1 x 6 Tongue & Groove Ipe
1 x 6 Tongue & Groove Ipe – Build an Affordable Sun Room or Covered Patio
If you’re looking to add a great value to your home, Ipe is your best choice. Nothing quite matches the level of strength and durability this exotic hardwood has to offer. 1 x 6 Tongue & Groove Ipe has numerous uses including Decking, Stair Treads, Fences, Risers and more!
This profile is slowly milled to a net finished dimension of approximately 11/16″ thick by 5″ wide and is available in lengths from three to twenty-two feet.
Ipe is a significantly cheaper material when compared to composites and hardwood alternatives when factoring lifespan and maintenance. You won’t have to worry about replacing boards from your project for upwards of 75 or more years.
To preserve it’s luxurious rich color, simply apply an occasional coat of Ipe Oil. An intermittent application will ensure that your decking project retains it’s beautiful deep color. On the other hand if you would like to allow your deck to grey out like many customers choose to you can simply let nature takes it course and watch as your project takes on a beautiful silvery patina.
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 has excellent resistance to wood rot, mold, decay and termites, which makes it a great option for customers who want a dependable long lasting decking material for their outdoor project. It’s natural oils allow it to avert 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.
Contact us today for your free Ipe quote and get started building your project with the best decking material available.