No need for wood or steel supporting structures. Tiles are supported at each corner with adjustable height pedestals, or for low height applications, can also be elevated off the surface with fixed height rubber support pads.
Structural wood tiles can be used to create elevated decks over most hard surfaces – rooftops, courtyards, terraces, pool surrounds, patios etc. for both residential and commercial applications.
The prefabricated panels are constructed with 13/16″ wood slats screwed to three solid wood support battens with stainless steel screws, creating a tile with outstanding strength, durability and resistance to flexing.
We currently offer structural wood deck tiles in two wood species:
Ipe – sourced from Bolivia
Tiles are manufactured in Bolivia in sizes 24” x 24” and 24” x 48” (nom.)
Black Locust – sourced from the USA and listed by the Rainforest Alliance as one of the most preferred alternatives to tropical hardwoods for outdoor applications.
Both wood species feature excellent durability and stability. In accordance with normal industry practice, our Ipe wood tiles are supplied with waxed ends to reduce the possibility of end cracking. Under some circumstances, the wax can ‘bleed’ slightly, resulting in a temporary difference in wood color where the wax has bled. Over time, this color difference will normally disappear.
See our installation guidelines for further explanation of this issue.