Knock on Wood

April 25th, 2017

When it comes to furnishing a small office then you might decide that wooden furniture is a better option than laminate and steel. Most people like the look of wood and when they see it in an office it gives that company an aura of permanence.

If you are buying wooden furniture then there are two things that you need to bear in mnd at the outset. You will want to know the strength and expected durability of the furniture that you are buying. The strength and workmanship of a particular object will have an impact on the price but you should weigh that against the length of time the furniture is likely to last.

Genuine hardwood furniture is often the most expensive but it is also designed to last longer than furniture made from wood veneer or MDF. Although wooden furniture is generally more expensive than the more common laminate and steel, not only does it last longer, it also gives visitors the impression of professionalism. Wooden furniture should have a smooth finish that can be kept up with the occasional coating with furniture oil, although this is not necessary with most modern designs.

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Last Modified / Updated on: March 16, 2017 at 9:44 am

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