Balau Decking The South African climate is really good to us in the summertime; it allows one to host and entertain friends and family outdoors. A braai is the perfect setting for outdoor entertainment; therefore, you need a great area for your guests to relax in your garden.
Nam Soon Timber provides high-quality timber products such as chengal timber, kapur timber, balau/bangikirai timber, borneo ironwood (belian), and burmese teak.
Ipe Decking (pronounced “ee-pay”) is the hardest of the Brazilian hardwoods, the most sought after and regarded as the best exterior decking material available due to its extremely high durability, low maintenance and ability to resist checking.
Red Balau decking is kiln dried and machine-sealed with Messmer’s sealer, ensuring this beautiful mahogany hardwood decking material is protected from the elements. Product is insect/rot resistant, resists checking, low maintenance, and has a rich red color.
Balau is a Malaysian hardwood timber. In its natural form it is light brown in colour. We stock carefully selected 19x90mm 1st Grade Reeded Bangkirai Balau decking.
KAYU Batu (Red Balau) Hardwood Decking Natural Beauty for Generations KAYU Batu (Red Balau) is a dense and durable hardwood with a beautiful, rich, dark red Mahogany color.
Our Red Batu or Balau, commonly referred to as “Mahogany”, hardwood decking is sourced only from countries that are leaders in ecological, sustainable forestry practices. This 100% natural, uniquely beautiful, low maintenance decking comes with a 25 Year Limited Warranty.
Red Balau wood, also known as Kayu Batu or Mahogany is a popular type of decking wood used by most architects, builders and homeowners. This type of wood usually comes from Philippines, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries.
The total amount of decking needed is * metre run * Please note that while this calculator shows the decking required, Southgate Timber advises that 10% be added to the total to cover wastage.
A question for the wood fundis out there: my balau deck needs a bit of maintenance to get it ready for summer after a winter of very heavy rain. I know that it shouldn't be sealed, but just given a sand.
Batu/Balau Decking. Widely considered the Mahogany of Indonesia, Batu Hardwood decking (Red Balau) boasts a beautiful range of reddish brown tones. Its strikingly rich appearance will give your outdoor project the look of luxury, but at a considerably lower price than most other tropical hardwoods.
Nova Batu hardwood decking closely resembles the rich classic look of Mahogany. Heartwood from Batu or Red Balau hardwood ranges from a medium red to a deep red / brown with purple tinges and often has resin canals with white contents in concentric lines on end surfaces which produce a warm and visually striking effect.
Balau hardwood decking is one of the best alternatives to Ipe when it comes to durability and ease of maintenance. Red balau is a hardwood that hails from Indonesia and is highly sought after for decking, the world over.
Garden Decking Care & Maintenance. Decked areas can look amazing but if not maintained, can quickly fall into a state of disrepair, looking worn, tired and old.
Tinted wood dressing formulated to protect and treat dense wooden decks, such as Balau and Teak, that do not readily accept a conventional sealer. It is ideal for first time treatment and maintenance of these decks.