Western Red Cedar Decking – Goodman Project

Prized for its timeless beauty and work-ability, Western Red Cedar is a perfect choice for decking by homeowners and contractors alike

Naturally resistant to rot and decay, good quality Western Red Cedar decking will perform beautifully in our damp Pacific Northwest climate for many years to come.  Milled beautifully, it lies flat and stays straight; and because it is soft, no pre-drilling or special tools are required for installation.

We offer Western Red Cedar decking in a variety of widths and thicknesses, as well as grades. With all of this, it is easy to see why it is readily chosen over more expensive hardwoods and manufactured decking.

To help you design and build your dream deck using Western Red Cedar, the maximum spans for the various sizes on a continuous beam are as follows:

Thickness xWidth       Grade                     Span

5/4              4                    Clear                           16”

5/4              4                   Knotty                          12”

5/4              6                   Clear or Knotty           16”

2                 4                  Clear or Knotty            24”

2                6                   Clear or Knotty            24”

To help you figure the correct amount of decking needed for your project, use the following footage calculations to cover 100 square feet:

Size                                        Linear Feet

5/4×4  or  2×4                        325

5/4×6  or  2×6                        211

For other tips on designing your dream deck and installing your Western Red Cedar decking, please visit our blog posts on those subjects by clicking

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Always be sure to check your local building codes for spans, clearances and railing requirements in your neighborhood

Please enjoy these fantastic project photos of the Goodman deck using our top quality Western Red Cedar.  5/4×6″ knotty decking was used for the deck top.

5/4x6" Knotty Western Red Cedar Decking

Top Quality Western Red Cedar Decking will perform well for many years

Knotty Red Cedar Decking

Western Red Cedar Deck with Hog panel railing

cedar railing with welded wire "hog panel"

Nick Goodman recently left this review on our Facebook page regarding this project
I want to thank you for all of your guidance and help in choosing not only the wood but also the method of hog wire railing installation. You guys have great prices, wonderful customer service and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. Thanks again.”

We provide delivery in our local area, as well as the San Juan Islands, Skagit, Whatcom, Island, Snohomish County and beyond!  Outside our area, shipment is arranged via common carrier.

With shipments leaving our warehouse daily, our customers know they can count on the quality of our products, backed excellent customer service and superior product knowledge.

 

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Cedar Roof Top Deck

Sometimes, thinking outside “the box” can have great rewards! Our customer recently
completed this beautiful roof top deck to enjoy our upcoming beautiful Pacific Northwest evenings. When the weather cools and the “rainy season” begins, the Western Red Cedar deck panels can be removed and stored. Because it is light in weight and naturally resistant to rot and decay, Western Red Cedar is the perfect choice for this type of application.

5/4x4 Western Red Cedar Decking

Each deck panel was made using our 5/4×5” Knotty Western Red Cedar decking; a somewhat uncommon size that allows the look of a wider board, but a little lighter on the pocketbook. This decking is Kiln Dried prior to final milling, which makes for a smoother finished deck board.  Beautiful and affordable!

To make each of the removable deck top panels, the 5/4×5″ radius edged Western Red Cedar decking was screwed to 2×4” Cedar runners cut to the appropriate size for each of the roof top panels.  The size of your panels will depend on your particular roof, all while taking into consideration how the panels will be moved and stored.  If you will be moving the panels up and down stairs by yourself, for ease of removal, smaller panels would work better than something that would be stored on the same level moved by two people.

To allow for expansion and contraction of the decking, as well as to allow rain and debris to fall through, allow adequate spacing between the deck boards.  We recommend at least a 1/4″ gap between boards.  When installing the Cedar deck boards to the runners, to prevent corrosion, we recommend using Stainless Steel or coated screws at least 2-1/2″ long for 5/4″ decking.

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For more information on planning and installing your decking, including a list of tools and other items needed, please visit our blog on Deck Installation by clicking HERE .  If you have other questions, our team of experts is happy to help.

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Zometek – Bamboo Composite Decking offered by Cedar Country Lumber

ZomeTek Bamboo Composite

Made from 100% recycled content by mixing natural bamboo fiber and recycled plastics, along with additives to prevent mold and mildew, ZomeTek’s xBEAM decking will provide years of service with minimal maintenance. Backed with a 25-year residential limited warranty (10-year when used on commercial properties), this decking is strong, resists stains, mold, mildew and moisture and can with stand high traffic, rain, snow, ice, salt and sand and never requires painting, staining or sealing.

