Supplied by Rare Woods SA

An attractive outdoor deck can significantly enhance the appeal (and value) of a property, whilst providing a serene and natural backdrop to the typical South African outdoor ‘braai-and-pool’ lifestyle.

Image by Rare Woods SA

Image by Rare Woods SA

Rare Woods SA carries a wide variety of different decking timbers, pre-manufactured and ready to install.

Included in their huge range are the three most popular hardwood choices of Balau, Garapa and Massaranduba. In addition to this they also have a number of options which they consider to be better value or stronger performers – including Purpleheart, Jatoba and Ipe, the world-recognised ‘best in class’ for hardwood decking.

Other excellent, but less commonly used options, include Siberian Larch, Australian Jarrah and Thermally-treated Ash.

To complete any outdoor hardwood needs, Rare Woods also offers a variety of durable structural timbers for pergolas and decking sub-structures. This inventory includes Garapa, Massaranduba and Balau to match the decking boards. Other popular choices include Thermally-treated pine, Meranti, Iroko, Afrormosia and Western Red Cedar.

With Rare Woods’s welcoming showrooms and depth of inventory, the owner / builder / architect is sure to find something to fit any style and budget. The company holds significant stocks in Cape Town and Knysna, and ships nationwide. They also regularly serve export customers in Mauritius, Seychelles, Namibia and Botswana.