Mahogany – Dark Red Meranti

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KAYU ® Mahogany (DRM) Decking Understanding about Mahogany – Dark Red Meranti: Mahogany – Dark Red Meranti is among the most commonly used decking types. This is popular because it’s 100% clear grade type of hardwood which is native to Southeast Asian countries. The botanical name of Dark Red Meranti is Shorea acuminata. There is […]

KAYU Golden Balau Compared to Teak Decking

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Teak is a popular choice for hardwoods.  Here it is Compared to KAYU Golden Balau KAYU Golden Balau (aka Yellow Balau and Bangkirai) and Teak are exotic hardwoods similar in many ways. They both have a rich, golden brown color and have a high oil content which makes both hardwoods very durable and resistant to […]

Hardwood Decking – Balau Hardwood Decking

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KAYU ® Golden Balau (Bangkirai/YB) Decking Golden Balau is also known as Bangkirai and is vibrant golden brown in color.  Balau is a prevalent choice of wood because of its durability and resistance to insects, twisting and warping.  Also worthy of noting, because of its excessively hard density and elevated oil content, Golden Balau is […]

The Wood Experts – We Have What You Need In Stock

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KAYU ® International – Wood Industry Trained Professionals, “The Wood Experts” Stocking year round, coast to coast: KAYU Batu (Red Balau), KAYU Mahogany (Dark Red Meranti), KAYU Siap (Pre-Finished), KAYU Golden Balau (Bangkirai/YB), Batu Deck Tiles, Deck Accessories, KAYU Keruing (Apitong Truck Decking) and more! Our KAYU warehouse is stocked with what you need and ready […]

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 […]