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Old 08-02-2018, 07:27 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by WriteON View Post
The floor needs to be replaced. The man offered grade 1,2 or 3 Cedar. I have no knowledge of cedar. The house will sold in 2-3 years so long term durability is not an issue but I want a nice job. How is grade 3 cedar... would appreciate some comments. Thanks, Frank

I would ask the contractor for the specs on the three grades of cedar being offered. Perhaps even ask for samples. In my area grade 1 cedar would be knot free whereas grade 3 would contain a considerable number of knots. The difference between the three grades would be in appearance (e.g., knot free vs. lots of knots) and not necessarily in the durability of the deck.

Wade (Zig)
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