Exterior hardwood for vertical and horizontal applications

Vendor: Kebony
Kebony vertical clading installation

Overview

Though their patented technology utilizing a harmless agricultural byproduct, furfuryl, Kebony converts normally soft woods into extremely hard, durable, non-toxic, exterior grade hardwoods. This product has been used all over the world in some of the harshest conditions.

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Sustainability

With the addition very little energy and natural resources, Kebony turn a soft sustainable forested wood into a super wood that can last more than 75 years. Not only is the process sustainable but the end result is an exterior wood with longevity and a small environmental footprint. It can also be thrown into a landfill and degrade the same way as unmodified wood.

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Financial Savings

Comparing the life cycle costs of Kebony with other modified and exotic hardwoods shows that over time it is the best financial investment. With a much longer 30 year warranty and its competitive first cost Kebony shows a clear advantage from an economic standpoint.

 

 

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