It is important to understand the type of wood or material being used prior to coating, to ensure the correct product is applied for optimum durability. Types of decking available in the market today include wood, composite, and plastic.
Out of the five woods mentioned, Ipe is the densest, followed by Maranti, SYP, cedar, and redwood being the least dense. Lower density woods tend to be more accepting of coatings.
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