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Is Painting Teak Garden Furniture a Good Idea?

Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2020 under Teak Advice, Teak furniture care
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After many years, you may find that your teak garden furniture will become a silver-grey colour, as opposed to the golden brown finish when you made a purchase. This leaves many people pondering whether to paint teak garden furniture, but is this really a good idea?

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How to Get Rid of Wasps in the Garden

Posted by admin on Mar 18, 2019 under Teak Advice
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We all know how much mayhem wasps brings in the garden – particularly when dining outside – but this problem can be increased when you have teak garden furniture. Teak garden sets and oil can be problematic outdoors, as wasps nibble away at the wood leaving patches over the table and chairs. Therefore, you may be thinking, how to get rid of wasps in the garden to stop them from damaging the outdoor furniture?

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What are the Top 4 Teak Wood Properties?

Posted by admin on Dec 18, 2018 under Teak Advice

Teak wood is a tropical hardwood tree species, which means it is highly water-resistant, durable and tough against pests, diseases and rot. Therefore, understandably, teak wood is expensive as it is proven to last – this is why it is often used for outdoor furniture and boats. However, despite this, teak garden furniture is definitely one of the best value for money, unlike other types of furniture on the market. As a result, it is best to have an understanding of what you are buying, and the different teak wood properties, before you make a purchase to avoid being ripped off.

But, how can you tell if wood is teak? Read on to find out the top four properties of teak wood to help you expertly identify real teak wood furniture.

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