Decking

We stock a wide variety of species and different profiles.

The preferred profile is a reeded one face reverseable with a flat rear face with all four corners  pencil round profile.

Yellow Balau

This specie, imported from the far east and also known as Bangkiria is perhaps the most well known of all the decking species.It has been extensively used in major developements including all the Cape Town Waterfront Decking.

Available in 19 x 90 and 21 x 140mm

Garapa

A South American timber which has gained wide spread accceptance as an alternative to Balau over the past 5 years.Lighter in colour than balau it is also available kiln dried.

Available in 19 x 90 and 19 x 140mm

Ipe

The Rolls Royce of Decking timbers is rated as extremely durable and carries a class A fire rating.Expensive and rare.

Available in  19 x 90

Saligna

Locally grown and harvested this light pink timber offers a very good value for money

Available in 21 x 100,140

Massaranduba

A dark red timber imported from Brazil.Is Available withh FSC certification but at a price.

Available in 19 x 90

Remember a deck is only as good as it’s substructure.We recomend that  Balau or CCA treated Pine is used for substructures.Stainless steel screws(prefersbly 10 x 50  or 8 x 50) are reccomended as fixing agents.