Advantage Lumber will be at JLC Live in Providence, Rhode Island from March 24–25. Claim your free expo pass and come visit us at booth #1231!
Prefinished Synergy Wood® ceiling and siding is now available! These tongue-and-groove end-matched boards come in a variety of attractive colors, and are an easy way to upgrade any space with the rustic beauty of natural wood. Shop for Synergy Wood® now!
We’re excited to announce that Advantage Lumber now carries TimberTech® and Trex® decking! Shop synthetic decking now!
Advantage Lumber now offers Red Balau decking. Red Balau is low-maintenance and durable, with a lifespan of up to 30 years. This, combined with its rich warm brown color, makes it a perfect, low-cost alternative to Ipe decking. Learn more about Red Balau!
Advantage Lumber just announced its line of Plantation Teak decking. This is Teak that was grown on eco-friendly plantations, gives you the perfect blend of high-end looks, performance, and environmental consciousness. Learn more about Teak decking!
Ipe is not an abbreviation. Rather, it’s the common name of Tabebuia serratifolia, a tropical hardwood lumber specie. The correct pronunciation is “EE-pay”. Other common names for ipe include Brazilian walnut and ironwood. The ipe tree is native to South America. However, it also grows throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, southern Florida, and other tropical regions. …
Ipe decking can last up to 75 years with hardly any maintenance. That’s great! But customers often wonder: what about the framing? Deck framing is usually made of pressure treated pine. It’s cheap, easy to install, and readily available. But pressure treated pine is only rated to last about 15 years. So why would you …