Merbau Decking (Intsia palembanica) Trade name Kwila

Merbau grows in South-east Asia, the Philippines, Solomon Islands Fiji and Papua New Guinea. Merbau is a popular decking material with a consistent pale to dark reddish brown colour which turns a darker brown colour with ageing.

One of the most durable decking timbers with a Class 2 rating its highly resistant to decay when fully exposed to the elements. Merbau decking has high levels of natural oil, which aids its life expectancy of 25 – 50 years with proper maintenance.

In addition to timber decking and screens, Merbau can also be used in the construction of outdoor steps posts and balustrades with its high density it also carries a high fire rating.

Austin Developments is a full service install Supplier.
We only supply decking products that we install.

We are a preferred reseller of NewTechwood UltraShield composite decking, cladding and fencing products in Western Australia.

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What our clients say

It’s been a very positive experience.

Austin Developments did a large decking and Patio project at our place in Mosman Park. We haven’t done this type of thing before so they were very open to discuss different ideas and gave good insight based on previous projects they had completed. When the decking was constructed they were open to do little add-ons

Ian Foulsham

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