Also known as: Bangkirai | Origin: Indonesia | Janka Hardness Rating: 1,600 lb
Wood Color: warm golden brown. If left untreated, as with all natural hardwoods, your deck will naturally turn a silvery grey color. If you want to avoid this, use our Ipe Deck Oil, which will keep it golden, protect it from UV rays, and bring out the natural grains in the wood.
Balau hardwood is a gorgeous and rare Indonesian heartwood and is the most economical choice of Asian hardwoods. It is also a popular selection for customers seeking a durable deck that is naturally beautiful, without the costly upkeep.