Red Balau Hardwood Decking

KAYU ® Batu (Red Balau) Decking

Red Balau -  Hardwood Decking
Red Balau – Hardwood Decking

KAYU ® Batu is also known as Red Balau and is a vibrant Dark Red in color. Batu 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 it is ideal for outdoor decks and furniture.  Many of our customers also prefer KAYU ® Batu (Red Balau) Decking for building outdoor furniture, cabinets and more.


Kayu International, Inc. with over 20 continuous years of successful business is a globally recognized leader of premium, imported hardwood decking, Truck and Trailer Decking.

Kayu buys direct from the source in SE Asia, we specialize in providing custom patterns and sizes at the best prices and delivered to you.

Red Balau for Decking Purposes:

Just imagine your family relaxing on your hardwood deck.  Now, think how durable should your deck be. Selecting the most durable hardwood for your home decking, is a natural choice. Choosing KAYU ® Batu (Red Balau) is the right choice.

What can be expected from KAYU ® Batu Red Balau Decking?

Red Balau can transform the aesthetic as well as commercial value of your property by being one among the most exotic hardwood decking options available. Thus, Red Balau decking is highly preferred in the decking industry:

  • Architects
  • Professional deck builders
  • Homeowners

At KAYU ® International, Inc. we carefully select and inspect our wood in SE Asia.  It is 100% natural, non-toxic, real wood.  Red Balau is extremely hard with its own natural properties that make this hardwood inherently resistant to:

  • Rot
  • Decay
  • Infestation
  • Extreme weather conditions

Moreover, Red Balau is easier to work with when compared to other exotic hardwoods.

A Close Look at Red Balau:

Red Balau is a tropical hardwood tree belonging to the genus ‘Shorea’ which is prevalent in the Southeast Asian countries. The tree can grow till 250 feet height with its diameter up to six feet. As Red Balau belongs to the tropical tree variety, this will be very resilient in highly moist environments and therefore, this is highly resistant to decay. The Red Balau hardwood has a fire rating of ‘A’ meaning it is highly resistant to fire too!

Additionally, Red Balau is rated extraordinary for being highly resistant against wear and tear and for being highly dense. In general, Red Balau is beautiful dark reddish in color However, when allowed to weather; Red Balau hardwood will turn into a silver gray patina.

Our Kayu warehouse is stocked with KAYU ® Batu (Red Balau) Decking in a variety of sizes.  We have new loads that have just been inspected for quality control with Kayu Graders and are being be shipped to our warehouses.

100% Real Red Balau

100% Legally Timbered

100% Kayu Inspected


Our Wood Experts at KAYU ®  are waiting to talk to you.

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Phone: (888) 558-5298
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