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Why Hardwood Decking is Best Suited for Marine Applications

Cumaru is an ideal choice for docks and other marine applications.

Cumaru is an ideal choice for docks and other marine applications.

With marine construction, it is extremely important to have a material that will have reliable strength and durability. So, when looking for material that will stand the test of time, Advantage hardwood is the easy solution. Advantage hardwood withstands the harshest conditions in and out of the water. No matter what the project, AdvantageLumber.com is sure to have the right hardwood for you!
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AdvantageLumber.com Exhibits at 2014 IBS

2014 IBS

2014 International Builders Show in Las Vegas, NV

AdvantageLumber.com recently returned from exhibiting at the 2014 International Builders Show in Las Vegas, NV. IBS is the nation’s largest annual residential housing construction trade event for manufacturers and suppliers of home construction products and services.

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Advantage Deck Tiles

Ipe Deck Tilles

We are fully stocked with Deck Tiles ready for shipment

They’re so quick and easy to install they’ll walk out the door!

We have a large quantity of beautiful, exotic Brazilian hardwood deck tiles in stock and we’re offering them to you at incredible wholesale pricing. Advantage Deck Tiles are available in ipe, cumaru, massaranduba and tigerwood. They’re exceptionally hard, durable and naturally resistance to pests, weather and decay. Our deck tiles are extremely low maintenance and naturally fire-resistant and slip-resistant.

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Demand for Tropical Hardwood is Projected to Rise

According to industry analysts, the residential market for tropical hardwood decking will account for the vast majority of a 7.0 percent growth in imported hardwoods. More homeowners are selecting tropical hardwoods such as such as Ipe, Tigerwood, Cumaru, Garapa and Massaranduba because of their long term durability, fungal and insect resistance, and imperviousness to damage caused by moisture. They also value the fact that decks made from tropical lumber require much less maintenance than other wood types.

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Odds and Ends

You can achieve beautiful results with random pull decking orders.

Did you know there is an extensive amount of lumber wasted when manufacturing mills cut decking to even lengths? For example, to produce 12’ boards they’ll take 13’ boards, cut them down to even length, and discard the cut offs leaving massive piles of beautiful hardwood to waste.

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AdvantageLumber.com Opens California Facility

California Ipe Decking

New West Coast Facility

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new location in Santa Fe Springs, CA. Opened in May 2013, our new facility has drastically cut shipping costs for our west coast customers.  We have an extensive inventory of decking accessoriesDeck Tiles, Ipe Decking, Cumaru Decking, Tigerwood Decking, and we’re quickly building inventory in other species of lumber as well.

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Brazil’s Hosting of the 2014 World Cup Bound to Cause Delays and Shortages!

Wholesale Decking

Buy Your Decking Direct From The Source!

Brazil will be hosting the 2014 World Cup June 12 through July 13. FIFA has estimated that nearly 3 million spectators are expected to attend the games. This massive population increase has the potential to stress the infrastructure and transportation systems in the cities where the games are held.  This may make doing business with Brazil during the World Cup unpredictable, at best.

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