Monthly Archives: December 2016

Planning to Install Ipe Wood Decking in your Home

Ipe wood is commonly known as Brazilian walnut wood and is also one of the sturdiest types of wood due to its high density. It is a tropical hardwood and is a naturally superior variety, that’s harder than oak. Wood decking are mostly ones that are used outdoor and are extension of a floor and expected to sustain weight.

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Maintenance Tips for Hardwood Decking

When it comes to wood, maintenance is essential to ensure that the wood does not lose its looks. Exposure to extreme climatic conditions may sometimes lead some types of wood to lose their shape, dimensions, etc. To preserve that exquisite look on decking for a long time, it is essential to maintain the hardwood. Read on to learn a few tips on how to maintain hardwood decking. A poorly maintained hardwood deck will have a lackluster appearance.

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How to Choose the Right Quality Deck Material?

Decking is usually an extension of the floor to the outdoor and placed at a height from the ground. It is mainly made of three materials

  • Wood
  • Composite
  • Pressure treated lumber

Out of these three, naturally formed are the hardwood and the pressure treated lumber. Let’s view each type briefly: Continue reading