Cedar naturally resists moisture, rot and insects, so it’s a classic for decks. It’s easy to seal or stain. If left untreated, it weathers to a distinguished silvery gray.
Redwood is naturally insect and rot resistant. Redwood provides a beautiful and long-lasting decking surface. Redwood has an open-celled structure and contains little or no pitch or resins. This enables redwood to absorb and retain all types of finishes extremely well.
Southern Yellow Pine
Southern yellow pine is a popular soft wood, pale in color and easy to work with. When treated for outdoor use with arsenic-free treatment, it resists rot and termites.