why redwood faqHave all the coast redwood trees been cut down?

Absolutely not. California boasts over 1.7 million acres of thriving coast redwood forests. About 450,000 of these acres are contained in public areas, such as in parks and reserves, for the Californians and visitors to enjoy. Most of the state’s old-growth redwood trees are permanently preserved. Some of these magnificent trees are over 2,000 years old!

Is redwood lumber still available for purchase?

Redwood is available in the marketplace for use in all kinds of building projects, whether you choose to work with a professional or do-it-yourself. Our partners distribute FSC® Certified redwood and Douglas-fir lumber products to major retailers like Home Depot and Lowes stores in most Western U.S. states.

What makes Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified redwood preferable?

FSC has been setting internationally recognized standards for responsible forestry management since 1993, providing official trademark accreditation services to forestry companies that abide by its strict regulations. These standards for exemplary forestry management promote the companies, organizations, and communities that support these practices. Purchase Lost Coast Redwood Products with confidence, and visit our FSC Certification page for more details about the Forest Stewardship Council.

Is Redwood fire-safe?

Yes it is. Redwood bark contains fire-retardant properties and meets California’s most recent and strict fire codes. Redwood has been thoroughly tested and found to be safe for use in all construction types, including homes and commercial buildings. It has earned Class B compliance, and is safe to use in California’s Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) areas without restriction.

Why should I use Lost Coast Redwood Products for my outdoor living projects?

There are plenty of reasons to use Lost Coast Redwood Products. Simply put, other materials don’t measure up to Lost Coast Redwood’s strength, durability, beauty, and environmental responsibility.