Composite Wood Advantages: Pros & ConsHome» C» Composite Wood AdvantagesModified on 8/1/2019 Advantages And Disadvantages Of Composite WoodAdvantages/ProsAesthetics: The composite wood is having a rich grain pattern and is available in market in a variety of colors like spicy red, earth tone, pristine greys, etc. This type of wood provides a natural feel. Durability: This type of wood has a long lasting durability. It is resistant to scratches, stain, and mold. This wood does not crack, rot, or twist. It is insect-proof and thus is comfortable and safe to use for those areas where pets and children’s are found. Low-maintenance: The maintenance of the composite wood is easy. There is no need to sand or paint the wood. This wood is simply cleaned with the help of water and soap. Sustainability: This wood does not have any harm impact on the environment and thus is environment friendly. Disadvantages/ConsWeight: The weight of the composite wood is heavier as compared to other type of woods. So handling the composite wood is little difficult. Sunlight And UV Rays: When the composite wood products are exposed to sunlight, the UV rays fades the color of the furniture product. Cost: The composite wood is much expensive as compared to other wood material. Appearance: The appearance of most of the composite wood products look unnatural.