Zometek Color Options

Zometek Color Options

ZomeTek’s xBEAM bamboo composite deck planks are extruded from unique, high-pressure and temperature machines which results in each piece being consistent in size and length each and every time.  The interior of the xBEAM deck planks have 6 hollow chambers that reduce the weight of each plank. In addition, the hollow channels mean there is less expansion and contraction.  Each board is 5×5” wide and 1” tall and all 5 beautiful colors are available in 12, 16 or 20 foot lengths.  The ZomeTek xBeam deck planks and can be installed by face screwing the boards or with a hidden fastener system and may be installed using either surface (Ridged or Brushed).

Zometek finish options

Complimenting Fascia, Stair Treads, Trim, Post Sleeves, Base Collars and Post Caps are available in all the same colors as the deck planks.  Please note ~ like most manufactured products, ZomeTek xBeam deck boards and its accessories may have slight color variations from piece to piece.  This is due to naturally occurring variations in the bamboo and the recycled plastic.  There for, we recommend purchasing all the decking materials at the same time as manufacturing runs can produce slightly different colors.

Zometek xBeam Product Specifications

Plank Dimensions

  • 5.5 inches wide, 1 inches thick, (12′, 16′, or 20′ lengths available)

Surface Effect

  • Ridged (side 1) / Brushed (side 2)

Installation Options

  • Face screw or hidden fastener system

Low Maintenance

  • No sealing, painting, or refinishing required

Environmental

  • 100% recycled content

Construction

  • 96% recycled fibers and HDPE plastic
  • 4% additives for color and durability

LEED v3 credit

  • Qualifies for MR 6: Rapidly Renewable Materials

IEQ 4.3

  • Qualifies for Low Emitting Materials: Flooring Systems

Warranty

  • 25 yr residential warranty
  • 10 yr commercial warranty

General ZomeTek xBeam Deck Plank Installation Directions

ZomeTek deck planks cut and work just like real wood, so special tools are not required for cutting or installation.  ZomeTek does recommend using a 60-tooth carbide tipped blade.

Before installing, be sure all existing framing is sound and meets your local building codes.  To comply with the manufacturer’s recommendations and maintain warranties, the decking joists must be a maximum of 16” on center and proper slope for drainage must be maintained.

xBeam deck planks can be installed by face-screwing or with a blind screw.  CAMO is an approved installation method, as well ~ please follow the manufacturer’s instruction for installation.

All materials do expand and contract as temperatures rise and fall.  Always leave appropriate gap between deck planks, which do vary based on the length of the plank being installed.  Please print the zometek_installation_guide for specifics, as well as more detailed installation instructions.

General ZomeTek xBeam Deck Plank Maintenance

For general cleaning the deck can be sprayed off with a hose to remove surface debris.  A mild dish soap mixed with warm water and a soft bristle brush may be used to remove dirt and/or debris from the grooves or texture, then thoroughly rinsed with water.  A thorough cleaning using an approved cleaner is recommended twice per year.  For a list of approved cleaners, please visit www.zometek.com

To remove light stains caused by food, grease or oil, if mild dish soap and warm water do not remove the stain, try using Simple Green.  The sooner the spill is cleaned up, the easier it will be to remove.

Pressure washers may be used with a maximum 1500 PSI.  Use a fan tip and keep a distance of at least 8-10” from the deck surface.

Please print the zometek_maintenance_guide for more information

Zometek Bamboo Composite Decking

With so many options on the market for manufactured decking, we are certain you will find ZomeTek to be a eco-friendly manufactured decking product that is easy to fall in love with.

If you need some help designing YOUR dream deck, please visit our “Tips for Designing Your Dream Deck” blog by clicking HERE

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Choosing the Right Fasteners for Your Construction Project

One of the most important, and often overlooked, elements to building a quality project is selecting the correct fasteners for the job. All fastening products are designed and tested for particular applications and environments for optimum performance. Proper product installation requires the end user to pay close attention to all instructions provided the manufacturer.  Failure to do so may result in failure of the product, as well void any warranties.Stainless Steel Fasteners should be used when installing wood in damp environments, such as bathrooms

Fasteners should be selected based on the environment, as well as by size, length, thread, head, coating, material and point. It is especially important to not exceed a manufacturer’s published load. Doing so can jeopardize the connection. A fastener that splits the wood will not carry a published load, so, if this a problem, consider pre-drilling.

