Western Red Cedar is the best wood to use for your fence. This stable wood is durable and strong. Equally important, Western Red Cedar is less likely to warp or shrink after it’s installed. Western Red Cedar contains oils that help with resistance to rot and insects. This means your fence will last for years.
In terms of aesthetics, Western Red Cedar has rich reddish tones and an especially unique grain pattern. Also, the knots in Western Red Cedar are well-spaced. Western Red Cedar will accept a variety of different finishes, so you can get the look you want with customizations.
To ensure that your posts don’t rot in the ground, be sure to use posts that are pressure treated, along with backer rails and pickets made from Western Red Cedar.