WESTERN RED CEDAR
There are many types and grades of cedar. Northern Lights uses both Western Red Cedar and Yellow Cedar to build our wooden hot tubs – and both are really great options!
ALASKAN YELLOW CEDAR
Yellow cedar grows at higher elevations, and has much tighter growth rings – which makes it a much harder and stronger wood. Yellow Cedar will hold up better to wear and tear than western red cedar, but has similar insulation properties.
Both varieties of cedar are known for their straight grain pattern, which gives them dimensional stability against warping and twisting – making them VERY durable, and a great material to build your wooden hot tub.