STRENGTH & DURABILITY
While Tamarack is a softwood it is much denser than other conifers such as spruce, pine and fir. Its approximately 20% denser than Lodge Pole Pine and Jack Pine.
Because of the natural preservants inherent to its heartwood Tamarack has lasted 30-40 years as fence posts.
Mature trees grow to 70' to 100' tall with a trunk from 14" to 20" in diameter. It has flat needles that grow in clusters and are light green in colour.
Tamarack is a plentiful species and is harvested from managed forests.
is Tamarack Decking?
Tamarack Decking is an extremely durable North American softwood produced at our facilities in New Brunswick. Its natural resistance to decay, rot, insect damage and salt makes it a perfect wood for long-life exterior decking.
Does Tamarack require special installation?
Tamarack Decking requires no special installation procedures although we recommended using quality saw blades and drill bits.
Does Tamarack require maintenance?
Tamarack will age beautifully taking on a silver gray patina as time passes. A natural stain can be applied to preserve the beautiful honey colour.
What other application can Tamarack be used for?
Its strength and durability allow it to be used for all exterior and interior construction, flooring, railway ties, framing, boardwalks, retaining walls, outdoor furniture, etc. Visit www.PawBrandlooring.com to view Tamarack Flooring.
How can I get Tamarack Decking?
Simply contact us by phone, 1-800-981-3590 or email us for further information.