Month: September 2013

Class A Deck Contractor Compares 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 Batu for over two years now with outstanding results and honestly would not go back to Ipe.  Batu’s density is very comparable to Ipe, but the color is much more consistent with the KAYU Batu.  Ipe has a wider range of color variation and I’ve found that most of my

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KAYU Yellow Balau is Back and Available Throughout US and Canada

  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 much more.  So if you are looking for a premium, real hardwood product with a favorable price point, look no further than KAYU Yellow Balau.  

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