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Tips To Prepare Your Hardwood Deck For Winter

September 18, 2020 By
The weather is still beautiful this time of year but that doesn’t mean you should pretend winter isn’t on the way! If you have a gorgeous hardwood deck, you’ll want to protect your investment and make sure you’re prepared for inclement weather. Follow our simple steps and you’ll be ready for the snow and rain.... Read More

All About Garapa Hardwood

August 5, 2020 By ,
Are you thinking about building a new deck or fence? You know you want the incredible durability and beauty of a tropical hardwood but there are many options. If you’re debating the merits of the different hardwoods out there, we urge you to consider garapa. It’s an excellent material to use for a variety of... Read More

The Many Uses of Ipe Hardwood

July 15, 2020 By , ,
If you know any of us at Hardwood Decking Supply, then you probably know how much we love ipe hardwood. And we’re not the only ones! Ipe (also known as Ironwood and Brazilian Walnut)  is our best-selling product. This is not a surprise because it has many outstanding characteristics. In fact, it is such a... Read More

Why Ipe Hardwood Is Perfect for the Pacific Northwest

April 8, 2020 By ,
If you live in the Pacific Northwest and you’re thinking about building a new deck this summer, you might be wondering if wood is the best choice given the region’s wet winters. As anyone in Portland or Seattle can tell you, constant rain can wreak havoc on wood structures. However, certain types of hardwoods –… Read More

All About Ipe Hardwood

November 25, 2019 By ,
If you’re planning on building a new deck, ipe wood is a great option. Tough, strong, and durable, your ipe deck will last for decades with the proper care. Let’s learn more about this incredible material! Ipe Facts Also called Brazilian walnut, ipe is a gorgeous wood with a rich, dark brown color. Ipe is… Read More

Is Natural Hardwood Better Than Pressure Treated Wood?

September 5, 2019 By
At Hardwood Decking Supply, we believe that tropical hardwoods are the best option for your deck. That’s probably obvious, given our name. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have opinions about other decking options! If you’re debating the merits of pressure treated wood versus natural tropical hardwoods, we’d like to present the following. Why are… Read More

The Structural Values Of Brazilian Hardwoods

July 9, 2019 By
Why use tropical hardwoods for your decking project? Tropical hardwoods are among the hardest, most durable products you can use for your outdoor deck. These long last species are dense and resistant to scratches, rot, and insects. Here’s what you need to know before you choose your wood. Durability: In general, tropical hardwoods can last… Read More