With our Ipe decking you will get:
We supply quality Ipe decking
to all provinces in Canada
Tropical Forest Products imports Ipe directly from South America and our staff selects high quality lumber to meet our clients’ needs. With years of experience providing decking, we are great partners whether you are looking for Ipe decking for a small residential project, a large scale commercial project or size in between. Our team is committed to ensuring successful lumber and decking delivery for your project.
Our boards are available in all major widths and lengths and we can create custom profiles upon request. If in doubt, give us a call to discuss what your project requires. Our team can check inventory, understand time constraints and shipping requirements, so you have a clear picture of availability and pricing.
Patio Ipe wood
Ipe wood decking
Terrace Ipe wood
IPE IS FIVE TIMES STRONGER THAN
TREATED WOODS AND CEDAR!
|Ipe||Cedar||Redwood||Treated pine / CCA|
|Appearance||Does not splinter, surface resists damage and remains smooth, sealer is required, turns to silver-grey patina over time||Splinters and scratches easily, without regular sealing becomes grey||Splinters and scratches easily, without regular sealing becomes black||Boards twist and cup, surface shows splits and checks, without regular sealing becomes grey-green and rough|
|Grade||All heart no sap, select grade||Knots and sap in common grade, grades vary||Knots and sap in common grade, grades vary||Numerous defects in grade|
|Resistance to termites||High resistance||Low resistance||Low resistance||Depends on treatment|
|Decay resistance||High 50+ years||Moderate 10-15 years||Moderate 10-15 years||Depends on treatment|
|Resistance to marine borers||High||Low||Low||Medium-high|
|Movement in service||Low||Medium||Medium||Medium-high|
|Bending strength||25,400 psi||6,800 psi||7,900 psi||14,500 psi|
|Max shear strength||2060||900||940||1370|
|Hardness||3680 lbs||580 lbs||480 lbs||870 lbs|
|Weight per cubic foot||69 lbs||30 lbs||30 lbs||35-40 lbs|
We import our Ipe decking and lumber directly from well-managed forests in South America. Each piece of lumber is inspected to ensure only high quality products are used. Talk to us to find out why we are the best Ipe decking supplier in all of North America.
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