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Ipanema decking

Ipanema decking is one of the newest type of decking woods to hit the market.   This award-winning decking wood is capturing the eyes of designers and homeowners alike.   The wood is eco-friendly, versatile, strong, and comes in a wide variety of colors.  Ipanema wood is quickly becoming the first choice for many designers, homeowners and architects. In addition to being an overall around great decking wood, Ipanema decking wood also provides the following benefits:

  • Easy installation
  • Factory finished for extra protection
  • It has 2 unique profiles
  • It's durable and insect resistant

If you are not sure if Ipanema is the right wood for you, check out this list of FAQ's to see if Ipanema will be the wood you use for your next project.

What type of wood is Ipanema decking?
While many people think Ipanema is a composite decking wood, it's actually a blend of 30 lesser known exotic species from the Amazon region.

What colors choices are available with Ipanema?
The color of your decking project will make it come to life.  That's why Ipanema brand offers 4 vibrant and beautiful colors.  These colors are: Mahogany, Walnut, Natural, and Gold 

Are there any challenges working with Ipanema decking wood?
While certain woods are easier to work with than others, it all comes down to the installation and the tools you use to install the Ipanema wood.  When you work with the Ipanema brand it's highly advisable that you use stainless steel screws, carbide tipped saw blades, and power tool bits for an easy installation process.

How should I clean my Ipanema deck?
While there are a wide variety of ways to clean your deck, they are normally cleaned by using pressure washer or a garden hose.

Does Ipanema change colors?
Yes, Ipanema will turn gray if you don't finish it. To avoid the decking wood from turning colors or turning gray, finish it with sealant or protective coating to preserve the natural color of the wood and prevent sun damage.

Should I finish my deck? If so, how should it be applied?
Yes, you should finish your Ipanema deck with a penetrating oil stain to protect your decking wood and help it maintain its original color.  Once you get the oil, it can either be sprayed or brushed on.  In fact, Ipanema decking already comes with a factory spray that is coated on all sides and ends of the decking boards for extra protection.

How do I find out more info about Ipanema?
When it comes to building your next decking project with Ipanema wood, you want to know as much as possible about the wood to ensure you are making the right choice.   If you want to find out if Ipanema is the right wood for you, simply give our decking specialists at Austin Wholesale Decking Supply a call today.   We can answer all of your questions about the specs, grades, colors and installation of Ipanema. 

At Austin Wholesale Decking Supply, we have an abundant supply of Ipanema as well as other types of decking woods. Call one of our decking experts to ask about Ipanema or the other decking brands we carry today! 


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Austin, TX 78753
Phone: 512/834-1200

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