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WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE ABOUT WOOD? A SUSTAINABLE, TIMELESS AND HIGH-QUALITY MATERIAL, WOOD CAN BE USED IN MANY DIFFERENT WAYS TO ELEVATE A HOME’S INTERIOR.
Take a look around you. Surely, there’s something around you that’s made from wood. Be it a table, the flooring, the doors or just wooden accessories, it would be near impossible not to have any wooden belongings lying around your space because of how functional, versatile and beautiful timber and its resulting wood products are. Timber has been used all throughout history, from the Stone Ages until today. The popularity of timber has not dipped throughout the ages because of its timeless quality. These days, timber products are also lauded for their sustainability factor. Wood is a natural and renewable material, and its carbon footprint is considerably lesser than other materials. Many wood lovers also say that the quality of wood may even improve as it ages. Plus, if you’re looking to refresh your timber products, you can always use a stain or polish for better upkeep. This durable and biodegradable material is certainly a long-lasting option.
Furthermore, the introduction of wood into a home establishes a unique warmth and a cosy feeling. For instance, wooden floors instantly make a space seem welcoming, while the integration of wooden furniture amplifies that emotion. In fact, studies have shown that being in contact with wood induces physiological relaxation. With wood, you can truly shift the ambience and mood of a home. There are many ways to incorporate timber products to your home. The floor is an obvious and beautiful avenue to start. Popular timber species used to manufacture Malaysian hardwood flooring include Balau, Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti, Kempas, Merbau, Red Balau, Rubberwood, Bintangor, Keranji, Merpauh, Sepetir, Mempisang and Nyatoh. Each wood has its unique properties, but they are all very versatile, making them very fitting for any colour palette and design scheme. Timber floors are not just beautiful and comfortable, they are also hard-wearing, resistant, and easy to maintain. Especially with Malaysia being a major producer of high-quality timber flooring, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular choice among homeowners.
Another great way to spruce up your home is through wooden furniture. Among the wide array of such furniture available in the market, one of the most popular categories is dining furniture. Perhaps due to the warm nature of wood, food can even taste better when eating on a wooden table. But another important reason, of course, is because of the premium quality of wood. Meals often cause messes, but wooden furniture is also a good option for those scenarios, as you barely need to worry about cleaning it all up, allowing you to keep your home in tip-top shape. Malaysia’s well-earned reputation as a top-quality furniture producer also means that other wooden furniture pieces such as cupboards, dressers, chairs, coffee tables and so much more are also recommended products for your home. Because of the variety of timber species as well as timber-based manufacturers in Malaysia, homeowners have the luxury of carefully picking out a wood and design that fits their vision the best. The Malaysian Timber Council with its role to promote the development and growth of the Malaysian timber industry has allowed Malaysian-made timber products to shine on the global marketplace. With the help of MTC, interested parties worldwide are able to recognize the top-notch timber products that proudly carry the term “Made in Malaysia.