Cedar Vs Mahogany Decking
In our Cedar vs Mahogany research, we focused on six main categories: grain, sustainability, durability, warranty, lifespan and maintenance. Whether you’re building a deck, pergola, or fence, here are some Key points that can help you decide between cedar or Mahogany.
|Grain||Clear/knotty||No knots and smooth surface|
|Sustainability||Sustainably harvested from government managed forest||Sustainably harvested from government managed forest|
|Durability||Janka hardness: 350lbs||Janka hardness: 800lbs (56% stronger than cedar)|
|warranty||No warranty||20-year limited warranty|
|Life span||10-15 years||25+ years|
|Maintenance||High maintenance||Low maintenance|
Mahogany products are about 28% higher in cost on average than the same cedar products. Mahogany has a higher initial cost but it pays off by lasting the lifespan of the substructure. Genuine Mahogany is a great option if you want a beautiful low maintenance deck for over 30 years.
For more information about our Genuine Mahogany products contact us.
Green World Lumber Inc.