Ipe FAQs - Page
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Is Ipe lumber expensive?
Ipe lumber is more expensive than pressure treated but
Ipe lumber is less expensive than premium cedar. For
an accurate estimation of the cost of an Ipe deck (labor
and materials) see the Virginia Decking Deck
Building Cost Calculator. If you have your Ipe material
list and want competive quotes from several Ipe suppliers,
we can publish your solicitation
Is there any way I can get a discount on Ipe...
or is there a way to save money on an Ipe deck?
Absolutely! We have two ways to save BIG time on an Ipe deck.
One huge way to save money is by you buying the Ipe materials
directly and then using the "We
Frame - U Finish" service. This way you do not allow the contractor
to "mark up" the Ipe deck materials. This service
gives you a $30,000 Ipe deck for $15,000!
See the letter from Chris
Cain to verify this rather bold statement. And the 2nd way to save
is really big, too.
So are you going to tell me or do I have to threaten you? What is the
We actually offer a way for Ipe suppliers to compete
for your Ipe order. We publish your Ipe
solicitation on my website and email our nationwide network of Ipe
suppliers to bid on your Ipe order. Every week
my website visitors save literally 1000s of dollars on discounted Ipe.
It's very cool.
You mean like lendingtree.com gets banks competing for my loan?
hardwood suppliers compete, you win!"
Can anyone use this service and get competitive Ipe bids from several
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