To begin with, we note that not all furniture that looks like wicker is a natural rattan or vine. In Europe, for example, luxury furniture for the garden is made of artificial rattan. Artificial wicker furniture is made of synthetic fiber imitating weaving. Such furniture is weatherproof, it can be on the street all year round without any special care. At least that’s what European brand manufacturers say.
Collections of artificial wicker furniture are developed by designers and may reflect the latest trends in interior fashion. The drawback, in fact, is one, it is not a natural material. The feeling of plastic will always be different than that of furniture made from natural materials.
Natural rattan furniture, as a rule, is made in the countries of Southeast Asia, where the rattan itself come Continue reading
Solid wood furniture is a trend of the new era, but today it’s not just a fashion statement for everything natural, biologically pure. This is a new lifestyle. Following the Europeans, who prefer to live surrounded by natural rather than synthetic materials, we also begin to pay more attention to the ecology of their home.
Let’s open the “secret.” The main drawback of chipboard furniture is that it is “phonite”, that is, it emits volatile toxic substances, which in a closed room (room) easily takes on concentrated forms. In the language of ecologists, this is called exceeding the maximum permissible concentrations of pollutants.
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Interior products from natural solid wood are beautiful, environmentally friendly and, with proper protective treatment, have been serving their owners for decades. The operation of countertops depends on the right coating, proper care of furniture, well-chosen wood. To extend the service life even more is quite realistic if you know how to care for a wooden countertop.
Of all the existing types of coating of wood surfaces, the most practical are varnish or oil. Both types of treatment have a protective function and at the same time create a certain aesthetic effect. The choice of coating to a certain extent depends on the operating conditions and taste preferences of the owner.
Giving preference to wood in the interior of the house, you should determine the breed and design features of the material. Basically, countertops are made of solid wood, which is sawn into slabs, boards or lamellas. Continue reading