CUMARU HARDWOOD RAIN SCREEN SIDING
Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System™
Cumaru hardwood siding is a high-density, very durable, rain screen cladding option. Cumaru, (pronounced KOO'-mah-roo) is very hard and dense, which makes it a very durable hardwood siding option. Cumaru siding is a reddish brown hardwood with lots of color variation and exotic grain patterns. Cumaru has a similar appearance to Machiche siding, but is a lower cost siding option. Cumaru rainscreen siding can be installed vertically, horizontally or diagonally with the Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System. Cumaru hardwood siding can be finished (preferred) or left to weather naturally. Read more about Cumaru siding.
Why Use Cumaru Hardwood Rain Screen Cladding and Siding?
5/4 x 6 Cumaru rainscreen siding with oil finish
Cumaru hardwood siding is naturally beautiful. Cumaru has lively grain variations and an exotic natural appeal, and is a long lasting rainscreen cladding material option. The beautiful reddish tones of Cumaru siding will add a warm, natural appearance to any rainscreen facade. The rugged beauty of Cumaru siding make it a great fit for rainscreen system designs and installations. To see other Cumaru wood siding project photos, visit the Cumaru Rain Screen Gallery.
Cumaru hardwood siding finishing options. Cumaru siding is a real hardwood, but it performs so well outdoors, you can either finish it, or you can allow it to naturally weather. You can enhance the natural beauty of Cumaru hardwood rain screen siding with an oil finish. Or you can let it "weather out" to a natural silvery patina. Whether you prefer to maintain the 'like new' Cumaru wood appearance, or want the silvery look, the choice is yours. For more information about your finish options, DOWNLOAD "HOW WOODS WEATHER GUIDE".
Other Wood Siding Species Options and Comparisons
For additional information about other wood siding material options and their potential compatibility with the Climate-Shield Rain Screen System, please click on the link below to Download our Wood Siding Species Comparisons Chart.
If the wood siding species you are considering is not listed on the chart, please Contact our Specialists.