There are some product battles that just never seem to be able to declare a winner: Coke vs. Pepsi; Ford vs. Chevy, and Mac vs. PC, to name a few. But long before any of these big brands went toe to toe in the ring against each other, there was another argument over who was best, only this…
Ipe decks look fantastic. In addition to being incredibly beautiful, ipe is also an amazingly dense and durable wood species, so it can withstand a lot of traffic and use.
As far as decks go, ipe decking is as strong and durable as it is beautiful. It’s one of the most popular choices in decking materials, and when properly installed will last decades with very little maintenance required.
If you’re thinking ipe will be your choice of decking material, or you’re lucky enough to already have an ipe deck, good for you. Ipe is a stunning natural wood and a top choice for decking and siding.
There are a number of great natural wood products to use for decking and siding, and they all have unique characteristics and qualities. One of our preferred woods at The Decking Superstore, however, is the beautiful and extremely long-lasting species, ipe (pronounced: E-pay).
Hidden deck fasteners make your deck look great. They’re out of sight, so all you see is the clean, unmarked deck surface. It’s no surprise people love them so much. They also eliminate the problem of exposed nail or screw heads injuring a foot, or catching a chair. But hidden fasteners do have…
Sometimes the best finish is no finish: letting your deck weather naturally
As consumers demand more choice, the variety of offerings from manufacturers grows, and choosing the right decking material can seem like a difficult task.