Merbau Decking Perth 2018-10-04T17:00:52+00:00

Merbau Decking

A beautiful, versatile timber decking material

Merbau Decking Perth

Merbau is a hardwood timber which grows in Australian region of Daintree area of Far North Queensland by the Johnstone River. It is often referred to as Johnstone River teak or scrub mahogany.

Merbau timber is a tropical hardwood with high oils and tannin content giving it a natural gloss without harsh artificial coating.

Merbau ranges from a pale to dark reddish brown colour. Merbau is a versatile hardwood used in many products including hardware, fencing, features within buildings, and decking.

Commonly used for larger scale projects and general building. Also utilised in everyday use for outside settings, around BBQ areas, and for woodcraft, floorboards and wood fittings.

Merbau decking colour and size

Colour

The natural appearance of this distinct timber is a yellow-brown or an orange-brown

Size

Merbau comes in a range of size and shapes, the most common is the 140 x 19 or the 90 x 19 which is available for purchase in set measurements (lengths).

Merbau decking maintenance

Oil your deck

Merbau is generally used for his dark wood look and longevity. But with Merbau’s natural properties, there is a bleed period that is required for the deck to settle before any treatments are added.  Maintenance for a Merbau deck can begin from the first coat of pigment oil. Depending on the traffic and location of the deck, the ongoing maintenance will vary.

Cleaning your deck

When the time comes to clean the deck in your home, all you need to remove the stains are cleaning detergents that have sodium percarbonate as an active ingredient. Just add water and a stiff bristled brush and away you go. Lightly scrub the solution on the whole deck and leave to activate for 15 minutes before rinsing the wood with water. Before you know it, it’s good as new.

If you have more questions about cleaning your decks, our Merbau experts can give you sound advice on you Merbau deck, Contact us.

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Merbau Timber Cost

The prices for Merbau is depended on varying factors. This can be as simple as

  •      Availability of the amount you require.
  •      The metre lengths of wood required.
  •      The Lengths required in a bulk set of wood panels.
  •      Grade of timbers: highest grade versus a lower grade

Moreover, the cost can be determined by the outcome you require of the project. Speak to us about the intricacies of the project and we can guide you on the length of wood you require or other timbers that are more suitable for your budget and project. We are sure you guide you in the right direction without compromising your desired outcome.

For more information on Merbau wood properties, Merbau wood guide

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