Commonly known as Sydney Blue Gum, this beautiful red timber has a fantastic grain. It is also easy to work, dress and fix. It responds well to most finishes and takes a good polish, making it popular for decorative applications where moderate durability is required.

Decking & Screening

Hardwood Decking and Screening to enhance your home, office or retail property

Hardwood decking is a fantastic product that will add beauty and practicality to your property. Hardwood decking timber is durable, attractive and flexible. As well as being ideal for decks, decking boards can be used for fencing, screening, gates and seating.

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Our decking timber is kiln-dried to ensure a long life even in Australia’s harsh weather conditions. Once worn, it can easily be refinished and returned to its former glory. We have popular choices like Blackbutt decking, Spotted Gum decking and Ironbark decking plus many more. There’s no doubt that hardwood decking is the perfect choice to enhance any home.

Sizes, Lengths Available

Coffs Harbour Hardwoods decking comes in the following widths and thickness:

• 65×19 Pencil Round
• 85×19 Pencil Round
• 135×19 Pencil Round

Note that lengths are random and range from 1.8m up to 6m.
Grades: Standard & Better

Standard & Better – This grade shows a minimal number of features and gives you a modern, clean look and feel.

Bushfire Zones – IMPORTANT! Note that you must choose particular hardwood species if you live in a bushfire zone. The following are the only timbers that comply with BAL 29 requirements. For areas that are BAL 19 and below then species with a dry density greater than 750 kgs/m3 are suitable.

Red Ironbark
River Red Gum
Silvertop Ash
Spotted Gum

More information can be found in this Bushfire Bulletin PDF.

Taking care of your deck after installation

After installation of your timber deck, it’s important to take care of it and keep it preserved for many years to come. After all, it’s a valuable asset and should be kept beautiful. Over time if you don’t seal your deck the surfaces will be exposed to the damaging effects of rain and sun. This will cause cracking, fading, splitting, cupping, and warping. To prevent this happening, talk to your installer about the best course of action or call 02 6649 2006 and one of our friendly advisors will help you out.

All our premium timber decking is available wholesale, retail and direct to the public. Contact us here for more details.

Coffs Harbour Hardwoods can deliver your timber within the Coffs Coast area. Our trucks are equipped with a crane to unload our beautiful, natural hardwood.

If you would like your timber delivered, we do have to limit where we can deliver due to safety concerns. Please communicate any difficulty with tight roads, steep hills and changes in usual conditions due to inclement weather to our sales team when ordering to enable your timber to be delivered in a careful and safe manner.

Delivery is to kerbside only.

For our wholesale market we can arrange transport interstate where required.

When building in bushfire prone areas it is important to follow the correct guidelines and design methods. A range of prevention strategies has been developed, aimed at diminishing the risk of ember, radiant heat and even flame damage. The Standard sets guidelines for assessing which of six bushfire attack levels (BAL) a site falls into (BAL: LOW, 12.5,19, 29, 40 and FZ) and then specifies additional construction requirements for houses in the more bushfire-prone areas. The goal is to reduce the risk of fire and ember penetration. Fortunately, Australia has several high-density timbers that provide inherent natural bushfire resistance. The seven bushfire-resisting timbers specified in the AS 3959-2009 are tough, dense hardwoods that performed well in extensive fire testing.

These species may be used up to and including a BAL 29 rating.
Blackbutt, Merbau, Red Ironbark, River Red Gum, Silvertop Ash, Spotted Gum, Turpentine.

Other species that we offer may be used up to BAL 19 but please consult with professional advice before selecting the species you wish to use in your locality.

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