All carbon steel based fasteners have the potential to corrode and rust. Careful consideration must be made when to select corrosion resistant fasteners when necessary.

Generally speaking, corrosion resistant fasteners should be used when there may be exposure to condensation or other sources of moisture, as well when the fasteners will be exposed to fumes, fertilizers, soil, pressure treated wood, acid rain, or other corrosive materials or wood, including Western Red Cedar and Alaskan Yellow Cedar.

Use care when selecting fastners when building Western Red Cedar Raised Garden Beds

Corrosion Resistance Recommendations

  • Low – Phosphate (grey, black), Clear (bright) Zinc, Heavy Electro-galvanized, Yellow Zinc, Electro coat, Type 410 Stainless Steel
  • Medium – Mechanically Galvanized, Hot-dip galvanized, Double Barrier Coating
  • High – 304 or 305 Stainless Steel
  • Severe – Type 316 Stainless Steel

When installing Western Red Cedar, Alaskan Yellow Cedar or other woods that may cause corrosion, we suggest using 304 or 305 Stainless Steel fasteners in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations. Additionally, if the project is near the salt water, 316 Stainless Steel is highly recommended.

Use 316 Grade Stainless Steel Screws and Nails when near saltwater for proper corrosion protectionphoto and craftsmanship by Soundecks of Anacortes, WA

Should you have questions regarding selecting the right fasteners for your project, our team of professionals would be happy to help. We stock a variety of screws and nails in both galvanized and 305 Stainless Steel and can easily special order items in 316 Stainless.

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Deck Installation Tips

If you haven’t already, please be sure to visit our previous blog Tips for Designing Your Dream Deck. Once you have determined the deck you want to build, here are some tips to help you get closer to having the deck of your dreams!

#1 – Before You Do ANYTHING else, contact your local Building Department to discuss what permitting is required and what you will need to do in order to obtain a permit, such as drawings, fees, etc. Next, contact your utility companies to ensure no lines will be disturbed or disrupted.

deck part identification chart by DIY Technologies

Figuring Your Materials

After you determined your joist spacing and size, deck height and footing requirements (see Designing Your Dream Deck if you need help with this), put your framing package list together. Be sure to include a count of corrosion resistant fasteners including all the joist hangers, post bases, post to beam to connectors, as well as any flashing that is need.

All deck framing should be Ground Contact Pressure Treated material with a minimum
ACQ rating 0.40 pcf.

Decking needed per 100 square feet (includes 5% waste)

  • 4” product – 320 lineal feet
  • 6” product – 210 lineal feet

Determining the correct number of fasteners will vary based on the decking selected as well as the joist spacing. When face screwing (or nailing) a 6” product down on framing that is 16” on center, you will need approximately 350 screws per 100 square feet, and approximately 480 screws per 100 square feet with the same 16” on center joist framing for 4” material, when using two screws per joist. For other types of fasteners, refer to the manufacturer’s recommendations.

If you have selected to use Western Red Cedar as your decking, now is the right time to
determine what product you will use to help protect the wood. We recommend using good quality penetrating oil product with mold and mildew inhibitors, as well as UV protection, such as Ultra Premium Red Label Penofin. This should be applied to all four sides of the decking prior to installation for optimum results.

If you have selected an exotic hardwood for your decking, such as Red Balau “Mahogany” or Ipe, you can either choose to apply a penetrating oil to the wood to help it maintain its beautiful color prior to installation (all four sides is recommended), or if you wish for it to simply weather to a beautiful silvery – grey, you can skip this step.

Red Balau Mahogany Decking

Other Items Needed

  • Chalk Line
  • Circular Saw
  • Concrete
  • Hammer
  • Crescent Wrench
  • Drill and Bits
  • Dust Mask
  • Extension Cord
  • Framing Square
  • Gloves
  • Hearing Protection
  • Hand Saw
  • Hoe & Hose (to mix concrete)
  • Ladder
  • Level
  • Nail Set
  • Pencil
  • Pick
  • Plumb Bob
  • Post Hole Digger
  • Ruler
  • Safety Glasses
  • Screwdrivers
  • Shims
  • Shovel
  • Socket Wrench
  • String
  • Tape Measure
  • Tool Belt
  • Wheelbarrow

Getting Ready to Build

Once your materials have arrived on the job site, keep them covered when not in use to keep them clean, as well as to prevent twisting and warping, especially when it is hot or under direct sunlight.

