Why Wood?

From Seeds to Sawdust

Wood is nature’s sustainable building block. It’s the choice material for everything from backyard designs and mid-rise buildings to utility poles, marine applications and railroads. Building with wood is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint, support local businesses and increase the natural beauty in your life. Together with our customers, we support a better quality of life for our communities by delivering products that enhance the performance and increase the longevity of wood.
This video follows wood on its lumbering journey from harvesting, shaping, treating and transporting. It focuses on the sustainable way that wood is farmed and how it is preserved to extend the life of your project.

Wood, the world’s greatest renewable resource™

This infographic takes you from pine cone to 2×4 and beyond; examining the sustainable way that wood is both farmed and produced.


The Elements are All Around

This infographic lays out the ingredients in residential preservative treated wood, and explains how they’re already used in your daily life.



Wood is beautiful, renewable and surprisingly easy to work with.