KAYU Batu vs. KAYU DRM (Dark Red Meranti)

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For many years KAYU Batu (Red Balau) has been the “go to” species for top quality hardwood decking at a favorable price.  However, we at KAYU would like to remind you we truly have something for everyone at a variety of price points and unique appearances. KAYU DRM (also known as Dark Red Meranti- and […]

KAYU Picks Kreg Deck Jig™ for Concealed Fastening

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The best hardwood deck deserves the best fastening system.  That is why KAYU’s top pick for concealed fastening systems is the Kreg Deck Jig™. If you are like the majority of people out there today, you are not interested in seeing screws or nails on top of your beautiful, exotic hardwood deck.  The Kreg Deck […]

KAYU Team Moves Into New Office

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The KAYU International team welcomes change with a new office located in Tualatin, Oregon.  We are thrilled to have the extra space and look forward to a wonderful 2012.  All contact information, including PO Box mailing address, phone number and email addresses all remain the same.

KAYU Batu Receives Class A Flame Spread Result

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KAYU International is pleased to report KAYU Batu meets the requirements for a “Class A” Flame Spread in accordance with the requirements described in the California Building Code, Chapter 7A (for State Fire Marshal), “Materials and Construction Methods for Exterior Wildfire Exposure.  This is the highest possible rating. You can view the California Department of […]

Hardwood Post Special

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Nothing compliments your beautiful hardwood deck like hardwood posts and balusters.  For a limited time, we are offering our KAYU-Bukit (Dark Red Meranti) posts for special pricing.  Contact KAYU today for details and pricing.   Big savings also available for KAYU-Batu and Bukit balusters.  Supply is limited, don’t let these great deals pass you by! […]

New Year, New Deck…

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The new year has finally arrived, which means spring is right around the corner.  What a perfect time to finally replace your old deck with a new, gorgeous deck made from KAYU hardwood. KAYU is currently offering great value on several products, including our Batu shorts and balusters. We also have great decking accessories available. […]

Yellow Balau vs. Teak

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Yellow Balau (also known as Bangkirai) and Teak are similar in many ways, both having a rich, golden brown color and high oil content making both hardwoods very durable and resistant to the elements, insects, warping and twisting.  Due to their extremely high density, both Teak and Yellow Balau are popular choices for outdoor furniture, […]