Garapa Brazilian Hardwood Decking
Why buy Garapa Decking? Garapa looks like oak, but is a
beautiful and long lasting decking that is twice as hard as oak.
Garapa is a lovely golden honey color and has a 25 year lifespan. We
sell so much to the local Atlanta market that we have become one of the
biggest retailers of Garapa or any Brazilian hardwoods in Georgia
and south east.
Garapa deck, also called Brazilian Oak decking is
extremely hard. It is 2x as hard as
American oak. Garapa (Brazilian Oak) is honey-yellow with slight
ribbon effects that becomes light brown with age. The grain is
interlocked and has a medium texture. Garapa deck are the best
choice in decking as Brazilian woods are naturally resistance to
decay like mold and fungus. It is also resistant to termites and
insects. Garapa decking is a very consistent color decking. Garapa
hardness makes it naturally scratch resistant. Many people like a
darker Garapa decking and use brown finishers to bring out the
Garapa is new to Atlanta but we are selling them all over the
metro area. They seem to be located in the northern Atlanta suburbs
like Alpharetta, Kennesaw, Marietta, Cummings, Canton, Norcross,
Buford and Gainesville. Like other Brazilian woods we are seeing
Garapa deck in both remodels and newer construction. Like Ipe,
Garapa decking outdoor kitchens and decks are becoming very popular.
Why is Atlanta Garapa Decking the right choice? You can
see Garapa before you buy to insure the color and grain are what
will match your home. Atlanta also offers you advantages no shipper
can. If you buy too many boards, you can return extra Garapa
decking. If you bought too few, you can easily pickup an extra
Garapa deck board. Norcross Atlanta is right on the perimeter. The
warehouse guys work with Garapa, Ipe and other Brazilian woods all
the time and can answer your questions. The guys know the ins and
outs to help you get it right. Do not spend valuable time
experimenting, ask the craftsmen who have been doing this for years.
Accessories: We have Garapa accessories needed to a
complete your Garapa deck. Ipe Clip Extreme, Grabber Deck Master,
and Deck Clips, can provide you the hidden look. We will substitute
Garapa plugs so you do not have to buy a bag that you will not need
in the future. We also sell we sell stainless steel screws to meet
your needs including the Headcote Smartbit system and GRK stainless
If you have a question you can call and talk to the
warehouse staff. They are fully trained craftsmen who are
knowledgeable on all aspects of Garapa decking. Plus, they just love
to work with hardwoods. They experiment and tell you what works and
what does not. Just
Local Installers: We know Garapa. We know the
Atlanta market. Put that together and we can help you find the best
installer or contractor for your needs. Just
will help you get started on your deck project by giving you several
contacts of people who build decks. Just call them and have them bid
on your project.
This Garapa depicts both brown finisher and natural finisher.
People love both so it is up to what works for your home when you
make your decision.
If you desire a silver gray, no finisher is needed.
photo courtesy of Jason Spain of Spain & Sons Construction works with Garapa
as well as Ipe in the Atlanta metro area.
Spain & Sons Construction 678-977-2284
Alpharetta, Austell, College Park, Conyers, Decatur, Buckhead,
Duluth, Dunwoody, Jonesboro, Kennesaw, Lawrenceville, Lithonia,
Marietta, Midtown, Newnan, Norcross, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Smyrna,
Stockbridge, and Stone Mountain.