Tropical Hardwoods are an exceptional option for your deck as they are extremely durable, long-lasting product which requires little maintenance over the life of the product. The warm, rich, dark colors of the tropical hardwoods will truly make your new neighbors envious of your new outdoor space.
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- Ipe: Ipe is an extremely dense and stable product, naturally resistant to rot and decay. In fact, Ipe decking is so dense, it carries a class A fire rating. Once installed, Ipe has shown to have a 40+ year lifespan. It can be left to weather to a silver hue, or with regular treatment of timber oils, it can retain its rich reddish brown color for many years to come.
- Red Balau: Red Balau is an excellent tropical decking solution with its superior insect and rot resistance properties. It is hard and durable, and carries with it a more consistent color sampling than what you may find in other tropical hardwoods. The grain is tight with smaller pores which mean you won’t find the striping and raised grain common with other tropical hardwoods.
- dassp/XTR: Dasso.XTR is an extremely durable bamboo product designed specifically for outdoor applications. It is made through dasso’s own patented fused bamboo process in which natural bamboo is harvested from the bamboo forests at its peak growth, shredded into bamboo fiber, and then fused into dense, durable panels that are milled for bamboo decking, lumber, panels, porch flooring and RainClad siding. dasso.XTR’s patented fusion process creates a dense, beautiful, long lasting, and rapidly renewable natural alternative to chemically treated softwoods and environmentally suspect sources of tropical hardwoods. dasso.XTR bamboo rivals the natural beauty of exotic hardwoods but is color range predictable and source, quality, and price predictable.