5/4×4 Standard Ipe Decking Video

June 4, 2014 10:04 am
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5/4×4 Standard Ipe Decking – A Reliable Hardwood Decking Option

Hello! My names is Lauren and this is 5/4×4 Ipe from AdvantageLumber.com

Ipe is one of the most versatile and reliable hardwoods known to man. Watch this video to learn all about 5/4×4 standard ipe decking and why you should choose it for your next project.

Ipe’s botanical name is Tabebuia (tab-eh-BOO-yuh) but it has a variety of common names, such as Greenheart and Brazilian Walnut.

5/4×4 standard ipe decking will gracefully mature to a smooth, steel patina. If you want to keep the original shade of brown, then treating it with Ipe Oil is the best way to maintain the color desire.

Ipe 5/4×4 standard ipe decking is skillfully milled to a dimension of approximately 1 inch thick by 3 ½ inches wide.

Advantage Ipe is known for building first-class and stable decks, but it can also be used for benches and furniture.

The best part is that you can enjoy your deck for up to 75 years with very little maintenance.

As you can see from this chart, when compared to Red Oak, Advantage Ipe outperforms in every category including:




Bending Strength

And Flame Spread Testing

All of the factors make ipe one of the best hardwood options you can choose for you deck. It won’t bend under pressure; it has the same flame spread testing as steel. Overall it is just a solid decking option for your next project.

5/4×4 standard ipe decking is available in lengths from 3 feet to 22 feet. You can also order 5/4×4 Advantage Ipe in pregrooved, tongue & grooved, plus our Rainscreen and Shiplap Siding profiles. Ipe decking is also available as a hardwood flooring option too.

Our commitment to responsible forestry means that every piece of decking that we sell comes from managed forests.  We provide universal shipping to your home or jobsite making the buying process of your new deck and easy one.
5/4x4 standard ipe decking