When you are involved in a major project like adding a deck to
your home, it is reassuring to know that you can purchase a wide
variety of hardwood lumber and other necessary products locally and
at a reasonable price.
Friendly, knowledgeable staff at a local
lumber supply can offer plenty of suggestions so that you make the
best choices possible for the project you have in mind. The right
wood and construction accessories make the job much simpler and a
great price is one of the benefits of DIY. For contractors, that
savings provides a larger profit or ensures more jobs for clients
looking for a better price.
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What Wood Makes Good
There are many different Australian
hardwoods that make excellent decking. A variety of woods such as
Merbau decking in
Dandenong are great choices for long lasting,
Merbau is a species of teak that is
strong and durable and resists fungi and termites. The heartwood is
found in shades of gray or yellow brown to bright reddish brown or
nearly black. Sapwood is a pale
Spotted Gum is also extremely strong and
durable as well as highly valuable. The colours range from a light
brown to a dark reddish brown.
Red Gum is a eucalypt that offers shades of deep red.
The wood is strong, durable, termite resistant and has a fine
Tallow wood, another eucalypt, has a
high oil content and a distinctive yellow brown to olive green
Black butt is known for an even texture
and a particularly straight grain. It comes in shades of golden
yellow to pale brown and sometimes even a pinkish tint. This wood
is beautiful when stained or
The Benefits Of Australian
Along with the already mentioned
qualities of strength and durability, there are other benefits to
using high quality, low priced Australian hardwoods especially
Merbau decking in Dandenong for all your decking
The high quality of Australian hardwood
decking adds value to the property.
Hardwood decking is stylish, ageless and
easy to maintain.
Natural colours, grains and unique
characteristics found in each type of hardwood provide versatility
and a truly unique appearance.
Green Considerations For Using
Wood decks and flooring have
traditionally lasted for many years in great condition with beauty
and style. Other types of flooring have depended on manufactured
materials that have not been beneficial to the environment. By
following the trend back to the use of hardwoods, property owners
and contractors are contributing to the reduction of their carbon
footprint. This is possible because most of the timber used for
decking comes from sustainably managed forests and is, therefore, a
Although many people may say that
cutting down large areas of trees is bad for the environment, these
companies carefully select sections for harvesting and replant
trees to replace those that have been taken. Since young trees use
more carbon dioxide to grow, they are actually improving the air
quality by removing more greenhouse
Similarly, by cutting and utilizing the
wood, falling and rotting lumber is avoided. In the process of
decomposition, these dead trees give off the carbon dioxide they
Shop Around For Quality,
Reasonably Priced Hardwood
Whether you are looking for Merbau
decking in Dandenong or River Reds elsewhere in Melbourne, a local
lumber supplier has everything you need at a guaranteed great
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