Tropical Hardwood & Decking Supplier in San Francisco
Brazilian Lumber is a renowned manufacturer, importer, and large-scale supplier of sustainably sourced A-grade tropical hardwoods and deck building materials. We offer San Francisco Bay area customers premium lumber, knowledgeable and friendly customer care, competitive prices, as well as fast, efficient shipping services. At Brazilian Lumber you will find hardwood in decking boards and dimensional lumber, S4S, tongue and groove, for siding, and more. We carry ipe decking (Brazilian Walnut), Cumaru decking (Brazilian Teak), Garapa (Brazilian Ash), Massaranduba (Brazilian Redwood), Santos Mahogany, Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) for unfinished flooring, red oak, white oak, cypress, American walnut, ipe deck tiles in 24”x24”, cumaru deck tiles 24”x24” as well as all the decking hardware and accessories needed for outdoor projects.
We are your direct source for ipe decking. Our team has years of experience in the lumber industry and will help you find the right kind of decking material, whether that’s ipe decking that is partially air dried or if it is kiln dried, or we will help find you the right type of wood for your project and budget. If your project requires custom milling, we can provide all boards to those specifications, or we can help you find the right tools to predrill your hardwood. Exotic tropical hardwood is our specialty, and we stock it in our warehouse, which means it does not take us long to ship out your order. We have deliveries all over California, so our shopping times are fast.
For those looking for wood alternatives we have a variety of well-known composite decking brands. Each manufacturer of composite and PVC decking offers something different as far as what materials it is made of, what warranties they offer, and under they are ideally installed. Some of the composite decking brands we carry are Azek, CaliBamboo, Dekorators, EnDeck PVC Decking, Lumber Rock, MoistureShield, NewTechWood, NorX, TimberTech, Trex, and Zuri.
Our customers include contractors, developers, carpenters, designers, architects as well as homeowners throughout San Francisco County [hyperlink: https://sf.gov/] and beyond. We clients into Oakland, Berkeley, Danville, San Ramon Valley in Contra Costa County, Belmont in San Mateo County, Piedmont, Orinda, Palo Alto, Cole Valley and across all of California.
Contractors and builders shop from Brazilian Lumber because they know how important it is to buy code-compliant decking hardware. When screws, hinges or other metallic parts are exposed to the elements, you must make sure you have quality parts, or your deck or hardwood structure will not last as long. This is why we offer a variety of specialized decking hardware and tools from trusted companies such as DeckWise®, CAMO®, and Simpson Strong-Tie®. As authorized dealers we have drill bits, fastening systems, ipe clips, ipe plugs, joist tape, and so much more.
We also offer customers in San Francisco Bay area a variety of hardwood live edge slabs, which can be turned into tabletops, bar tops, coffee tables, and desks. Our sales team can show you each of the slabs virtually and we can find the right dimensions your project requires.
Products We Offer in San Francisco
As direct importers of tropical hardwoods, Brazilian Lumber offers a variety of species of in a variety of sizes, lengths, and dimensions. As an industry leader, we are able to stock and ship more dimensions and lengths than other lumber providers. For example, we have ipe or cumaru in 1×4, 2×4, 2×2, 1×3,1×6, 2×6, 5/4×6, 5/4 x4, 2×6, 4×4, 1×8, 1×12, 6×6, S2S1E, S4S, E4E and many others.
Wood species we offer San Francisco:
- Santos Mahogany
- California Redwood
- Fir Spruce
- Yellow Pine
Available hardwood and decking dimensions for San Francisco:
Ipe Decking (Brazilian Walnut):
Ipe Deck Tiles: 24”x24”
American Walnut: 4/4 and 8/4
Cumaru Decking (Brazilian Teak:
Garapa (Brazilian Ash):
Cumaru Deck Tiles: 24”x24”
Cypress: 1×6,1×8 and 1×6 T&G
Massaranduba (Brazilian Redwood):
Marine Grade PT:
White Oak: 4/4 and 8/4
Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry): Unfinished flooring
Red Oak: 4/4 and 8/4
The density of tropical makes it inhospitable mold, mildew, termites, and fungus which means it naturally repels wood rot & decay. This means homeowners will have to do very little maintenance to their deck. Other advantages of using hardwood for decking in the San Francisco Bay area are that the wood, stays cool because it doesn’t absorb heat, it outlasts many composite materials, it is scratch resists scratches, and has good slip resistance which makes it ideal for high foot traffic areas in commercial projects as well as for residential use. Ipe, cumaru, garapa, massaranduba, and jatoba are often used to build decks, docks, pergola, boardwalks, outdoor kitchens, outdoor showers, mailboxes, ceilings, sidings, fences, gates, gazebos, cabanas and benches. A great thing about ipe and cumaru is that they have an A-class fire rating, which means they are fire retardant materials just like concrete and steel.
