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    Cumaru Hardwood Decking is the Star of Latest Atlantic City Boardwalk Renovation

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 06:12 AM

    Atlantic City, NJ – The Atlantic City Boardwalk first opened in 1870, making it the first boardwalk in America. Trains came in and great hotels soon followed, making Atlantic City and its iconic boardwalk the most popular destination for seaside travelers in the US. Because of the harsh maritime weather on the seacoast, they chose high-performance Cumaru hardwood decking for the latest renovation.

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    Cumaru Lumber Creates Durable Outdoor Living Space

    Posted by Michelle Nichols on Thu, Jul 31, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

    Are you thinking of expanding your outdoor living space by adding a deck onto your home? If you're in the market but aren't sure exactly what type of wood and materials make for the best deck, look no further! If you've not heard of Cumaru decking before now, get familiar! It's a must-have material for your new deck or patio area.  With its yellowy brown to reddish brown natural color variations, cumaru hardwood decking and lumber is a great option for decks and other outdoor projects.

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    Mataverde Cumaru Decking and Siding Earns ASTM Class A Fire Rating

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Thu, May 30, 2013 @ 11:05 AM

    After rigorous fire testing, Mataverde® Cumaru hardwood decking and siding has exceeded the requirements for a Class A fire rating. Recent test results for Mataverde Cumaru decking and siding confirm that this beautiful and durable exterior decking and siding material is a “Class A” Fire rated hardwood building material. Mataverde Cumaru hardwood met the requirements for a “Class A” flame spread and smoke according to all the criteria of ASTM E84-10 testing, "Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials".

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    Ipe and Cumaru Boardwalks and Marine Construction Projects

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Fri, Jan 4, 2013 @ 09:01 AM

    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.

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    Topics: ipe decking, cumaru decking, cumaru hardwood decking, Ipe decking vs. other wood decking species, ipe, ipe boardwalk, cumaru boardwalk

    Cumaru Decking in New York

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Thu, May 31, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

    Cumaru decking is a beautiful, long-lasting high density hardwood that looks and acts a lot like Ipe. A client of ours, Archadeck of Coastal Connecticut and Westchester County, New York, has specialized in building remarkable decks, backyard retreats and more for well over two decades. Their workmanship, quality and attention to detail is of the highest order. When owner Rick Crossman sent us a picture of this Cumaru deck built in Westchester County, NY, we had to smile and admire their design and craftsmanship.

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