Is It Really Teak Wood? Caveat Emptor! (Part Two)
Article by: Michael Ochoa
This article contains a plethora of information , The Right Bathroom Accessories Will Make Your Bathroom Unfor and would be
difficult to take in all at once. For that reason, I have broken
this article into two parts.
"Caveat Emptor" is Latin for "Let the buyer beware".
We all want to pay as little as possible for the most product , How To Choose A Freezer For Home we
can buy. The challenge we have is to pay enough attention to
what it is we are actually purchasing so as not to become let
down later when we find out we did not really get what we
thought we would be getting.
When it comes to outdoor furniture, , About Boxwoods Teak wood , Minimizing Runoff and Erosion Along Your Lakeshore, Stream or
River Property is still the
standard that all other woods , How To Choose A Freezer For Home are compared to. Because it is in
such high demand, consumers want to purchase this best quality
product , Part II: What are the most popular floorplan features? or something even better, for less money. If marketers
can help the buyer to perceive they are getting something better
for less money the buyer tends to jump on it. And therein lies
the problem: Perception. There is outdoor , Take years of dirt off tiles wood furniture , The Right Bathroom Accessories Will Make Your Bathroom Unfor being
advertised as teak like, better than teak, or stronger than teak
for a fraction of the cost. When you look further into the
advertisements, you find the product , Minimizing Runoff and Erosion Along Your Lakeshore, Stream or
River Property to be made of woods , Down and Dirty Real World Clean Sweep for Work at Home Wome like
Shorea or Eucalyptus. But is this wood , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape. as good as or better than
teak? Does this wood , Enjoying holiday poinsettias year-round, indoors and out
weather the elements year in and year out
like Teak? Do you do very little to maintain it like you do
Teak? It sure sounds like it could be worth it, don't it?
Shorea wood. , Teak Garden Furniture - A Lasting Value
Here is how Wikipedia defines Shorea wood: Shorea is a genus of
360 species of mainly rainforest trees , The Nigra Arborvitae Grows Well In Doylestown Pa. in the family
Dipterocarpaceae. They are native to Southeast Asia, from
Northern India to Malesia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
There are marketers that are marketing Shorea wood , Down and Dirty Real World Clean Sweep for Work at Home Wome as being
closely related cousins to Teak. Teak is Tectona Grandis: It is
a genus of tropical , Minimizing Runoff and Erosion Along Your Lakeshore, Stream or
River Property hardwood trees , Press Release
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say they are closely related is kind of like saying all spruces
are evergreens but not all evergreens are spruces. It doesn't
make sense. And because there are more than 360 species of trees
, Plan for Winter Plantings that make up Shorea, some being good and some being not so good,
which type are you really getting that "good deal" on?
Here are some common names being used by marketers to be "like
Teak", but are really Shorea:
Balau. This is a heavy hardwood. It comes from up to 15
different species of Shorea genus.
Almon. Also known as white , How to Grow Healthy Food luan. This wood , Florida Isn't Just For Tourists comes from up to 5
different species of Shorea genus.
White , Fruits and Juices Important for Relieving Hemorrhoids - Part Meranti. This is a light , Florida Isn't Just For Tourists hardwood. It comes from up to 8
different species of Shorea genus.
Dark Red Meranti. This is also a light , Bluebirds hardwood. It comes from
up to 11 different species of Shorea genus.
Yellow Meranti. This is also a light , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape. hardwood. It comes from up
to 5 different species of Shorea genus.
We can go on and on. After all, there are up to 360 different
species of Shorea genus to go through. These are beautiful woods
, Wall Oven - A Necessity For The Disabled that can be used for indoor furniture , How To Prune Roses as well as decorative
artifacts, doors, , The Cranberry Viburnum Will Thrive In Doylestown Pa drawers, joints and even outdoor furniture. , Heating a New Addition
But let us not be confused: they are not Teak wood. , Remodeling Tips Should You Do The Remodeling Yourself? And the fact
that marketers are trying to pass them off as Teak tells us
squarely: Teak is still the best. Teak is still the wood , The American Arborvitae Grows well in Troy Pa. that
all others try to compare to.
There are over 300 species of Eucalyptus genus. This is a very
fine wood , Driveway Cracking? How To Concrete Resurface Quickly and Easily that has been put to many good uses through the years
from windbreaks, to fuel, to building , Down and Dirty Real World Clean Sweep for Work at Home Wome supplies, to food , Flower Delivery through the Internet sources
in some countries. It is cautioned that this wood , Carbon Monoxide in the Home needs to be
season , About Boxwoods ed properly prior to manufacturing otherwise it will
split, crack and chip. Since it holds such a heavy volume of
water , Take years of dirt off tiles in order to sustain its very fast growth, it is reported
to shrink as much as 34% when kiln dried.
In doing research on Eucalyptus, here is what one company had to
say: "When finished with a high quality penetrating oil, mixed
with the stain of your choice, Eucalyptus takes on a teak-like
appearance. To maintain a new look, the buyer will need to
occasionally clean and reseal the furniture. , Teak Garden - A Lasting Value This furniture , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape. can
be painted as well". Teak once again is being used as the
When you are shopping for outdoor furniture , Press Release
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you know what type of wood , Part II: What are the most popular floorplan features? it is that you are purchasing. Don't
be fooled. Read the fine print. Thinking your purchase is Teak
wood , How To Prune Roses because you want the beauty of Teak, the ability for your
furniture , Part II: What are the most popular floorplan features? to weather , Bluebirds the elements including termites, beetles,
fungus, and wood , Native Trees and Plants For Lehigh County, PA rot, you could be sorely disappointed. In order
to maintain sales volume, manufactures and marketers are
offering alternative wood , Flower Delivery through the Internet outdoor furniture , Is There a Fungus Among Us? to the consumers as
prices for Teak are steep and supply is limited. Although these
listed woods , Installing Drywall: Mudding And Taping look beautiful , About Boxwoods and may hold up for a short period
of time, they do not have the staying power , Carbon Monoxide in the Home of Teak wood , Flower Delivery through the Internet outdoor
furniture , Lawn Maintenance in Fall .
Knowledge is power. , Finding The Right Replacement Windows Remember, Caveat Emptor: Let the buyer
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