If you have never heard of Ipe (pronounced EE-PAY), then you are missing out on one of the highest quality woods used for decking that there is, especially if you keep up with Ipe deck cleaning. Ipe is naturally resistant to decay and rot and is an exotic hardwood that can grow to 120 feet tall in the natural rainforest. It is two or three times harder than oak, and about 8 times harder than redwood. It is very heavy and strong. […]
Why Is Ipe Deck Maintenance Different?
A properly cared for Ipe Deck is one of the most beautiful settings for an outdoor entertainment area. While Ipe is an extremely durable and dense wood, it does need regular maintenance to ensure its longevity. If you have already made the investment in an Ipe deck, you owe it to yourself, and your investment, to take care of it properly.
Ipe is a hardwood, perfectly suited for smooth and durable outdoor deck and railing […]