Teak is one of the most favorable wooden furniture materials because it is very durable, strong, and easy maintenance. People can have elegant and strong characteristic teak furniture in their home for various concepts such as traditional home and contemporary home. Teak is most wanted furniture in many countries, giving the best quality, not only the furnishing but the material itself is high quality. it can be made into various furniture with various carving.
How to Choose
How to choose teak furniture can be hard especially when people do not have knowledge about teak. But, there are some tips to guide people choosing the best quality teak furniture. The first thing to see is its finishing. When the finishing is good, it is most possible that the teak quality is good. But when they need the finishing or the surface is not good like rough, not neat, or fury, the teak quality is low. But people cannot rely on finishing and surface only.
There is furniture which uses teak only in its surface but use t-blocks or plywood on the back and below. People need to check it and if it is invisible they need to knock the furniture and listen to the sound resulted. T-blocks and plywood will give higher sound. Good teak is the one which is old enough so there is not white part, the color existing while the teak is still young. White part is often consumed by termite. Good teak also does not have “hole” which is a form of branch.
How to Maintain
How to maintain teak furniture is easy. People only need to clean it with teak oil or pledge. Both products are available. Cleaning with one of them needs to be done twice a year. For daily cleaning, wet rag is enough to use. If the furniture has complex carvings brush is very helpful.
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