Teak Wood Furniture

Whether you’re considering revamping your outdoor area or just looking to restyle your current furniture, teak is the right way to go. The reason is that teak is valuable both for its elegance and its durability. Beyond its beauty, it also possesses some natural properties that other woods don't have. Teak wood furniture has a distinguished look by nature. It doesn’t require any polish or wax to enhance its appearance. This makes it appropriate for both indoor and outdoor decor.

Like all things that have passed the test of endurance, reclaimed teak that has been toughened over decades is one of the popular sustainable materials for design. This hardwood appeals to most buyers who look for home décor options. Old teak is what is used to make furniture because the older they are, the stronger they stand. The rubber and oils in this wood can retain themselves even when the wood is processed for furniture. It also shows strong resistance against rot, decay damage or infestation from pests and termites. Whilst outdoor teak furniture can be left to the elements and become an elegant silver-grey colour, teak used for indoor purposes is often oiled to retain its warm golden colour. Its strength is a real plus-point for furniture designers, who can produce a range of pieces that may not be viable using other, softer woods, which often means that you have a wider range of choice in teak furniture than in many other kinds of wood.

Bangalore Hunts holds an array of reclaimed teak wood furniture ranging from cabinets, console tables, and chairs to mirrors and wall accents. You can check out the collection here.

Patio furniture made from teak is also in great demand because of its strength, sturdiness and durability to withstand the test of weather and time. Although teak is expensive, you can take the money you would have spent on annual waterproofing and apply it to buying outdoor teak furniture. Since teak is also an extremely durable and strong wood, a teak patio set owner can expect his or her purchase to last for many years. In recent anthropology research, it was found that in caves in Western India, objects made from teak more than 2,000 years ago have been found intact -- astonishing for untreated, uncared-for wood. This also offsets the initial costs of teak, especially once you consider furniture replacement costs. Teak makes for beautiful distressed finished furniture too since it weathers beautifully over time. You can check out the collection of distressed-finish furniture here.

If you have a stipulated budget in mind, teak furniture might not be your immediate option. The main reason behind the price factor is the declining availability of this natural resource. All this has forced prices to increase dramatically over years. It is undoubtedly stylish, luxurious and long-lasting, and if you do decide to take the plunge, there’s not much you’ll have to do - except sit back and enjoy it.