Framing Tips

When framing your new deck be sure to allow for proper water drainage. A deck should angle away from the structure a minimum of 1/8” for every 8 feet to reduce the possibility of standing water. In general, a deck should be installed 18” off the ground for proper air flow (or as specified by the decking manufacturer) to provide adequate ventilation to minimize cupping and warping of the deck top.

It is advised to wear gloves while handling Pressure Treated Materials and to always use ear and eye protection when sawing, drilling or cutting wood. Left over scraps of Pressure Treated materials should be disposed of properly. Never burn them.

Install the ledger to the house. This will provide stability of the deck. Use string to find your footings and to ensure your deck is square. Remove the sod and dig your footings for the posts.  Post holes should be at least 24” deep or up to 4’ deep depending on the frost line in your area, as well as the height of the column.

Install your perimeter posts, then attach your beams to your posts. Attach braces to any posts over 5’ high. Next lay out your joists and install them using either joist hangers or by toe nailing. Add blocking between your joists to minimize warping.

Decking Tips

When installing the deck top, be sure to allow for adequate gaps between boards. This allows ventilation, as well as room for water to drain away. Inadequate gap space between boards puts additional strain on the fasteners and can cause broken screws or nail pops. Avoid over driving any fasteners.

Laying out decking

When face screwing any hardwood decking, pre-drilling is recommended; as well as when
screwing or nailing close to the edge of any wood board to minimize splitting.  Allow small gaps between butt joints to allow the material to expand and contract during weather changes.

Measure once, cut twice!

Our team of experts are also available to assist you with questions regarding product selection as well as creating a materials list.

timbertech decking

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Tips for Designing Your Dream Deck

A properly planned for and constructed deck can add significant value and curb appeal to your home. A place to bring family and friends together outdoors, it also helps make memories.

Here are some tips for bringing your dream into reality.

Deck Location

Using an existing doorway that provides access to your deck is a great place to start. If that is not an option, consider converting an existing window into a door that will allow access to the deck off the kitchen or dining room of your home for ease of access. Another consideration when planning where your new deck will be, is what time of day it is likely to be used and whether you prefer outdoor activities directly in the sun or in the shade.

Deck Size

When determining the size of your deck, consider what types of activities you will be enjoying, as well as how many people will likely be participating in those activities on your new deck. Take into consideration the size of all pieces of outdoor furniture, grill, hot tub or other items you will place on the deck, as well as the deck’s size in proportion to your home and surroundings.

Consider all furniture that will be placed on your deck to help to determine the correct size

A deck that is 12×12’ could reasonably accommodate a small round patio table and four chairs.  On average, most decks range in between 200 and 300 square feet.

Deck Height

To ensure a smooth transition going inside and out, the top of your deck should be just below the bottom of the door’s threshold.  Should you want the deck higher or lower to capture a view, or if your lot is sloped, consider building a deck with multi-layers and/or adding stairs. A multi-level deck can add interest to your deck where you can designate certain areas for certain types of activities.

Once you have determined your deck height, be sure to check your local building codes to
determine if railings will be needed around the deck at all levels, as those will need to be budgeted in.

Deck Top

With so many decking options to choose from on the market today, finding a budget that works for you and a general idea of the deck material you desire (wood vs. man-made materials) is a great place to start narrowing down what product is right for you for the deck top.

A deck top constructed of Knotty Western Red Cedar will provide many years of service and currently is the most cost-effective option; while the cost of clear grades of cedar decking will be on the high end of the scale.

Knotty Western Red Cedar decking is the most economical

If you love the look and feel of real wood and are interested in exploring other decking options, Red Balau, commonly referred to as “Mahogany”, is an extremely durable hardwood that is sustainably harvested and is currently the best priced hardwood decking option we offer. Going up the scale is Ipe “Ironwood”, as well as other exotic hardwoods such as Tigerwood, Purple Heart.

If a deck top constructed out of man-made materials, such as composite or cellular PVC, is more interesting to you, we offer a wide range of products produced by Timbertech and AZEK.  Backed with excellent support and warranties, these products have a fairly wide range of price points and colors to select from.

