If you are looking for a long-lasting, beautiful deck, a Tropical Hardwood such as Ipe is a great choice. Tropical Hardwoods are durable - twice as hard as oak and naturally resistant to insects and decay. With a life expectancy of 40 years - without maintenance - will leave a lasting outdoor oasis for your home.
Tropical Hardwood have a natural beauty that ages gracefully. The tight grain patterns on decking such as Ipe, make it nearly impervious to water. You have a choice of sealing or allowing it weather naturally.
- Warm and Decorative Appearance
- Naturally resistant to insects and decay
- Extremely Durable
- Requires Pre-drilling
Vendors/Types: Ipe (Brazilian Walnut), Cumaru, Tigerwood, Brazilian Teak, Garapa, Massaranduba, etc.
Ipe is twice as hard as oak and is naturally resistant to insects and decay. It has a life expectancy of 40 years without any maintenance. Ipe has tight grain patterns that make it nearly impervious to water. It can be sealed or left to weather naturally.Learn more about Custom Built Wood Decks
Ipe Wood Decking is the most popular of the Tropical Hardwoods and ranges in color from dark brown to olive-brown with variations in the grains. Being extremely hard, Ipe wears well wne with properly installation and care lasts for 40 plus years. Ipe's hardness makes it a great choice in harsh environments.
Garapa Wood Decking, also known as Brazilian Ash, is the second most popular of the Tropical Hardwoods and ranges in color from a light yellow to a golden brown. Garapa is naturally resistent to rot, decay, splinters, scratches, and fire.
Cumaru Wood Decking, also knnow as Brazilian or Golden Teak, is warm in color and often an alternative to the more expensive hardwoods.
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