Use of larch
Larch has become a particularly important and valuable material in the European and global timber market. Consumers appreciate this wood species because of its hardness and density (730 kg / m3), highlighting its longevity as well as the wood’s biological resistance to the impact of extreme external conditions. In addition, it should be mentioned that the larch wood has pleasant colors and nice design structure.
Larch wood is one of the best materials, if their ability to resist the impact of external factors is compared. Its structure, where both wood density and resin content is so high, makes larch species the firmest against rot. That is why the larch material is very widely used in the construction of exterior decoration works, shipbuilding, hydro-technical structures, as well as many other areas.
In this section, we want to show how wide is the use of larch on a real job basis. Perhaps you’ll find some idea useful exactly for your projects.
Definitely the most popular use of larch is decking and patio construction materials. Popular terrace boards sizes are 27-28mm (thickness) x 120 or 145mm (width). The recommended humidity level of 14-22%. Preferably, the terrace boards has anti-slip grooves, that reduce slipping in wet weather or near the swimming pool. Terrace should be processed with terrace oils such as linseed oil, which will create a protective barrier against moisture and UV rays.