Furniture made from teak wood originated in England, where it has been in use for over a hundred years. The best quality of teak wood is its durability. The wood’s natural oil makes it so durable that it is used to build ships, boats, yachts and homes. Teak wood is an ideal choice of material for outdoor furniture such as patio furniture, which requires resistance to all kinds of weather elements may it be sun, rain or snow.
Not only can teak wood patio furniture withstand harsh weather condtions but it is also extremely tough against woodrot and insect damage. Teak wood will not crack or splinter and will stay smooth for decades.
Teak wood pato furniture is extremely low-maintenance. You can leave teak wood patio furniture outdoors and you do not have to treat, finish or paint them to maintain their look. Your teak wood patio furniture will not warp, which means they keep their form throughout the years.
Teak wood, which is yellow to deep brown in color, has a natural luxurious quality that makes any furniture stylish. Additionally, teak wood patio furniture weathers beautifully to a silver grey color making them more beautiful as they age. Although not necessary, some people occasionally apply teak oil or cleaner to teak patio furniture to enhance its beauty or restore color.
Complete your patio set-up with a a variety of teak wood patio furniture such as teak tables, garden benches, dining chairs, folding chairs, bar chairs, bar carts, lounges, porch swings and many more. Most teak wood patio furniture have classic and simple designs, which means they will never go out of style.
Teak wood patio furniture can be hand-made or machine made. Some would need assembly when you buy them and are delivered fully-assembled. You can go online or to your local home furnishing store to find the perfect teak wood furniture for your patio. Be on the lookout for special offers and end of season sales.
However, before you make a purchase, there are important environmental considerations. Many teak forests are endangered and harvesting from these forests are illegal. Always make sure to buy teak wood patio furniture that is manufactured from teak trees grown in sustainable teak plantations. These plantations should be regulated by the government.
Teak wood patio furniture is long-lasting, elegant and timeless. It is an investment that you and your family can enjoy from generation to generation.