What are the advantages and disadvantages of solid wood furniture

Solid wood furniture are generous and beautiful. Many consumers like themvery much. What are the advantages and disadvantages of solid wood furniture?

Advantage: The advantage of solid wood furniture is that it uses natural wood, which makes it more natural, durable and environmental friendly. First of all, the materials of solid wood furniture are natural, environment-friendly and pollution-free. This healthy wood color has a natural and original aesthetic feeling, offering a comfortable and fresh feeling. Generally, the materials of solid wood furniture include ash, elm, teak, walnut, mahogany, maple, etc. Secondly, solid wood furniture has generous lines, which are commonly used in Japanese style, American style and Chinese style. In addition, durability is also one of the advantages of solid wood furniture. This is because the wood with long service life is generally selected when making solid wood furniture. In addition, in order to prolong the life of solid wood furniture, the surface of solid wood furniture will be coated with a layer of varnish, which has high resistance to insect decay, friction and collision.

The main disadvantage of solid wood furniture is that it is easy to deform and difficult to maintain. For example,direct sunlight must be avoided, ambient temperaturet can’t be too cold or too hot, and too dry and humid environment is not suitable for solid wood furniture; If you do not pay attention when using, frequent switching of the air conditioner will cause excessive temperature and humidity changes, even qualified solid wood furniture will deform and crack. No matter what wood is used and how exquisite the workmanship is, it is difficult to avoid these problems.In addition, solid wood furnitureis relatively thick and solid, which is not easy to move. In the production process, most solid wood furniture is assembled with tenon and mortise structures and adhesives. The finished furniture cannot be disassembled, so special attention should be paid to the handling process.

Quality life starts from the maintenance of solid wood doors

The maintenance of solid wood doors has always been our concern all the time, but many people are doing interior decoration for the first time. They don’t have many experiences in the maintenance of solid wood doors. Let's learn how to maintain solid wood doors for “longer service life”!


The maintenance of solid wood doors

1.When removing the stain on the surface of solid wood door, use soft cotton cloth to wipe, while hard cloth is easy to scratch the surface. If the stain is too heavy, please use a neutral detergent toothpaste or a special cleaning agent for furniture. After removing the stain, dry wipe it. Never wash it with water.

2.Please note that the rag soaked with neutral reagent or water can’t be put on the surface of solid wood door for a long time, otherwise it will damage the surface and cause discoloration or peeling of surface finishing materials.

3.Don’t rub the corners of solid wood doors too much, otherwise the painton corner will fall off

4.Note that the solid wood door shall not be invaded by strong acid or alkali chemicals, otherwise the paint may fall off or even the wood may rot.

5.Due to the drying shrinkage and swelling characteristics of wood, it is a normal natural phenomenon if there is slight cracking or shrinkage in the case of large difference in temperature and humidity, and this phenomenon will disappear naturally with seasonal changes.

6.In order to maintain the bright color of solid wood doors, they should be regularly waxed for maintenance.


Precautions for use of solid wood doors

Before installation, solid wood doors that need to be repaired due to size measurement error or slight cracking, shrinkage, deformation and other problems during use must be handled or agreed by the dealer, otherwise the dealer and the manufacturer of solid wood doors will not afford any warranty responsibility.

In order to prevent the door from hitting the wall when openin the door, it is recommended to install the door stopper under the back of the door in time, do not hang heavy objects on the door or let children hang on the door to play, so as not to shorten the service life; When opening and closing the door, do not use too much force or open the door at an big angle. This will not only damage the solid wood door, but also hurt people in serious cases.

Do not open and close the door with excessive force, and do not expose doors to direct sunlight for a long time, which will cause discoloration, aging or peeling of the paint; When the solid wood door is splashed with water, please clean it with a clean cloth to avoid partial expansion. Do not apply too much force when clearning and avoid scratching the paint.

It is not suitable to be in the semi open status for a long time as the hinge is easy to loose due to its influence on the stress.


Of course, we also need to pay more attention to the material of solid wood doors. Generally, wood has the characteristics of wet expansion and dry shrinkage. Therefore, in summer when there are more rainy seasons, solid wood doors will deform due to the increase of air humidity. In winter, because the air is relatively dry, it is likely to crack. Especially in the rainy season in the south, it is relatively difficult to maintain solid wood doors. If the change is serious, we can plant plants indoors to balance the interior dryness, or adjust the interior humidity through desiccants.

Therefore, when we maintain solid wood doors, we should not only pay attention to the usual cleaning work, but also the possible impact on the shape of our solid wood doors by of weather changes.

Post time: Dec-12-2022