5/4 x 6 Pregrooved Ipe
5/4 x 6 Pregrooved Ipe – High Strength & Broad Appeal for Your Deck
5/4 x 6 Pregrooved Ipe is a great decking option that is also perfect for things like fences and stairs! This custom profile is slowly milled to a net ‘finished’ dimension of approximately 1″ x 5 1/2″. It is available in lengths ranging from three feet up to twenty feet. Using Ipe will bring you many benefits that composites and hardwood alternatives just can’t match.
Ipe’s botanical name is Tabebuia, but it also goes by Brazilian walnut and Ironwood. An untreated piece of Ipe has a deep rich brown color with some pieces displaying red and amber hues. If left untreated through it’s lifetime Ipe will naturally mature to a smooth silver patina.
With it’s proven ability to resist wood rot, mold, decay and wood boring insects, this is a great options for customers who want a long lasting durable decking option. It has been proven to outlast other decking materials. This is thanks to its high density and natural oils. Its dense grain also gives Ipe plenty of other benefits. It has a proven lifespan of up to 75 years. you won’t have to worry about replacing your project for decades to come. It is also resistant to cracking and splintering. It will require little maintenance over its lifespan will retaining its great benefits. To keep the deck clean all that is needed is a periodic surface cleaning.
To retain Ipe’s gorgeous colors you can simply apply an occasional coating of Ipe Oil. Ipe Oil is a great product that will help preserve the deep brown, red and amber hues of your decking project.
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.
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