Maples And Birch

Ipe (Tajibo) Wood Flooring

Ipe was previously popular as a wood option for outdoor deck work, Ipe / Tajibo wood flooring has also become a go-to option for refinishing floors in historic homes or consumer homes with a high human traffic volume.

If you prefer a wood finish to your flooring in lieu of carpeting, Ipe offers a great complement to your home. It will show little sign of use and provide permanent and stylish protection to your dwelling.

Ipe is also known as Lapacho and primarily found in Brazil and other parts of South America, the Ipe tree had become one of the more popular wood choices in modern home flooring.

Ipe is well known for impressive durability and possesses one of the highest overall rankings for hardwood flooring. Available to order as a solid structure only.

Maples & Birch ethically only sell Ipe / Tajibo that is milled from trees sourced from sustainable ethical farmed forests which are regulated by ethical environmental groups/bodies that govern the planets valuable environmental forests.

The overall toughness of Ipe / Tajibo has helped it find a home not just in the world of flooring, but for other more extreme uses such as railroad ties, harbour ties and outdoor decking as well as handles for kitchen and hardware tools.

Besides its structural integrity, this hardwood is perfect for resistance to moisture and pests.

As a species Lapacho / Ipe / Tajibo is less well known but is considered as potentially endangered ‘CITES 2’ allowing limited use under very strict licenses with a proven chain of custody. Maples & Birch strictly ensure that our suppliers adhere to this.

Maples and Birch, 29-30 Roman Way, Coleshill, West Midlands, B46 1HQ
0845 293 9374 | [email protected]

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