Investing in Teak Furniture for your Garden

Investing in Teak Furniture for your Garden

Teak wood is extremely dense-grained and highly resistant to rot, warping, shrinkage, and swelling, and in my case the chewing of a Boxer puppy, making it perfect for outdoor garden and patio furniture.

The avenge life of outdoor teakwood patio furniture is approximately 75 years. This means that your children or grandchildren will be enjoying this furniture after you have past on. I am the proud owner of teak furniture, which belonged to my grandparents and has always been outside in the weather. My brother and I have estimated this furniture to be closer to 100 years old, and it is still in excellent condition. When you purchase real Teak garden furniture, you are investing in value. Teakwood is the perfect choice for outdoor furniture, for it will give you countless years of carefree enjoyment.

Teakwood is extremely dense-grained and highly resistant to rot, warping, shrinkage, and swelling, and in my case the chewing of a Boxer puppy, making it perfect for outdoor garden and patio furniture. History claims that some of the teakwood benches found in British public parks today came from recycled decking from old sailing ships, which makes the wood of these benches nearly a century old. When selecting the style of Teak furniture, choose carefully as it will probably become a family heirloom.

Teakwood is also the most simplest to care for, needing only an annual washing with mild warm soapy water. New teakwood will develop a beautiful patina of silver gray as it ages. You can leave teak in this natural state or, if you desire, sand and then rubbed it with Teak oil to restore the original honey color. Teak does not splinter, so that there is no risk of little ones picking up a splinter and the wood remains smooth to the touch forever. I am like many teakwood furniture owners and I leave my teak furniture outside year around, hosing it off occasionally to remove the pollen and dust that it has collected.

Todays teakwood is harvested from government plantations in Indonesia that replant as they harvest the tress, making teakwood ecologically friendly as well. Teak furniture is usually made with all mortise and tendon joinery, resulting solid and durable pieces of furniture. Some manufacturers will also use solid brass castings, screws, and bolts as reinforcements in the construction. This solid brass hardware never rusts, even when left outside in any weather conditions.

You can purchase teak wood furniture in many timeless and classic styles. If you are looking for a dining table and matching chairs, a single garden bench, steamer chairs, chaise lounges, Adirondack chairs, or any of the other form of Teak furniture, you can be assured that what ever you purchase your teak furniture will last.

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