With its distinct characteristics and exceptional hard-wearing properties, Ipe wood offers an extraordinary outdoor solution for natural decking and cladding. Sought after for it’s rich colours, Ipe is an incredibly dense and strong timber with some natural fire-resistance.
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Ipe is a stunning tropical hardwood that is ideal for external use due to its extreme stability and durability. It weathers well and is known for its strength and density. These properties explain why decks and other external structures made out of this timber can retain their integrity and good looks for decades after installation.
Whilst wood is better for the environment than man-made materials, slow-growing Ipe is not as sustainable as other timber choices such as Pine or Ash that come from temperate forests. For this reason, The Outdoor Deck Company always strives to source responsibly and offer FSC-certified products.
Depending on the location of the site and the levels of UV it is subjected to, this process can be quickened or slowed and will begin from the moment of installation. Whilst the durability of the boards is not affected, maintenance treatments are available to maintain the deeper tones.
The heartwood of Ipe wood displays a captivating range of colours, from reddish brown to olive brown, and even darker shades with blackish brown stripes. It’s renowned, visually striking appearance adds depth and character to any outdoor space.
Ipe wood stands as a testament to extreme density and durability. Renowned for its incredible hardness and strength, it surpasses many other timber options. These exceptional qualities make Ipe wood an ideal choice for decking and other external applications, providing long-lasting performance in the face of the elements.
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Elevate your outdoor space with Ipe, a remarkable hardwood renowned for its natural durability and resistance to rot. Ideal for decking and cladding projects, Ipe boasts exceptional hard-wearing properties, making it a clear choice for those seeking a long-lasting and stunning timber option. With rich colors, extreme stability, and natural fire resistance, Ipe is a sought-after tropical hardwood that weathers well, ensuring that decks and external structures made from it retain integrity and aesthetic appeal for decades.
Its unique characteristics, including extreme stability and durability, make it an ideal choice for external use. Known for its ability to withstand the elements, Ipe weathers gracefully, ensuring that your decking and cladding projects maintain their strength, density, and rich aesthetic appeal for years to come.