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FAQ Roadmap for Ipe decking

Our goal is to help you be successful in creating the deck of your dreams

For more real life Q&As check out the ABS Blog. When customers ask questions we summarize the question and answer on our blog. This is a great resource for basic questions.

Decking Wisdom is a single page of ideas, experience, and information by a roundtable of Professional Deck Builders.  This link goes to our supplier's page which has many great documents.

Decking Life Cycle  - FAQs are organized by life cycle steps.

 


 

Research

Design

Overview of common Ipe decking questions

How to Dream

General FAQs
Decking
Railing
Sample Kits
Fortress Railing
ACQ Need to Know
Green Building, Leeds, Lacey Act
Compare to Composite

     Boarders and Dividers
Railing Diagrams
Fortress Railing Diagram

 


 

Purchase

Shipping

Unloading

Ordering, Returns,
Cancelation policies and such.

From here to you

What to do once the truck arrives

     How to Order      Shipping FAQ      What to expect
How to Stack

Damage

 


   

Installation

Maintenance

How to avoid problems in Installation of Ipe (or other Brazilian Hardwoods)

guides and photo "how tos" on how to maintain your Ipe deck

Installation Overview
Stacking
Eased Edges
Ipe Clip
Deck Clip
Headcote
BoWrench
   Maintenance
Finishing a deck
Removing Gray 1
Removing Gray 2
Ipe Deck Cleaning Details