Exotic Hardwood Decking,

Legendary Performance™

Kayu ® International was founded in 1994 and is a Direct Importer of the finest Exotic Hardwood for the U.S. and Canadian markets; providing decades of High Quality Hardwood, Dependable Service at Affordable Prices.

Quality Is Everything We Do


KAYU BATU™ is dark red in color, 100% clear grade hardwood decking. Also known as Red Balau, selectively selected from Indonesia. Learn More »

load siding_edited


KAYU BORNEO-MAHOGANY™ is uniquely beautiful and a carefully selected, exotic mahogany hardwood species, also known as Dark Red Meranti. Learn More »

load golden new


KAYU GOLDEN™ is a popular choice for Indoor/ Outdoor decking; with a mixture of warm colors of Golden Browns and Light Browns. Learn More »

load deck mahogany


We offer an extensive selection of the finest quality hardwoods selected from around the world. View more on our hardwood decking products page. Learn More »

Throughout our history our main emphasis has always been focused on providing the best quality hardwoods for our customers, when they want it. With business growing solidly every year, we can honestly say we have accomplished that and more. Our warehouses are stocked nation-wide, year round and are located on both the West Coast and East Coast.

Our Owner and President, Steve Wilson, has been in the Lumber Industry for more than 40 years and began Importing Lumber from SE Asia in the early 80’s. KAYU® continues to maintain and purchase exotic hardwood for decades from many of the same Mill Owners.

A specialized team based out of Wilsonville, Oregon makes frequent visits each year to South East Asia to better communicate customer needs to the overseas purchasing staff and suppliers. Supported by full time and highly skilled experts, the Malaysian and Indonesian KAYU team continuously and extensively is; negotiating the best prices, ensuring quality control and expediting shipments. Additionally, KAYU offers the most advantageous shipping and logistical support, as well as constant monitoring of our U.S. and Canadian inventory.

With this level of experience and success you can be reassured that you will be getting the high quality products you need and the service you deserve.

KAYU®-Apitong (Keruing)™ es el líder en madera dura en uso hoy en día para pisos de camiones y tráileres.

KAYU®-Apitong (Keruing)™ es el líder en madera dura en uso hoy en día para pisos de camiones y tráileres. Ofreciendo la mejor durabilidad, valor y expectativa de vida. Nuestra Apitong es una madera cuidadosamente seleccionada; el resultado de más de 30 años de amplia importación internacional de maderas para el mercado estadounidense y canadiense. Apitong es el líder en madera para pisos de camiones y tráileres La madera de  KAYU® Apitong (Keruing)™ es el material  más resistente para pisos de camiones y tráileresde cualquier tipo. Optimizada por su resistencia y

Read More »

How to Wash Your Kayu® Exterior Siding?

How to Wash Your Kayu® Tropical Hardwood Exterior Siding? If you want to give your home more curb appeal, one great way to start is by giving your Kayu® exterior siding a thorough cleaning. An exterior that sparkles in the sun can make a world of difference. When to pressure wash? Kayu® Tropical Hardwood Siding is typically strong enough to withstand pressure washing. But before you head to the home improvement store, consider just how dirty your house is. It’s best to start with the lightest, gentlest cleaning method that

Read More »

Deck Maintenance

Kayu President’s Opinion on Deck Maintenance “all deck surfaces need sweeping and cleaning” President’s opinion on deck maintenance My primary concern for writing this blog, is that anyone might think that the maintenance of Kayu® decking is anywhere near excessive, because cleaning should never be a reason to use another deck material over Kayu®. All deck surfaces need sweeping and cleaning. Read More The Proven Way A proven way to utilize Kayu® decking is to finish our hardwood with one coat of oil and let it “silver out” and enjoy

Read More »

What You Need to Know About Kayu Batu | Red Balau Wood Decking

KAYU®-Batu™ Red Balau KAYU®-Batu™ Red Balau High Quality Hardwood, Dependable Service at Suprisingly Affordable Prices. Functionality and good appearance are always two main concerns whether you are renovating or just starting to build your deck. Most homeowners prefer to have their outdoors constructed using exotic, tropical and imported wood. Taking these types of wood into consideration does not just add aesthetics but also better functional benefits to your deck. Kayu Batu Red Balau | Kayu Batu is one of the most sought after types of wood because of its undeniable

Read More »
KAYU®-Golden™ Yellow Balau Bangkirai

Golden Balau | Bankirai KAYU® -Golden™ Exotic Hardwood

Golden Balau | Bankirai  KAYU® -Golden™ Exotic Hardwood   KAYU®-Golden™ Bangkirai – is a very durable hardwood, well suited to deck construction. It is one of the most popular species in hardwood decking. With a mixture of warm colors of golden browns, light browns and pale reddish-browns, KAYU®-Golden™ offers a unique color range which will sit beautifully within a natural environment.  A carefully selected hardwood species; the result of over 30 years of extensive worldwide importing of hardwoods for the U.S. and Canadian markets. KAYU®-Golden™ Balau | Bankirai   100%

Read More »