Type of wood for patio cover?

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Old 07-28-20, 12:22 PM
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Type of wood for patio cover?

What type of wood should I be using for replacing these 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" slats that run across?
Douglas fir seems really heavy. Should I be using pine, cedar or redwood instead?
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Old 07-28-20, 03:49 PM
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Cedar and Redwood are naturally more rot resistant, the pine will absolutely have to be primed and painted to survive!
 
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