Why Ipe Hardwood Is Perfect for the Pacific Northwest

If you live in the Pacific Northwest and you're thinking about building a new deck this fall, you might be wondering if wood is the best choice given the region's wet winters. As anyone in Portland or Seattle will tell you, constant rain can wreak havoc on wood structures. However, certain types of hardwoods -... Read More

How Do You Maintain an Ipe Deck?

Congratulations! Your new ipe deck is finished and it looks amazing. While ipe is considered to be low maintenance, all exterior surfaces are regularly subjected to dirt, dust, plant matter, and the elements. To keep your deck in tip-top shape as we head into the fall, here are a few tips to keep in mind…. Read More