Ipe is pronounced as EE-pay. It is one kind of wood producing tree, which can be found only in Central and South American countries.
Ipe wood products are often referred as the hardest kind of wood ever known to people of the planet Earth. Ipe wood products lasts for exceptionally long time than the other products in the market, which are made from woods of other different trees.
Ipe wood products are very much rich, smooth and warm in appearance, which has made these products very much popular to us, the common people. Ipe decking is the most chosen and most attractive decking product in the market.
There is another informal name of Ipe. It is known as “Ironwood”. Ipe wood decking has a super dense and very tight grain properties. The grain property of Ipe wood can be either wavy or straight. The slip resistance property of this type of wood decking is more than just excellent. It is due to the super fine texture and the interlocking type of grain of the Ipe wood decking. Generally, the Ipe heartwood’s color is rich brown and the hue type can be red or amber or both.
The strength property of this type of wood is world famous. Its strength can be increased to a new level if it is used with natural oils. The extremely high density level of woods containing in the Ipe decking can make it last for decades and decades. This will work as extremely resistant to almost all types of disgusting insects. This new Ipe decking can surely make a cool environment in your home. It is because it cannot absorb heat from the Sun or any other source. It will also be repellent to rot and decay. You can do extremely heavy use with your newly bought ipe decking without any hesitation.