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Coatings and finishes

Coatings and finishes

The perfect finish

With the evolution of the building and construction industry, Cedar Sales identified the need for pre‑finished products and off-site coating services to achieve the perfect look with added ease, efficiencies and on-site cost savings. Cedar Sales uses industrial coating machines to produce outstanding and consistent results that are difficult to replicate by using conventional on-site application methods.

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Out-of-weather use – out of direct sunlight and rain

Satin

Enhance the inherent depth of character and colour of Western Red Cedar with a satin finish.

  • A premium professional, commercial grade finish.
  • Environmentally friendly with no VOCs  (volatile organic compounds).
  • UV resistant.
  • Clear Satin and Pecan Satin available.

Washes

  • Maintenance-free finish.
  • Internal and out-of-weather applications.
  • Hemlock has an even texture, giving a consistent finish.
  • Consistent colouring.

Satin washes

  • The combination of striking colours and satin washes on Hemlock are a designer’s dream come true.

Matte washes

  • In-vogue colours and matte washes on Hemlock to help you reflect the sun, surf and beach.
 

External use – timber used outside needs easy maintenance

Pre-primed

Many architects use Western Red Cedar exclusively for painted applications because it stays flat and straight like no other, giving a perfect, consistent finish.

Cedar Sales offers a pre-priming service for external cladding, providing a high quality, external grade undercoat before it’s delivered to site for installation and painting.

  • Achieves clean, sharp lines and a long-lasting professional look.
  • Using Western Red Cedar for painted applications avoids minimises warping or twisting, and pulling of nails.

Cutek®

Cutek® is a proven penetrating oil, with Colortone additives, for external timber products.

  • Cedar Sales offers a two-coat process applied at the plant using Cutek® Clear. It is recommended that a pigmented coating is applied on-site for additional protection after installation.
  • Easy to apply without the need to sand.
  • Doesn’t peel or crack.
  • Works by penetration rather than by forming a film.
  • Provides long-term weather protection, stabilises timber and repels moisture.