No matter what product you choose, regular cleaning and maintenance will be required. How much of it is determined by the product you choose and the look you want to maintain.

Deck Framing

Now that you have determined the size and height of your deck, as well as the decking you like, configuring the proper framing for the deck is the next order of business. The size of the deck, as well as the number of footings and beams, local building codes, decking type and manufacturer’s recommendations all need to be factored in.

In general, the framing joists are spaced 16” apart when using a 5/4×6″ decking product, but can vary based on the decking product selected.

Recommened joist spacing for Western Red Cedar Decking
Thickness (in.) Width (in.) Grade Category (in.) Span
1-1/4 4 All clear grade categories 16
1-1/4 4 All knotty grade categories 12
1-1/4 6 All clear and knotty grade categories 16
2 4 All clear and knotty grade categories 24
2 6 All clear and knotty grade categories 24

The joist size need is directly related to the size of the deck. Joists spaced 16 inches on center can span 1.5 times in feet their depth in inches. A 2×8 up to 12 feet; 2×10 to 15 feet and 2×12 to 18 feet.

Using high quality pressure treated lumber is recommended. Use caution when choosing products based solely on price, as there are differences in the type of wood used, as well as pressure treating products and methods.

Deck Fastners

Selecting the right fasteners for the job is often overlooked until the very last minute, however all the fasteners and hardware used to construct your deck should be a priority. A properly constructed deck relies on all the connection points of the under framing to stay firmly connected and the deck top to stay securely fastened down.

Fasteners should be selected based on your application, environment and the material being used. All fasteners for outdoor use should be corrosion resistant and special care should be taken when selecting products that will be installed near salt water.

Most decking can be secured using nails, screws or hidden fasteners and should be selected based on the look you desire, as well as manufacturer’s recommendations.

Deck Add Ons

Should your new dream deck require a railing, there are countless options in both wood and man made materials, including powder coated aluminum, stainless steel cable, composite materials and glass. These can be mixed and matched is countless options to provide the exact look you desire.

When selecting a railing, always be sure the railing you select complies with local building codes and follow all manufacturer’s recommendations for installation.

Adding built in planter boxes, benches, timber frame structures or a pergola can help define your deck as a custom outdoor living area. To elevate the feeling of your new outdoor living area to a welcoming extension of your home, add lighting, a fireplace or patio heater and carefully selected accessories.

Red Balau "Mahogany" decking is a durable and beautiful hardwood decking at a reasonable price

Need some inspiration to help you visualize your dream deck? We have a great gallery of projects on Pinterest just waiting for you!

For help on selecting the right materials for your job, as well as help designing your dream deck,please contact our team of professionals to assist you.

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Red Balau “Mahogany” Decking Installation and Maintenance

Our Red Batu or Balau, commonly referred to as “Mahogany”, hardwood decking is sourced only from countries that are leaders in ecological, sustainable forestry practices. This 100% natural, uniquely
beautiful, low maintenance decking comes with a 25 Year Limited Warranty.

Mahogany Decking

Extremely strong and durable hardwood decking!

Used for over 50 years extensively in the USA and abroad in the most demanding applications such as wharves, boardwalks, fishing boat decks and mine shaft timbers, it is resistant to termites and fungus.

Decking that is easy to maintain!

Penetrating finishes are best at protecting your mahogany deck and minimize
maintenance. We recommend using a finish, such as Penofin, with U.V. inhibitors to reduce fading from sunlight and mildew retardants to minimize black mildew that may form, especially in wet or damp areas.  However, if you wish to let it weather to a beautiful grey, no maintenance other than light pressure washing is ever needed.

All this at comparable price to similar clear grade softwoods and composite / plastics! 5/4×6″ decking in stock and ready to deliver!

