What is 1×6 Max Ipe Decking?
1×6 Max Ipe decking is a great option to create a stronger and more affordable decking. It offers 10-15% savings when compared with 5/4×6 thickness decking and is also stronger and thicker than standard 1×6 decking. 1×6 Max is also more resistant to cupping and more stable than 1×6 standard. The extra thickness of 1×6 Max will give you deck a longer life than if you built with thinner decking. The thickness is a Net 21mm or approximately 0.826″ thick.
|1×6||0.750 inches||$3.70 linear foot|
|1×6 Max||0.826 inches||$3.95 linear foot|
|5/4x6||1.000 inches||$4.89 linear foot|
As you can see above, this is a great value. For not much more cost, you get a thicker, stronger, and longer lasting decking option. It is a great balance of cost and longevity that could be just right for your next deck installation.