1 x 4 Tongue & Groove Ipe
1 x 4 Tongue & Groove Ipe – Create Your Upscale Sunroom & Patio
If you are considering adding a sunroom or patio to your home, or just want to work on a smaller project like planter boxes, 1 x 4 Tongue & Groove Ipe is a great option for you. Ipe is known for its incredible durability and strength. This wood brings a lot to the table and will be a great value to your home.
1 x 4 Tongue & Groove Ipe is slowly milled down to a net ‘finished’ dimension of approximately 11/16″ thick x 3″ wide, in our mills across the country. We offer this profile in lengths from three feet up to twenty feet.
Ipe’s botanical name is Tabebuia, but it is sometimes referred to as Brazilian Walnut and Ironwood. An untreated board of Ipe has a rich brown color with some boards showing red and amber hues. If left untreated, Ipe will naturally mature to a smooth silver patina.
To preserve it’s luxurious rich color, you can simply utilize an occasional coat of Ipe Oil. Ipe Oil will help ensure that your project retains it’s beautiful deep color. It can help keep your decking looking newly installed for years to come.
In this video you can see that Ipe clearly outperforms other decking options like Douglas Fir and Southern Yellow Pine in many categories including Density, Stability, Durability and Lifespan. It’s natural in grain oils allow it to resist wood boring insects and termites, and also give it superior structural stability.
Being a natural hardwood option Ipe is free of chemical preservatives and additives that you might find in composites and pressure treated decking options. It is a truly an eco-friendly material that is sustainable and entirely natural.
Ipe will outperform any hardwood alternatives in any climate. It has been proven to outshine these products during its lifespan while providing a sophisticated look to any home or job site.
For more information about Ipe feel free to contact us and get your free 1 x 4 Tongue & Groove Ipe quote!