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A Teak Chair For Extra Seating





Sometimes you need extra seating, but you donít want every inch of your house crammed with furniture. A stackable or folding teak chair can provide extra seating without costing you that open space in your living room or dining room. Holidays often present opportunities for family and friends to gather. In many homes, loved ones share a meal, and the regular seating isnít enough to go around. Stackable or folding chairs store easily out of the way. Instead of cold metal, teak chairs shine with a warm golden or brighter yellow color. Assess the arrangement of furniture, appliances, closets, and other belongings in your home. Note any unused space that could house a teak chair or two.

Stackable and folding chairs each have unique advantages. You could store a whole set of stackable chairs in one space, if you have enough room. To determine if the unused space is large enough, you must first discover the measurements of the teak chair. If you plan to buy a set of chairs, add a few inches to the measurement of each side to account for the extra width the chair legs will add when several have been stacked on top of each other. Compare the measurements of the chairs and the empty space in your home.

Folding chairs are helpful if extra space is extremely difficult for you to carve out. One chair requires minimum space, so you could store each chair separately, if necessary. Walk through each room in your house or apartment. Make a list of any unused spaces. If you wish, measure these spaces and write the measurements on your list, too. Check for spaces such as between the refrigerator and the wall, under a bed or couch, in the back of a coat closet, and so forth. Compare the measurements of these spaces with the measurements of the chair in its folded position. Remember to check not only the length and width of the chair, but also the thickness. Rule out any spots that are too small. Note the number of chairs that each unused spot can hold.

Teak is an Asian hardwood of a beautiful yellow or golden color. It produces natural oils that keep the wood strong throughout years of use, even when not chemically treated or finished. Therefore, natural teak keeps toxic chemicals out of your home. The natural oils also protect the wood from rot and insect damage. As a result, you can use the same teak chair inside or outside without applying any sealants or varnishes. A teak chair provides solid seating with all the beauty of natural wood.

Teak has been a prized material for building ships, over the span of decades. You can find teak in everything from cruise ships and yachts to aircraft carriers and work boats. Teak decks are popular because they withstand weathering without splitting or warping. Plus, teak does not become very slippery when wet because of its high silica content. The woodís history and performance demonstrate that teak wood products are a good investment.

Extra seating no longer needs to be a problem in your house. Next time guests drop in, you can pull out a stackable or folding teak chair.
About Author Rachel Dawson :

Rachel Dawson is a freelance writer who adores maintenance-free furniture. She writes about the advantages of a teak chair and a simple life for <a href="http://www.instylepatio.com" target="_blank">http://www.instylepatio.com</a>.


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