Red Mahogany Decking

Storage and Handling

  • Keep your decking clean, dry and out of direct sunlight before installation and finishing

Finishing

  • For optimum results, seal decking with a high quality penetrating sealer, such as Penofin Hardwood Formula, on all four sides prior to installation if possible
    Due to the extremely dense properties of this wood, a second field coat is recommended after “seasoning”
  • Use care when applying any finish to wipe away any excess. Do not allow too pool or drip.  For more tips on application, please visit the Penofin website HERE
  • Should you wish to allow your decking to weather to a beautiful silver patina, no finish is necessary
  • No need to wax ends

Ventilation and Air Flow

  • Check and follow all local building codes!
  • Allow adequate ventilation for proper air flow to reduce cupping and checking potential
  • For maximum long term stability, install deck with a minimum ground clearance of 18″ with at least two sides of the deck open
  • In all cases, it is absolutely necessary to have at least 50% unrestricted air flow
    Create a slope for drainage so there is no chance of standing water
  • If a minimum ground clearance of 18″ is not available, it is recommended to use 5/4×4″ decking

Spacing

  • Our mahogany decking is kiln dried. Unlike air dried boards, shrinkage is very limited. However, excessive moisture may cause the boards to expand slightly
    Install 6″ decking (5-1/2″ net) with a minimum gap of 1/4″ between boards. 4″ decking (3-1/2″ net) should have a minimum of 3/16″ between each board
  • In more demanding applications, such as boat docks, decks build closer to the ground and decks with less airflow, a minimum of 5/16″ for 6″ decking and a minimum of 1/4″ for 4″decking is required
  • This decking does not shrink or expand end to end, so neatly trim ends and butt together

Fastening

  • Pre-drill pilot holes and countersink screws. We recommend using stainless steel fastners and have countersinking tools in stock available to help
  • Face screwing or edge screwing are the most effective methods of installation. Color
    matched Headcoat Stainless Steel Screws are available and provide beautiful results time and time again
  • Hidden clip fasteners and nails are not recommended and my void warranty

Maximum Allowable Decking Spans

  • 1×4 and 1×6 ~ 16″ on center
  • 5/4×4 and 5/4×6 ~ 24″ on center

Safety

  • Though we have had no reports of irritation of any kind with this hardwood, we still recommend wearing protective eye wear, dust masks and gloves during installation

 

z3 mahogany

Warranty ~ As provided by KAYU International

KAYU ® International Inc. hereinafter “Warrantor” warrants that KAYU Batu, which is a
naturally durable and stable wood, will not suffer structural damage from rot, termite damage,or fungal decay for at least 25 years, when:

  • Purchased from an official KAYU dealer as our normal “clear grade”
  • Used in a residential structure
  • Installed with a minimum gap between 3-1/2″ boards of at least 3/16″ inches and minimum 1/4″ between 5-1/2″ boards.
  • Installed with a minimum ground clearance of 18 inches; with well ventilated airflow
    underneath which means at least two sides of the deck allowing at least 50% unrestricted air flow. Water must not be allowed to become “standing” underneath the deck and must have proper slopped, drainage.
  • Decking is sealed with a high quality penetrating oil sealer, on all four sides prior to
    installation. Sealing one side can create uneven moisture flow.
  • The installation must meet all applicable construction and safety codes.
  • Purchaser’s sole remedy for any claim will be only for replacement of KAYU decking material for the affected material claimed. Warranty does not include installation labor.
  • Purchaser is solely responsible for determining whether KAYU Batu meets any applicable safety, building codes, health or other regulations. Warrantor
    shall not be liable for installation or re-installation costs or for any indirect, punitive, consequential, or exemplary damages of any kind whatsoever arising from purchasers purchase of KAYU Batu or any KAYU decking.
  • KAYU decking products are stable hardwoods, with proven performance in decking applications for decades. Excessive movement is defined as twisting or warping over a half inch. ANY visible quality issues must be dealt with PRIOR to installation. Minor surface checking is a normaloccurrence and is not a warranty issue.
  • The above remedy is exclusive and is in lieu of all other remedies, expressed, implied, or statutory, including but not limited to any and all other obligations, or liabilities. In order to validate the warranty, you must complete and mail the attached warranty card within 100 days of installation.

To validate your warranty

Send the following information to:

KAYU International, Inc. PO BOX 368, West Linn, OR, 97068
You must include:
1. Copy of your purchase receipt
2. Dated photograph showing proper deck spacing (place a ruler/tape measure in the photo
for reference)
3. Your name
4. Your address
5. Where you purchased the decking
6. Date deck completed

Disclaimer
KAYU hardwood decking products are carefully selected and inspected to ensure its
finest quality. However, all natural wood is subject to expansion and contraction as the
moisture in the environment surrounding the wood changes. Shrinkage, expansion,
checking and slight cupping and other movement are normal occurrences in all
hardwood decking. Natural wood products are subject to variances in color, grain,
density and performance photo.

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