MATAVERDE® IPE DECKING
Compare Ipe Decking to Red Cedar
and Pressure Treated Decking
Mataverde Premium Ipe hardwood decking is an all natural sustainable decking material that totally outshines red cedar decking and pressure treated decking materials on virtually every measurable performance rating. See how this remarkable hardwood decking species compares to red cedar and pressure treated decking in the "Ipe Decking versus Softwood Decking" comparison chart below. From a durability and performance standpoint, Ipe and other hardwood decking materials beat softwood decking by a wide margin.
Mataverde Ipe Decking vs Red Cedar and Pressure Treated Decking
As you can see in the chart below, Ipe high density hardwood decking beats red cedar decking and pressure treated decking handily when comparing density, strength of decking materials, splintering and many more criteria.
|Real wood product||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Sustainably harvested material||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|25 Year Warranty||Yes||No||No|
|Initial Decking cost||Moderate-High||Moderate||Low|
|Life Cycle cost / SF / year||Low||High||High|