According to the lumber-identification website The Wood Database, Ipe is a member of the Ironwood family of commercially-farmed tropical hardwoods prized for extreme durability and a variety of incredible wood performance characteristics, including:
The Janka hardness test, which measures the resistance of a wood species to denting and wear, ranks Ipe among the top 10 hardest woods in the world, ahead of teak, ebony and mahogany. Also prized for exotic graining, modest luster and beautiful coloration ranging from light chocolate to olive brown and nearly black, custom-engineered Ipe wood decks in Rockville, MD, offer a lifetime of elegant, maintenance-free outdoor living.
Land Works has been designing, installing, and maintaining exquisite landscapes in the Montgomery County, MD, area since 1991. Boasting a significant degree of education and training, and more than 20 years experience working with a wide variety of outdoor landscape materials, the Land Works professionals are passionate about crafting the outdoor landscape of your dreams.
Call the award-winning Land Works professionals today for a no-cost, no-obligation landscape design consultation for your home, and ask us about the incredible value of installing a custom-engineered Ipe wood deck in Rockville, MD.
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