All Hands on Deck

These low-maintenance decking options can weather the most extreme climates

These low maintenance decking options are perfect for even the most extreme climate zones (Photo by Al Soot on Unsplash)

From recycled composite boards to raw timber panels, these wooden decking solutions are strong and made to last.

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Mahogany Wood Tiles
Bison Innovative Products

Bison’s Mahogany Wood Tiles are fashioned from hardwood sourced from government-regulated plantations in the Fiji Islands and are FSC-certified. After being harvested, the tiles are manufactured in Vietnam, where, if desired, they can be stained to match existing interior flooring or a particular color.

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Exterior Cladding
Richlite

Hold on to your hats, but we have big news—Richlite is actually made from 100 percent recycled, resin-infused paper! Richlite manufactures skatepark ramps, musical instruments, and exterior cladding and decking from the same material. Incredibly durable, Richlite is similar to hardwood with a densely layered composition that is both water- and fire-resistant.

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ExoTile Wood Deck Tiles
Nova

Formed using nine 3-inch-by-1-inch boards of matching hardwood, Nova’s 24-inch-by-24-inch tiles are offered in Batu and Ipe wood. Each tile is secured with a clip system that prevents sagging. Both wood species are perfect for residential or commercial applications.

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Black Locust
Hardwoods of Wisconsin

Ideal for patios and outdoor areas alike, Black Locust makes for a permeable paver with a raised-joint interlocking system that allows water to slip through and drain away. Left unstained, it will last up to 100 years and develop a naturally occurring silvery gray patina.

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Black Walnut
Robi Decking

Robi’s Black Walnut Decking is characterized by gritty wood grains that cause naturally occurring contrasts in color. It is available unfinished for a raw look and oiled to achieve a more polished appearance.

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Skyline Series
Sylvanix Outdoor Products

Made from recycled plastic and wood, Sylvanix’s composite decking lasts longer than traditional lumber. Each plank features two patterns, natural wood grain on one side and a line motif carved into the other. The Skyline Series is available in two neutral colors: teak and graphite.

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