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does anybody know coffeewood/ momoqui/ Partridgewood ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karl Harrison Aug 25, 2012. 1 Reply

hello, this is Bolivia calling for your experience, we have bought some fresh concession and in these concessions there is a large amount of coffeewood available, does anybody has experience with…Continue

Tags: exotic, decking, flooring, hardwood, bolivian

why composite decking is definitely NOT a good choice!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hashim Umer May 19, 2012. 18 Replies

there is a few arguments that composite decking sellers use to create the false impression that you should better chose composite decking over wood decking. In short these arguments are:1) cheaper,…Continue

Tags: plastic, maintenance, price, wood, millboard

 

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why composite decking is definitely NOT a good choice!

there is a few arguments that composite decking sellers use to create the false impression that you should better chose composite decking over wood decking. In short these arguments are:1) cheaper, better price decking - FALSE2) now maintenance - FALSE3) 100% eco friendly because you can recycle it – FALSE 1) Brazilian ipe hardwood decking comes in the United States as low as $1,90 per linear foot. also include the lifespan of the…See More
Feb 16
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May 13, 2013
Karl Harrison replied to Roque Valente's discussion does anybody know coffeewood/ momoqui/ Partridgewood ?
"What a beautiful timber, I would like to see a sample... If anyone has detail of stability, durability and longevity as decking do let us know... Thanks for this Roque :) Karl"
Aug 25, 2012
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does anybody know coffeewood/ momoqui/ Partridgewood ?

hello, this is Bolivia calling for your experience, we have bought some fresh concession and in these concessions there is a large amount of coffeewood available, does anybody has experience with this wood, is it suitable for decking?here are some pictures for your reference:coffeewood decking…See More
Aug 1, 2012
Roque Valente replied to Fahed Khayyat's discussion ipe external decking for the middle east
"hello we just sold ipe hidden clip system to your neighbouring country Lebanon, we have never sold to your country but we advise: KD, no treatment, after installation UV inhibitor (against greying) and substructure is most often some other kind…"
Aug 1, 2012
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May 30, 2012
Roque Valente replied to Harriet Moore's discussion Decking Lengths
"shorts is: - cheaper - easier to buy - less prone to warping (banana bending) but no importer is likely to buy shorts from us (exporter), it has so many advantages! good luck"
May 29, 2012
Roque Valente replied to Karl Harrison's discussion Air dried Decking or Kiln dried decking?
"I would say that I would prefer KD, however this is more expensive and sometimes it ignores the basics on timber, drying and moisture content. To put it simple, the wood you have needs to be in balance with its surrounding, so if you live in a wet…"
May 29, 2012
Roque Valente replied to Stuart Marler's discussion Promote your company website
"many advertisers on this topic, getting loads of full service offers every day from India thru my email. If you like some advise, please let me know: info@roquevalente.com and I forward you the emails I get."
May 29, 2012
Roque Valente replied to Stuart Marler's discussion How are decking sales for 2012?
"how has been the for you? 2012 is yet in May, but this year is going to be a great year. We are an exporter, so at the beginning of the pipeline and we see some good perspectives in mainly new countries such as India, Turkey (seems to…"
May 29, 2012
Hashim Umer replied to Roque Valente's discussion why composite decking is definitely NOT a good choice!
"Well, Roque, you have surprised me like you did to others in  this forum. I have been in this business since 1984. We have been using Natural Wood decking and it fades after 2-3 years. Mind it, I am talking about GCC countries where the…"
May 19, 2012
Karl Harrison commented on Roque Valente's photo
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ipe decks

"The installation tecnique seems to differ from that in the UK, the spacing between the deck boards looks massce, 30mm,  compared to the 4mm we are used to."
Feb 12, 2012
Karl Harrison commented on Roque Valente's photo
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ipe hardwood log

"These Logs look very Orange and very small, Ipe? Tapbeuia?"
Feb 12, 2012
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Feb 12, 2012
Roque Valente replied to Karl Harrison's discussion Which hardwood decking is best?
"hello, I have itauba in Portuguese and German fact sheet, how do I post that here? "
Feb 11, 2012
Roque Valente replied to Karl Harrison's discussion Which hardwood decking is best?
"which decking is the best, the following is in my opinion the best decking for outdoor use. I base my opinion on years and years of experience exporting to different countries with different climates (hot, strong sun, wet, dry etc). In order of best…"
Feb 9, 2012

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Roque Valente SRL is a private owned mill located in Bolivia close to the Brazilian border, with DIRECT EXPORT PRICES milling 90% of its total production into ipe decking (90/95/120/140 and 145mm wide), rough sawn boards and first quality hardwood ipe solid 4 sided T&G flooring
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At 13:14 on January 3, 2012, Karl Harrison said…

Hi Roque
Thank you for joining The Decking Network. I hope you find this site informative and full of decking information, your contributions towards design, materials and decking are most welcome, enjoy your stay.

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