26 Aug '16, 1pm

Thermally treated wood is resistant to bacteria + mold, moisture-resistant, and dimensionally stable."

Although thermally modified decking and siding has been available in Europe for at least two decades, it’s a newcomer to U.S. and Canadian markets. But sales are growing. Prices are on par with ipe. A lot of dealers and builders don’t know much about it, but those who have tried it give rave reviews. One of these is Sandy Jensen, sales manager at Sawdust Custom Mill in Las Vegas, which carries the Thermory ash brand of siding. “I have been a wood salesperson for over 20 years,” she says. “I have seen no other wood that compares to this in terms of color, consistency, grade, stability, and durability. In three years of selling this I have had no callbacks.” The siding has been spec-ed by custom home architects as well as by homebuilders working in luxury housing developments. Jensen says she has sold it into more than 30 projects in the past year alone with very positive re...

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