Every contractor and deck builder knows that they need specialized tools for working outdoors. Not only will having the proper hardware increase the speed and efficiency of your projects, it will also help it last longer. We have deck screws, cable railings, hidden siding fasteners, deck flashing tape, board spacers, hardwood wrenches, as well as other decking tools and accessories needed to build a deck in San Francisco. Build with confidence using stainless steel screws as well as marine grade deck braces and brackets. We have drills and drives, hidden fasteners, deck cable railing, as well as hangers, gable plates, ties, fasteners, post bases, angles, straps, ipe clips, ipe plugs, cumaru plugs, stainless steel deck cable railing, screws, hidden siding fasteners, deck flashing tape, tension ties, hurricane ties, post caps, hardwood wrench, deck restoration kits, decking tools and accessories and many more tools to build safe and sturdy outdoor structures.
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In order to preserve the original color of the hardwood you choose, you will have to seal it with a UV protectant finish. Choose from a variety of oils and sealers including Ipe Oil, PPG Proluxe, and Penofin. We have all the low VOC products that are compliant throughout California. Pick from primary finish, semi-transparent finish, solid stain and more. If you want to spruce up your deck, we have cleaners and brighteners that will freshen up your wood.
In a small San Francisco space? Not ready to make a full commitment to a deck? Deck tiles might be the right solution for you. Deck tiles are 24” by 24” tiles made of either ipe or cumaru. They are installed over pedestals called deck connectors, which makes them easy to install without the need of major tools. They are modular tiles that are also semi-permanent, so if you move, they will move with you! You can give your balcony or rooftop a new look. Either line up all the slats in the same direction or alternate the tiles so as to create a fun pattern. As a chemical free, long lasting material, hardwood deck tiles are a great choice.
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If you are interested in a wood alternative, we can offer you a variety of composite decking and PVC decking options. With our diverse selection of engineered and innovative composite decking allows for everyone to find the right decking brand. Pick from the industry’s leading designs, colors, and choose how much of a warranty you would like. We are dealers for Trex, Azek, NorX, Zuri, CaliDamboo, Dekorators, MoistureShield, and NewTechWood. We will be happy to compare and contrast each product’s line, so you find a product that’s low maintenance, durable, and a great investment for your property.
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Pair ipe decking with a low-maintenance landscaping option such as our artificial grass. We have several lines of artificial grass and turf, including lines for sports areas such as golf and soccer as well as pet friendly options. Our faux ivy is often used on walls to create a low-maintenance green space. With water use a great concern, artificial grass is a way to save water. It also avoids the use of pesticides or fertilizers.
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If you are looking furniture that reflects the beauty and nuance of nature, our live edge slab collection is sure to be of interest. We have unique pieces including root slabs, prefinished, unfinished, and round live edges.
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At Brazilian Lumber you can get all the essential deck building hardware along with your hardwood or composite decking. We have hangers, gable plates, ties, fasteners, post bases, angles, straps as well as hidden fasteners, ipe and cumaru plugs, marine grade stainless steel screws and more.
“WOOD, SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES YOU CAN RELY ON”
We have all the lumber options that are available on the market, but that is not all. We also have the decking accessories and accompanying products such as the materials needed for under deck drainage, railing products, stainless steel posts, anodized aluminum, cortent steel, privacy structures and so much more.
We attend a lot of industry trade shows and know all the latest decking trends. Our customers include some of the top architects and designers so we can tell you what type of outdoor structures are current and popular, and how to add dynamic elements to your backyard. Interested in up-lighting? We can tell you where to add deck lights besides the deck stairs or railings. We can suggest the perfect focal lights to shine from the ground up so that the pergola or canopy you have can create the perfect ambiance. Depending on the type of deck, you can even use your deck as a roof giving you additional space bellow it. This can expand the options under your deck. Such personalized service means we are not just another lumber yard but your personal lumber and decking concierge.
In San Francisco we know Sustainability is Important
We know how important it is to our San Francisco clients to buy premium hardwoods that have been sourced in a legal and ethical manner. It is one of our top priorities, which is why we have so many safeguards in place and offer FSC certified wood. All our hardwood is complies with the Lacey Act and follows all of IBAMA’s (Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources which in Portuguese is Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis) requirements and regulations. Each forestry concession has to a Sustainable Forest Management Plan (Plano de Manejo Florestal Sustentável – PMFS) as well as an Annual Operational Plan (Plano Operacional Anual – POA) and an Operating Authorization (Autorização de Exploração – AUTEX). It is important to us to protect the environment, wildlife, and forest communities, while supporting decent incomes and job stability for local communities and throughout the supply chain.
Contact Brazilian Lumber in San Francisco
Please contact us for all your decking and lumber needs. We are happy to share our beautiful selection of grade-A tropical hardwood and all other complementary decking products. Placing an order is very easy! Call (844) 224-8688 or email us sales@Brazilianlumber.com. You can also always shop directly from the website.
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