Boardwalks have been part of the coastal American experience since they first arrived in the late 19th century. They have allowed millions of Americans free access to the ocean. Boardwalks have helped define personal experiences and created memories for so many, for so long. Originally, softwood boards were the only available option. Nowadays, hardwood decking provides a long-lasting natural wood solution for boardwalks and other decking projects.Read More
Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by the devastation created by Hurricane Sandy. The cleanup and repair efforts continue for homeowners and entire communities as well, particularly on the coast, where winds and ocean waves ravaged homes, marinas, docks, boardwalks and more. While home builders and remodelers are dealing with the heavy casualties of homes and buildings, the marine construction industry is fully engaged in the repair of coastal structures including docks, piers and boardwalks.Read More
The Coney Island Boardwalk is an enduring national historic treasure. Generations of New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world have been enjoying this idyllic seaside promenade since the 1920's. The boardwalk itself has served as the main pedestrian walkway and artery for people to sight-see, people-watch, visit the beach, shops, and restaurants, enjoy ball games, arcades, ride on amusements and much more. Trips to the Coney Island boardwalk have created wonderful lifelong memories for those who have visited it over the years. The Coney Island boardwalk is an iconic cultural thoroughfare that literally brings people together as a community.Read More
Our company has been importing Ipe high density hardwood decking for nearly two decades. We always make sure that our tropical hardwood decking material is harvested according to strict sustained yield forestry guidelines including FSC (Forest Stewardship Council). Our travels to locate responsible, well organized, dependable suppliers of the highest quality hardwood decking have covered many thousands of miles. During these numerous trips we have also searched for additional high density hardwood species that will meet the highest standards for appearance, durability and overall performance.
Cumaru decking made a big splash at the recent Build Boston Expo. For many years architects and conscientious design and construction professionals have specified Ipe decking for projects that required beauty, toughness and durability. Cumaru decking makes an excellent aternate for Ipe decking where natural beauty, toughness and durability are key design criteria and the budget is tight. Cumaru decking has been used successfully on major projects such as the Coney Island Boardwalk and the South Street Seaport at Pier 15 in New York City.