Wood siding has been a favorite for specification by Architects for many years. You could say that it’s the grandpa of architecture. Mainly installed with a rainscreen method it works to keep moisture out of the building while protecting the rest of the wall assembly. Wood is a natural product made from a renewable resource […]
The 2016 Construct Canada Show featured a host of unique and innovative new products during the three day event. One particular product that caught the attention of visitors was the thermally modified wood being displayed by CFP Cladding & Decking from Guelph, Ontario. If you are considering a exterior or interior wall cladding or decking […]
Education continues to play an important role with consumers wanting information on thermally modified wood.
Having access to a new and innovative product such as thermally modified wood requires continuing education to the North American consumer. Most consumers are not aware of the benefits of thermally treated wood over other traditional non thermally treated wood products such as spruce, pine, douglas fir, western red cedar or southern yellow pine. Thermally […]
We often hear the term but don’t really understand what it means. Its a process where wood is altered from its original makeup by using a combination of heat and steam with the absence of oxygen. This changes the cell structure of the wood in order to increase the woods durability. Lack of oxygen prevents […]