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Is Your Ipe Decking Grey?

Powerwash Ipe Decking
If you have an Ipe deck that has been neglected or gone grey don’t worry you can quickly make it look new again. Naturally the UV rays of the sun will strip the color out of the surface of wood and many other materials, even composites that claim they won’t fade. The problem with other materials is that they will eventually fade and there’s nothing you can do to them after that. Fortunately you have an Ipe deck and can quickly bring it back to life.

Here’s a picture of a customer’s deck on their seasonal summer home. This home sits vacant for 8 months out of the year and sees extreme winters and summers. The owners got busy with life as many of us do and let the deck go. However as you can see in this picture a quick pressure wash with a wide fan tip brings it back to looking like new again. After the ipe decking dries all you need to do is simply roll on some Ipe Oil and you are good to go for awhile.

Keep Up With The Latest At Our Locations!

It’s the last month of 2016 and we continue to bring exciting news and new products to all of our facilities. Each one has something very amazing to share that will bring a wider variety and faster order processing for our customer’s benefit.
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Top 5 End Grain Issues with Ipe and other Hardwoods

End grain is not often talked about and is a neglected part of your deck. You don’t think about it when you’re making your precise cuts. It’s only after you see some checking and cracking that you begin to really think about what effect the end grain has on the entire board.

These are the top 5 issues that usually arise from end grain neglect:
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New Woodmizer Added to Our Florida Sawmill

Our Florida location originally purchased a Woodmizer LT 50 hydraulic for processing logs.

Our Original Woodmizer:
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We quickly realized that we needed something bigger and better. We have recently acquired a Woodmizer WM 1000 capable of cutting logs up to 67” wide. It’s the only one of its kind in the entire state of Florida. This allows us to mill giant logs!
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Here are 7 Tips To Install Your Holiday Lights Safely

Typically, decorations extend beyond just a porch. They will usually wrap windows and sides of houses

Typically, decorations extend beyond just a porch. They will usually wrap windows and sides of houses

The week after Thanksgiving was always a big deal growing up for me. It meant the trees came out of the box (yes, my family had artificial trees) and the lights went up outside. We decorated the front of the house, the walkway up to the front door, the bushes, and even the deck. The house was not complete until those red and green lights were wrapped around the deck railings.

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Brazilian Hardwood Slabs

After much anticipation, our slabs of Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) and Tigerwood have arrived in our factory. These slabs allow the characteristics of the tree to stand out, showing every layer from the bark to the heartwood. They are perfect for making furniture, table tops, or counters, and will create a natural, elegant atmosphere wherever the finished piece is placed.
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Brazil Raises Taxes by R$14.07 Billion

Brazil is on the move thanks to the new finance minister, Joaquim Levy. Drastic changes are being made that will remove many of the policies implemented by Guido Mantega. The goal of these changes is to bring Brazil’s budget back into balance and restore investors’ confidence.

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