Scientific Certification Systems Recognizes KAYU International, Inc. with Forest Stewardship Council™ Chain of Custody Certification

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January 20, 2014 – Tualatin, Oregon – KAYU International, Inc. announced that is has earned Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC) Chain of Custody certification from Scientific Certification Systems, one of the world’s leading FSC certifiers and one of FSC’s founding members.  FSC provides third-party certification confirming that materials sold as FSC certified are harvested from well-managed […]

Ready to Go Hardwood Decking

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Dreaming of a new hardwood deck for the new year?  Perhaps one that is ready to install, saving you the trouble of staining yourself? If you would rather skip the staining and go straight to installation, consider building your new deck with KAYU Siap Pre-finished Hardwood Decking. Not only is KAYU Siap already stained on […]

Hardwood Decking With Proven Low Maintenance

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Are you looking for a deck you can have installed and never have to maintain?  During your search for this “perfect” maintenance free decking, you have probably become very familiar with composite decking, PVC decking, plastic, recycled, fiber, etc.; hearing each company claim theirs is the most maintenance free.  Low maintenance may be the truth […]

Last Chance for Big Savings on Mahogany Decking

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The time has come to say goodbye to our biggest specials of the year… but there’s still time!!!  From now until December 1st, KAYU is continuing to offer BIG SAVINGS on our 5/4 X 6 Mahogany decking and 1 X 4 T&G Mahogany (DRM).  These are the biggest savings of the year on two of […]

November Specials Are Here

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We are so excited for all the great specials we have to offer this month at KAYU.  From various sizes and profiles in Dark Red and Red Meranti to Batu deck tiles, there is truly something for everyone! Plus extra savings on all of our Red Meranti products and additional discounts for bulk orders. For […]

Teak vs. Yellow Balau

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Yellow Balau (Bangkirai) and Teak are exotic hardwoods similar in many ways.   They both boast a rich, golden brown color and have a high oil content making both hardwoods very durable and resistant to the elements, insects, twisting and warping.  Because of the density of both species, Teak and Yellow Balau are popular choices […]

Class A Deck Contractor Compares Batu to Ipe

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“I am a Class A deck and patio contractor in the Central Virginia area.  I’ve used exotic hardwoods on deck projects for decades and have always used Ipe until I was recently introduced to KAYU Batu.  I’ve been using KAYU Batu for over two years now with outstanding results and honestly would not go back […]

KAYU Yellow Balau is Back and Available Throughout US and Canada

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  KAYU Yellow Balau, also known as Bangkirai is stocked and available throughout the United States and Canada.  Similar to Ipe in strength, performance and durability with a gorgeous Teak color, this hardwood is an all around winner. Imported from Indonesia, Yellow Balau/Bangkirai has been used extensively for heavy duty construction, decking, outdoor furniture and […]