Types of wood decks
Wood decks are the classic, go-to choice for outdoor spaces. There are a variety of options available when it comes to materials and design. Treated wood is one of the most popular material choices for decking because of its affordability and durability. Cedar also provides an attractive look with natural resistance to moisture, decay, UV rays, and insects. For those looking for a more luxury option, ipe is an exotic hardwood that offers a unique look and exceptional strength.
Ipe has become increasingly popular due to its impressive lifespan, low maintenance needs, and beautiful rich color tones. It is naturally resistant to rot and insect damage without any need for chemical preservatives or treatments. Ipe does come at a higher cost than treated wood or cedar but can last up to five times longer than either of these other materials making it worth the investment in the long run.
Treated wood is a great material for creating beautiful outdoor structures like decks, patios and more. Ace of Decks are Montreal’s deck building experts, specializing in the use of treated wood to build stunning outdoor living spaces. Treated wood has been used for many years in the construction of decks, fences and other outdoor structures because it is guaranteed to last longer than untreated lumber. It is resistant to rot, decay and pests such as termites, making it an ideal choice for homeowners who want an attractive and long-lasting structure without having to replace or repair it often. With Ace of Decks’ expertise in constructing decks with treated wood, you can be sure your deck will look its best for years to come. At Ace of Decks, we only use high quality treated lumber that meets all safety standards when building our clients’ projects.
Western Red Cedar
Western Red Cedar is a popular choice amongst home and business owners when it comes to deck building. Found in North America, this wood species is known for its natural beauty, durability, and natural resistance to decay. Ace of Decks, a Montreal based deck builder specializing in outdoor living solutions, has been utilizing Western Red Cedar as one of their primary materials for years due to its superior qualities. Western Red Cedar has a beautiful reddish-brown hue that deepens with age and gives off an attractive aroma. This softwood can last for decades when properly cared for and treated with the right coatings or sealers. It’s naturally resistant to many common insects such as termites, so it requires little maintenance over time compared to other woods used in construction projects.
Brazilian IPE is an exotic hardwood that can be found in different parts of the world, but is most common in Brazil. It has become a popular choice for deck construction due to its durability and resistance to rot and decay. Ace of Decks, a Montreal-based deck builder, has been using Brazilian IPE for many years, due to its superior performance when used in outdoor spaces. The material is extremely dense and highly resistant to scratching and splitting, making it ideal for high-traffic areas like decks or boardwalks. It also requires minimal maintenance over time; regular cleaning with a solution of mild soap and water will generally do the trick! Montréalers have come to trust Ace of Decks as a reliable source for all their Brazilian IPE needs; they use only the highest quality materials when constructing decks for their clients.
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