Barnwood Siding FAQ
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What is grey barn siding?
Reclaimed Grey Barn Siding is the weathered exterior of the structures we are salvaging, these planks have been exposed to the elements for decades. The color tones range from silver/grey to deep brown patina that can only be achieved from years of rain, snow, and sun exposure.
What is natural barn siding?
Reclaimed Natural Barn Siding is the non exterior side of painted barn siding that was not exposed to the elements. The color tones found on this material is a rich antique brown that developed over many decades.
Is barn siding clean?
We suggest allowing Elmwood Reclaimed Timber to process the barn siding in order to give your project the best quality barn wood siding available. We will remove all of the metals from each plank, lightly wash the surface to remove dirt and debris, and then kiln dry the siding to stabilize the wood and remove any insects or mold that can be present in the wood.
Can barn wood siding be used for exterior projects?
Yes, reclaimed barn siding has been on the exterior of a barn for many years. When properly installed the material can continue to be a great exterior product for a new structure.
Is barn siding cut on the edges?
A standard order of Reclaimed Barn Wood Siding retains the original edges intact, we can straight line rip 1 or 2 edges upon request.