Do you sell other kinds of outdoor furniture other than teak? No. We are singularly focused on premium outdoor teak furniture and strive to be the best in that market. We do not sell wicker, poly-resin, aluminum, steel or any other outdoor furniture.
Can you give us some shopping tips? Can do. We’ve covered what to look for a few times in our blogs. Check these out for some more information to make your shopping trip successful. https://www.atlantateak.com/tips-preparing-shop-outdoor-teak-furniture/ https://www.atlantateak.com/distinguish-quality-outdoor-teak-furniture/ https://www.atlantateak.com/where-to-find-the-best-teak-furniture-georgia/
Is teak furniture environmentally friendly? But, of course. Teak furniture is 100% natural. Also, premium, grade A teak furniture does not require any chemicals, sealants, etc that can harm the environment. Unlike other outdoor furniture products, teak is biodegradable and can be recycled. Metal, plastic, polywood products will only fill up the landfills. Additionally, Atlanta
I don’t see exactly what I want on your website. Can you help me? Yes. Since we are the only company in the U.S. that partners with our factory, we inventory everything we sell. We try to have the most popular items in stock all the time. However, we can’t carry every possible variation of
What manufacturing and production issues should a customer look for in premium outdoor teak furniture? There are several things that you should look for in the best teak furniture: Mortise and tenon joinery. The main joints should be mortise and tenon. Avoid any products that use nails or brads. Premium furniture will not use these.
Ok, dark color is the best. Any other tips for identifying the best outdoor teak furniture? In addition to the dark color, look for the lack of knots in the wood. Knots are on the outside of the tree near the sapwood. The heartwood of the teak tree will have very few knots or imperfections.
Why is some teak furniture darker than others in the showroom? Again, the higher oil content, grade A, 40 year old teakwood will be darker than younger trees, sapwood and lower oil content raw materials. So, the darker honey brown color, the better. Premium outdoor teak furniture made from this quality raw material should last
What are the different grades of teak wood? Grade A teak wood comes from the heartwood, or the center of the tree. The center of the tree is denser and has a higher oil content then the outer part of the tree – the sapwood. Premium outdoor teak furniture made with Grade A teak will
Why is the age of the tree important? The older the tree, the denser the wood and the higher the natural oil content will be. A 40 year old teak tree has more than double the natural oil content versus a 20 year old tree. Atlanta Teak Furniture’s partner factory uses only trees that are
Why is country of origin important? Teak wood is indigenous to Thailand, Burma and parts of India and native to the soil there. It is not native to Indonesia and China which is where a majority of the mass produced teak furniture products in the U.S. market are from. Thai Teak is denser and has