Category Archives: Brazilian Walnut

How to Zombie Proof Your Home!

It seems like it’s inevitable, the zombie apocalypse is coming. So what are we to do when this doomsday approaches? We’ll zombie-proof our homes, of course!

Now you may be wondering why you’re on a decking blog reading about zombies, but if The Walking Dead has taught us anything, it’s that we can live amongst the undead.
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The Environment and Your Decking is committed to responsible forestry. is committed to responsible forestry.

Preserving the rainforest is a concern shared by companies, countries, and individuals all over the world. The rainforests are a unique niche in which an abundant array of species live and thrive. Not only is the rainforest a habitat for animals and wildlife, but it also provides an abundant amount of oxygen to our atmosphere. Unfortunately, because of economic and political pressures, ecological priorities are often pushed aside.

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Wholesale Hardwood Flooring – Exotic Species are Available

Many exotic hardwood species are available at wholesale prices.

Many exotic hardwood species are available at wholesale prices.

Are you looking to buy a container or truckload of hardwood flooring?

Advantage Trim & Lumber has the best wholesale hardwood flooring prices in the industry.

With over 70 species of hardwood flooring options, by far, our most popular products are the exotic hardwoods. From Brazilian Walnut/Ipe flooring, to Brazilian Teak/Cumaru, you will have access to any species you need. We also can prefinish your wholesale exotic hardwood flooring order (An additional charge may apply). We offer the following grades on a daily basis:

  • Clear Grade
  • Select Grade
  • Natural/Common Grade
  • Rustic Grade

Contact Advantage today to order wholesale hardwood. We’ll make sure that you get your order in a timely manner and at the best prices in the industry.

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The Benefits of Ipe / Brazilian Walnut Flooring

Brazilian Walnut flooring is a wonderful choice for any home. People mainly choose ipe for hardwood flooring because of the many benefits that this exotic wood provides.

For instance, did you know that this exotic flooring option is so dense that it does not need to be refinished as often as other, weaker, flooring options?

Also, thanks to it being a feature-rich 100% natural product, a floor made of ipe will last for decades and still look great.

Many people who have purchased ipe flooring have come back to us and said they had no idea how resistant to scratches and slivers their new hardwood floor actually was. Some of the many things said include how safe they feel now that they can let their children run across their floors barefoot. This peace of mind was a god-send to many moms and dads.

Of course, it was also nice to hear that they also loved the way their new floors looked.

Ultimately, if you’re looking to install flooring that is safe, durable, and beautiful, then you’ll do very well with ipe / Brazilian Walnut flooring.

Contact Advantage today to order both unfinished and pre-finished ipe flooring.

Hardwood Sale – Ipe Decking & More!

Buy Hardwood On Sale From Advantage Trim & Lumber Company

Buy Hardwood On Sale From Advantage Trim & Lumber Company

Right now, Advantage is running two great sales!

We have both our Overstock Hardwood Sale and Holiday Decking Sale running at the same time so that you get the lowest prices and the most options on hardwood decking and hardwood flooring.

For our Overstock sale, we’re various sizes of the following hardwood species on sale:

  • Ipe Decking
  • Tigerwood Decking
  • Cumaru Decking

If you’ve been saving up to do a home renovation, or have been considering building a deck, now is the time to buy premium grade hardwood. Building a deck before the winter months is a practical decision because right now you can find a reputable deck builder who will work with you on price. Another good reason is building a deck will raise the value of your home and provide you with a great excuse to spend some time outdoors when Spring rolls around.

Deck Design of the Week from René Desjardins

Deck Design of the Week

St. Lambert Residence designed by René Desjardins

If you like modern architecture that is both warm and inviting, then you need to check out the St. Lambert Residence designed by the renowned firm of Canadian designer René Desjardins.

This gorgeous home is notable because ipe flooring was chosen. Also known as Brazilian Walnut, ipe keeps gaining a reputation as being the best premium hardwood to use. We are currently having an ipe flooring sale, so check us out. You will speak to a real person who will answer your questions and fill your order. Whether you need ipe decking, or Brazilian Walnut flooring, let Advantage Trim & Lumber be your one source for all your hardwood needs.

Brazilian Walnut Flooring Used For Grande Ballroom

I do a lot of architectural research and am constantly on the lookout for wonderful places in America and across the world that use ipe. Recently, I came across a wonderful and truly spectacular banquet hall in Michigan called the Lafayette Grande. They have just completed renovations to their Grande Ballroom and the results are simply stunning. For the flooring, they specifically chose Brazilian Walnut flooring. As you are aware, Brazilian Walnut is just another name for ipe. Regardless of the name, the result is quite breathtaking.

I can only imagine how nice it would be to have a wedding reception or party at that banquet hall. Frankly, I don’t think they could have chosen a better type of hardwood.

At Advantage Trim & Lumber, we sell Brazilian Walnut flooring and can even custom mill trim and molding to your specifications. Contact us today for a free quote.