Douglas Fir wood lasts long after exposure to water. Therefore, this wood has been in use in boat making, bridge parts and at the port for a long time. Due to its strength, it is mostly used for building and construction. This wood is protected from the effects of weather for a long time, making it the perfect wood for siding and roofing of a house. Douglas Fir wood is used extensively in making plywood is also suitable to use both exterior and interior.
- Moisture resistance: It does not absorb water like a sponge and it dries on-site in two weeks when there is moisture.
- Strength and Stiffness: Douglas Fir has superior strength and hardness of pine. It is well suited for structural beams, trusses, boats, musical instruments and roofs.
- Decay resistance: High resistance to decay when used in wall framing and siding.