options to choose from when designing and building a deck or other outdoor structure. Western red cedar products offered by Middletown Lumber include:

  • Knotty Western Red Cedar Decking
  • Kiln Dried Select Knotty S4S (surfaced four sides)
  • Kiln Dried Select Knotty S1S2E (surfaced one face, two edges and one rough face)
  • Kiln Dried A & Better S4S (surfaced four sides)
  • Cedar Timbers
  • Tongue and Groove Siding
  • Bevel Siding
  • Cedar Shakes and Shingles
  • Cedar Lattice Panels

In addition to using western red cedar as a decking material, you can incorporate it into other building projects. This wood works especially well for building outdoor sheds, benches, gazebos, and garden seating areas. The material is easy to work with, making it a favorite wood for backyard DIY projects.

Contact Us

Middletown Lumber sells a wide range of wood products, including western red cedar, for home and professional building projects. We provide custom milling in addition to selling precut wood boards. Give Middletown Lumber a call at (717) 944-4005 or send us a note using our online form to find out more about which wood might work best for your particular needs and what cedar options we currently have in stock.

Knotty Western Red Cedar Decking

5/4×6 sold in 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, and 20 foot lengths

Kiln Dried Select Knotty S1S2E (surfaced one face, two edges and one rough face)

1×4, 1×6, 1×8, 1×12

Kiln Dried Select Knotty S4S (surfaced four sides)

2×4, 2×6, 2×8, 2×10, 2×12 and 4×4

Kiln Dried A & Better S4S (surfaced four sides)

1×4, 1×6, 1×8, 1×10, 1×12, 5/4×4, 5/4×6, 5/4×8, 2×2, 2×4, 2×6, 4×4 and 6×6

Cedar Timbers

6×6

Tongue & Groove Siding

1×6 T&G Select Knotty
1×6 T&G A & Better Clear Mixed Grain

Bevel Siding

1/2×6, 1/2×8, and 3/4×10 Clear Vertical Grain
11/16×8 Rough Sawn Select Knotty

Cedar Shakes & Shingles

24″ Royals #1 Blue Label Red Cedar Shingles
24″ #1 Medium Hand Split Red Cedar Shakes

Cedar Lattice Panels

1/2x4x8 Diagonal
1x4x8 Heavy Duty Diagonal Privacy
1x4x8 Heavy Duty Square Privacy

Stocking

  • Knotty 5/4 x 6 Decking
  • Kiln Dried Select Knotty S1S2E
  • Kiln Dried A & Better S4S
  • Cedar Timbers
  • Tongue & Groove Siding
  • Bevel Siding
  • Cedar Shakes & Shingles
  • Cedar Lattice Panels

Contact Information

Middletown Lumber
2 Clinton Avenue, P.O. Box 304
Middletown, PA 17057-0314

Phone: 717-944-4005717-944-4005
Fax: 717-944-0325
Email Us: info@middletownlumber.com

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
We will be closed all summer on Saturdays because of Covid-19.

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