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Brazilian Ipe Hardwood Is The Best Wood For Decks in Seattle
Planning on building a new deck in Seattle? Ipe hardwood is perfect for Seattle’s wet climate and sea air, it naturally resists rot and decay. Plus Ipe is beautiful, durable and doesn’t splinter or crack. Your Ipe deck will last for over 40 years with the minimal upkeep.
Ipe also known as Brazilian walnut is a dense hardwood with a deep brown color. It is considered the best options for an outdoor deck in a wet climate because it is naturally resistant to rot, decay, insects, and weather. With a Janka Hardness Rating of 3,680 lbs, it is one of the hardest woods currently available in Seattle.
Ipe is 5xs harder than pressure treated wood and 8xs stronger than Redwood. An ipe deck will last over 50 years in Seattle without rotting. Another benefit; ipe has a fire rating equal to concrete and steel, which means it’s actually flame resistant.