Furniture is essential if you are to convert your house into a home. Thus, the first thing most homeowners will do when moving into their first house is dash to the retail store to purchase different pieces that would enhance the comfort in their residence. However, one thing you quickly notice when buying retail furniture is that you would have to base your decisions on what would be able to fit into your home rather than simply being guided by styles and designs that you are attracted to.
- Teak is both extremely popular and quite rare. Combining an intense interest in teak furniture, flooring, and other furnishing with the fact that there isn't much teak out there has naturally led some manufacturers to use some shortcuts. One of the most common methods is to use teak veneer. Though veneer can be used to create truly beautiful pieces of furniture, it is more commonly used as a cost-cutting method. A thin layer of teak will be fitted over another wood in order to create furniture that is often marketed as 'teak'.