The market for construction materials gradually strengthens its sustainability by incorporating novel materials that have not been taken into account. Wood is one of these examples, which has become one of the materials most used in construction, taking a preponderant role in the wood market to be the perfect replacement of traditional woods and allows to conserve native forests offering quality at a very high price competitive.
Because of its great versatility, eucalyptus wood is an ideal material to build all kinds of works and projects; while aesthetically it also offers a variety of shades between which they emphasize an intense dark red color or a lighter shade, and also with a new generation of treatment of varnishes, lacquers and other protectors, a similar aesthetic or superior can be achieved to native species at a competitive cost and without damaging the environment.
This material is considered as sustainable, while the development of Eucalyptus plantation in an industrial form has been fundamental to generate a change of culture in the wood use, being a solution to remove pressure to the use of native woods. In fact, this type of wood is a renewable and recyclable product, since it comes from artificial plantations and certified by rigorous systems.
Finally, you could highlight three competitive advantages of eucalyptus wood that position it best in the market of construction materials:
- Resistance and durability: Eucalyptus is used both in exterior and interior carpentry.
- Aesthetics: it is characterized by being a uniform wood, almost free of knots and having a delicate veining, continuous and pleasant to the senses.
- Environmental sustainability: Eucalyptus is presented as a renewable and recyclable wood, since it comes from artificial plantations.