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Why using wooden furniture is a classy way forward

Every household no matter how big or small can only benefit from the comfort, style, finesse and longevity of quality wooden furniture. Think about the house you grew up in and chances are a fair few bits of furniture were made of wood. Bed frames, chest of drawers, cupboards or shelves – many of which are made from wood and the advantages are numerous – durability and finesse to name but a few.

Wooden furniture is no fad either. It’s been around for generations and can improve any small space with its classy appeal which doesn’t diminish over time.

So what are the top benefits of wooden furniture?

Strength

The number one benefit to wooden furniture is strength. Furniture built from hardwood such as shelves, tabletops, desktops and coffee tables won’t sag over time compared to other cheap materials. With strength comes durability and age-old furniture passed down from one generation to the next can be found in many homes up and down the land. Strong wooden furniture also keeps its beauty over time and should it be damaged, it’s easier to repair given you have the right tools.

It’s got the look

Wood can bring a charm and warmth to any dreary room. With such aesthetic allure, wood can also bring a feeling of the natural outdoor world inside your home. If you’re a city dweller living in a high rise apartment block, bringing some natural beauty into your home in the shape of an acacia bookcase or shabby shic dining table can certainly galvanise a sense of the natural world.

Sustainability

Purchasing wooden furniture which is responsibly sourced and certified is an excellent option for sustainability. The carbon footprint for the producing wood is much lower than that for processing other building materials.

When responsibly sourced and certified, wood represents an excellent option for sustainability, and is thus an ecologically sound way of furnishing a home.

Variety

Wood comes in all different colour ranges and with such subtle colour varieties between different grains and textures of different species, there’s a huge amount of choice so you can pick the right furnishing for your home. Wood always seems to blend in well in every setting whatever the style unlike other furniture materials.

Low maintenance and modifiable

Wood practically maintains itself save for a few surface wipes or wood cleaner on a regular basis. It’s also changeable over time if you wish to make modifications. Sanding, staining or painting a piece of wooden furniture means you can give it an extended second and third life if you wish giving it an entirely new look.

Added insulation

Decorating your home with wooden furniture means that you have taken decent care of the cold winter days and nights. The wood is a poor conductor of heat unlike metal making it appropriate for the insulation purposes. So wooden furniture heavy homes remain warmer in the cold season than homes with metal furniture.