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Tough Decks is gearing up for Auckland Home Show 2023

The Auckland Home Show is an annual show that brings together homeowners, renovators, and industry experts, offering a platform to explore innovative products, trends, and solutions for home and garden. After enduring numerous cancellations due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, this year's show promises to be a celebration of recovery and renewal.Sharing Stand 25 with Beanz Lifestyle, Tough Decks is bringing along our range of hardwood decking timber with some excellent Show Special prices. With ...

August 10, 2023

Stonewood (Angelim Pedra) Hardwood Timber: An Overview of a Sustainable and Durable Wood Species

Stonewood is a hardwood species native to the Amazon rainforest and other parts of South America. It belongs to the Leguminosae family and is commonly known as "Angelim Pedra" or "Brazilian Ironwood." This timber species is renowned for its natural durability, dense grain, and striking golden to reddish-brown color, which adds warmth and elegance to any space....

June 12, 2023

Why choose Purpleheart Hardwood Decking timber over Kwila?

Purpleheart and Kwila Hardwood Decking timber are popular choices for due to their durability and attractive appearance. While both have their merits, here are some reasons why Purpleheart decking timber should be considered over Kwila:...

June 1, 2023

Hardwood Decking Timber vs Pine Decking

When considering what decking timber to use you firstly need to consider the true costs. Typically a completed deck cost between $360-450 per square meter, 50% is labour, 25% for foundation materials (including framing, concrete, screws and other hardware) The remaining 25% is the decking timber itself.So when it comes to choosing between hardwood decking timber and pine decking, there are several other factors to consider....

May 18, 2023

5 Reasons to Build a Deck Using Red Cumaru Timber

Is it time to finally build the deck of your dreams? If so, Mount Maunganui’s hardwood decking supplier Tough Decks is here to help. Today, we’re doing a deep dive into Brazilian Teak (aka Red Cumaru) – the decking timber known for its strength, longevity, and elegance.Here’s five reasons to build your dream deck out of Red Cumaru.1. You want a timber deck with a long lifeBrazilian Teak timber is an incredibly strong and durable wood, making it an excellent choice for outdoor projects li...

January 16, 2023

Tis the Season for Purpleheart Decking

Purpleheart is a beautiful, dense, and durable hardwood from South America. While it’s been used in NZ for years, only recently has it become one of the most popular choices for everything from hardwood decking to pergolas, bridges to waterfront developments. It’s so popular, in fact, that the team at Mt Maunganui’s Tough Decks is deeming this season ‘Purpleheart Time.’ Here’s why it might be time for you to jump on the Purpleheart bandwagon. Why homeowners are falling in love with P...

December 5, 2022

Six Reasons to Choose Garapa Timber for Your Deck

Garapa decking is beautiful As a homeowner you want your deck to look good, and Garapa is a showstopper. Garapa decking is often chosen for its stunning golden-brown colour, lending richness and depth to your deck. Without a stain, Garapa will darken when exposed to UV light and eventually weather into an attractive silvery gray. Or you can choose from a variety of stains to hold onto that gorgeous golden hue.  You want a durable deck While beauty is important, you also want a deck that is ...

November 3, 2022

Hardwood vs Composite Decking

Wood is a renewable resource that sequesters (removes) carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as the tree grows and locks it away until the wood decays or is burned. Wood can last many years but it does weather and requires periodic application of stains and sealers.  When a wood deck is demolished and removed the material can be reused, burned as firewood (unless it is pressure treated wood!), and composted in municipal composting facilities that chip it and turn it into soil....

October 10, 2022

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