Wood maintains a competitive pricing advantage over other building materials facing reducing supplies for increasing world demands.
Wood framing and wall sheathing can easily be moved in or out to accommodate extra insulation, while wood itself contains excellent properties as a natural insulator.
With more than 225 million acres in the U.S. and Canada, certified lumber from sustainable forests is currently the most readily available building material of today.
Preservative wood treatments safely minimize or even eliminate the threat from termites and other insects or decay.
Wood is a recyclable, renewable, biodegradable and sustainable building commodity making it the ultimate Green material.
Wood comes in an array of colors and shades to suite various tastes and can be refinished and designed to fit numerous looks.
With appropriate design and maintenance, wood built structures can provide a long service life.
Wood frame construction possesses energy saving-qualities and can meet the most demanding energy codes at less cost.
Wood building materials require less energy to manufacture, transport, construct and maintain.
Wood that has been properly preserved has the ability to extend the durability and life of wood built structures.