Commonly seen as CAH, this is the pinnacle of the Redwood grades. With no defects and only the rich, deep ,red tones associated with Redwood, this is truly one of the most beautiful products in the line of Redwood.
From Con/Com to Clear Heart, the large family of Redwood grades truly provides something for everyone. It has always been, and will always be, a source of pride to say, “I have a beautiful, natural, Redwood Deck!”
All grades of Redwood are available in both green form and dry form.
This grade, commonly called just “Clear” Is graded to the highest standards in the industry, allowing for no knots or other defects on either side. The only defect, which we consider a warm attribute, is the Sapwood ( white wood ). This grade is prevalent and highly sought after for not only a decking product but trim and sidings as well.
Heart B contains the same characteristics as B grade without allowing Sapwood (white wood). Heart B is a very high grade of lumber. Although the grade is produced in limited quantities,demand remains high.
Our B grade lumber is graded to a much higher standard than the industry norm. While most all B grade will allow a 2” knot in the face, we believe in grading B grade for a clear face and clear edge, while having knots on the back side. B grade contains Sapwood ( white wood ). We , at Redwood Empire, feel this is one of the best values for the money in the industry, as you can have a virtually clear deck if you are using the product for a one-sided application.
Construction Common or Con/Com as it is commonly referred to, is a very sought out grade for decking in backyard living space. The grade allows tight , sound knots. The grade allows Sapwood ( white in color as opposed to the red). This gives a very pleasing contrast to the deck.