Spotted Gum Decking Timber

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Elevate Your Outdoor Space with Spotted Gum Decking

Corymbia maculata, most commonly known as Spotted Gum, is a premium Australian hardwood renowned for its versatility, quality and stunning appearance. It is used across a number of applications from structural beams and decking to furniture and flooring, making it a highly sought-after choice for both residential and commercial projects alike.

At Gowan Lea Timbers, we take pride in offering a versatile selection of Spotted Gum decking timber products. Sourced sustainably and harvested from responsibly managed forests, our Spotted Gum timber products guarantee not only lasting durability but also uphold environmental sustainability principles, ensuring a greener future for generations to come.

Ready to elevate your outdoor space with the beauty and durability of Spotted Gum decking? Contact us today to explore our range and start your decking project with Gowan Lea Timbers.

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Why Spotted Gum Decking?

Whether you’re building a brand new deck, renovating your existing patio, or undertaking a commercial building project, Spotted Gum offers unmatched durability and aesthetic appeal to elevate any space!

      • • Versatility: Spotted Gum decking is a favoured choice for many projects due to its ease of workability. Whether it’s machine worked, hand-cut, or carved, Spotted Gum offers exceptional flexibility, making it the perfect choice for any decking project.
      • Aesthetic Appeal: Spotted Gum timber boasts an attractive range of colours. From shades of pale greys to deep dark browns, this diverse colour palette allows for easy integration into a variety of design styles, ensuring that your decking complements your outdoor space beautifully. 
      • Weathering Potential: Spotted Gum timber can also be weathered to achieve an aged and unique appearance. This weathering process enhances the natural beauty of the timber, adding charm and character to your decking while ensuring its longevity.

Experience the unmatched benefits of Spotted Gum decking for yourself. Get started with Gowan Lea Timbers today!

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Where Quality Meets Durability

Choosing the right timber for your project can be a daunting task. With over 25 years of experience, Gowan Lea Timbers brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise allowing us to offer expert advice and personalised service.

Whether you are starting on a residential renovation or managing a large-scale commercial project, Gowan Lea Timbers is here to assist you every step of the way! Contact us today to discuss your timber needs and discover how we can help bring your vision to life with quality timber solutions tailored to your needs!

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The Benefits Of Spotted Gum Decking Timber

Why Spotted Gum Timber Decking?

Strength and Durability

With a Class 1 rating for above-ground and Class 2 for in-ground contact, Spotted Gum Timber is renowned for its exceptional strength and durability. This makes is great for decking, ensuring that your decking will stand the test of time even in the most challenging conditions.

Rot And Termite Resistant:

Spotted Gum timber boasts natural resistance to rot and termites, making it an excellent option for building in areas prone to termites. This inherent resistance eliminates the need for additional termite treatments, providing peace of mind and long-term durability for your decking project!

Natural Fire Resistance:

For an extra layer of safety and protection, Spotted Gum timber offers natural fire resistance, making it suitable for use in bushfire-prone areas with Bushfire Attack Levels of 12.5, 19, and 29. 

Low Risk of Staining or Leaching:

Thanks to its lower tannin content, Spotted Gum timber has a lower risk of staining or leaching, ensuring that your decking maintains its gorgeous appearance for years to come. This feature makes Spotted Gum an ideal choice for outdoor applications where aesthetics and longevity are crucial.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Spotted gum timber can be used for a range of applications, including:

  • Decking
  • Railings
  • Poles and posts
  • Landscaping
  • Flooring
  • Outdoor framing
  • Wall cladding

Spotted gum timber can be finished in a number of ways, depending on the application and appearance. This includes paints, polishes, stains and oils. For outdoor uses such as patios and decking, spotted gum timber is best treated with a decking oil, as this can prevent moisture absorption, swelling, warping and splitting. 

This will depend on how you want your timber to look. For a more worn-in finish it is best to leave the timber exposed to the elements for a few weeks. will also allow any excess tannins and natural oils to be released. Once it has reached a level of weathering you are happy with, you can wash and dry the timber before applying an oil of your choice. 

If you prefer a richer, fresher finish, it is best to coat and oil before or immediately after installation. 

Spotted Gum timber features a spectrum of colours, ranging from pale greys off-white to rich, dark browns. The heartwood of Spotted Gum tends to be darker brows, whereas the sapwood is whiter. These colours can be further enhanced with oils and stains. 

Yes,  our timber is sourced sustainably. We prioritise the use of responsibly managed forests and engage with suppliers who adhere to sustainable forestry practices.

By doing so, we ensure that our timber products meet environmental standards, minimise negative impacts on ecosystems, and support the long-term health of forests. Rest assured, we are committed to providing sustainable timber supplies to our customers. 

When deciding between traditional timber and composite timber for your project, several factors come into play. Traditional timber offers a natural and authentic aesthetic, while composite timber provides enhanced durability and resistance to environmental elements.

Consider your project’s specific requirements, such as desired appearance, maintenance needs, longevity, and budget, to make the best choice. We can assist you in evaluating these factors to determine which option suits your project best. 

Choosing the right timber for your project involves a number of considerations. Start by assessing the project’s location, climate conditions, and intended use of the timber.

Factors like strength, durability, resistance to pests and decay, and maintenance requirements should also be considered.

Our experienced team can guide you through the timber selection process, considering your project’s specific needs, and recommend the most suitable timber options available. 

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