FAQs about Atlanta Ipe Decking
Questions you should ask before buying Ipe or Brazilian Hardwoods
Can I buy Selected Lengths at no upcharge? Yes! Atlanta Ipe
Decking has the best supply of the biggest variety anywhere at the
best prices too because we avoid charging you extra for specified
lengths. We merely ask that you use 8' and 10' boards on your steps
and landings for one third (33%) of your order. This is about the
correct proportion for most decks.
What grade of Ipe and Brazilian hardwood do you offer?
Atlanta Ipe Decking only offers "Premium" grade decking. Do not
settle for "Select" or lesser grades. Premium is the best. It has no
knots or other imperfections that would be found in the lower
What type of support do you offer? Atlanta Ipe Decking
offers full support on our decking. This includes decking education,
installation assistance and documentation before the sale and phone
support after the sale. We have craftsmen available to help
you with the intricacies of Brazilian hardwoods.
Do you ever run out of Ipe? You will never have to go
searching because we are out of inventory. We have shipments
arriving every few weeks so you do not have to worry about scoping
your deck and then being left without Ipe.
Do I have to purchase a "minimum order?" Never at Atlanta
Ipe Decking. We welcome all orders small or large.
How good are your prices? Atlanta Ipe Decking prices are
published on the
Advanced Building Supplies website. We will meet their prices to
make it easy to compare. Click here for our
How can I get a quote? Send (Email/Fax/Call) the Atlanta
Ipe Decking your deck dimensions or a napkin diagram. We will email
you a quote including your decking, railing, fasteners, accessories
and delivery direct to your jobsite.
How do I order Ipe? Just call the Atlanta Ipe Decking at
How do I know I am getting Real Ipe? Recently there have
been stories of dealers selling Cumaru and Tatajuba as Ipe . At the
Atlanta Ipe Decking all our lumber and decking is tagged with its
species so you know you are getting Real Ipe. Look for the RealIpe
How can I get Decking Samples? Just call the Atlanta Ipe
. We will send you samples of Ipe, fasteners,
and other Brazilian Hardwoods. The samples are always free however
we do ask for postage money. If you are nearby, just stop by.
Is Ipe an Environmentally Responsible choice? Everything
has pluses and minuses so no one solution can be understood alone.
Ipe is a natural product that will biodegrade in about 100 years.
You must compare that to Pressure Treated lumber which has poisonous
chemicals or composite decking which is made from oil and will clog
Can I buy other species of decking or accessories to
compliment my Ipe? Yes the Atlanta Ipe Decking carries a full
line of Brazilian Decking and accessories including Cumaru Rosa,
Jatoba, Tigerwood, Garapa, Massaranduba, Angelim Pedra, and others