Month: December 2011

Be Creative in Your Deck Design, Use KAYU Batu Shorts

If you are looking to update your backyard with a truly unique looking deck, consider using KAYU Batu shorts.  Some of the most beautiful decks we have seen made from KAYU hardwood decking have been made using 6′ and 7′ boards.  If you are creative and admire a look just a little outside of the “norm” you may just find building your new hardwood deck with KAYU Batu 6′ and 7′ boards is your answer.  Not only that, for a limited time we have a special price on our shorts. 

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Yellow Balau vs. Teak

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, park benches, boat decks, bridges, decks, cabinets, doors and more. Teak is generally a better known exotic hardwood specie, popular since the early part of the 20th century.  However, prior to extensive knowledge of sustainable

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Top Deck Builder Compares KAYU Batu to Ipe

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 for nearly a year now with outstanding results and honestly would not go back to Ipe. The density is very comparable, but the color is much more consistent with the KAYU. Ipe has a wider range of color variation and I’ve found that most of my clients prefer the more consistent KAYU. Once they’re

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Big Savings on KAYU Balusters

Hardwood balusters are an excellent way to complete the look of your new deck or porch. For a limited time KAYU is offering 2 X 2 X 3′ Batu and Bukit balusters for as low as 45% off! This special is too great to  pass up.  Get it before supply runs out! Contact KAYU today for pricing and details.

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