Timber Wood Advantages And Disadvantages: Pros And Cons



General Overview

The Timber wood commonly known as the lumber wood is mainly used in the structural process. North America is one of the prime distributors of timber wood throughout the world. The Timber wood is having insulating properties as well. Timber is non-toxic and it does not cause any harmful damage to the environment. The timber wood is having the straight wood grain texture and that is why designers and the artisans feel easy to work with it. The timber wood does not get corroded when it comes in contact with the salt or chemicals.

Timber Wood Advantages and Disadvantages

Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using Timber Wood:

Advantages/pros

  1. Elastic Material: If the timber wood is properly treated and is used in building the homes it can withstand any harsh climate and offers the natural warmth accordingly.
  2. Recycled: This type of wood renewable resource and that is why it can be recycled easily.
  3. Less Expensive: The Timber wood is less expensive than the rest of other solid hardwoods.
  4. Aesthetic: It adds more glam and charm to interior as well as to the exterior decor.

Disadvantages/Cons

  1. Shrinking: Absorbing the water is the natural ability of the timber wood and that can lead the shrinking and the swelling of the Timber wood. Because of this reason, it cannot be used in crafting the outdoor furnishing items.
  2. Discoloration: If the untreated timber wood is left in the direct sunlight for a long time it can lead to the dark colors on the timber wood.
  3. Mouldiness: If the untreated wood is installed and within few time timber planks can Mould naturally.
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