There is a large variation of materials for exterior decoration, and people wonder what are the actual benefits of hardwood versus every other material. As many may or may not know, hardwood is becoming a preference for architects and designers when doing exteriors due to its multiple benefits. Hardwood can be used in decks, siding, docks, roofs, flooring and many more. We can guarantee you, if you search for luxury homes 5 out of 10 homes will have anything from above.
Here’s why hardwood works…
First of all, hardwood at first sight is eye-catching due to the fact it adds natural detail to any construction. Plus, hardwood blends extremely well with other materials. Hardwoods like IPE or Cumaru are the best allies for exterior designers and architects, because it goes with any minimalistic or intricate design on luxurious homes or commercial space. Check out your best options in our online catalog
Secondly, tropical hardwoods are low maintenance and long-lasting. Some types of wood require constant maintenance, elevating prices too much and compromising longevity due to the fact mold, decay and even termites can contaminate it easily. Instead, hardwoods like IPE or Cumaru are chemical free resistant to mold, decay and even termites. In terms of care and process, when you have your order at construction site, the following steps will be to install and then put a finishing coat. Afterwards, occasional maintenance will be required, but it won’t be complicated or expensive. If your deck needs maintenance we can help you out.
Thirdly, we are proud producers and importers of sustainably harvested tropical hardwoods, where local farmers and its families handle the crops. We are conscious of the environmental damage done by indiscriminate logging. Hence, we work closely with providers who operate under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) guidelines. That reassures you we handle our hardwood with the appropriate and economically viable management of the world’s forests.
Finally, there is no doubt that some say hardwood might be expensive, but if you see in the long run, it becomes cheaper than other materials like composite or pvc flooring. They need higher maintenance and are prone to peel and spot. In fact, you would be investing in your home or commercial space, it will add value to the property, by using hardwoods like IPE or Cumaru.
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