Which bed would be better, Solid Wood Bed or Engineered Wood Bed?

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Which bed would be better, Solid Wood Bed or Engineered Wood Bed?

Solid Wood Bed Vs. Engineered Wood Bed?

When you are going to buy a bed, you’ll be more happy that you had a good understanding of all bed options. First of all, we have to understand the difference between wooden beds Vs. Engineered wood beds.

Solid Wood Bed

Solid wood is one piece of hardwood from top to bottom. It comes in different thicknesses like .5, 1, 1.5 inches, etc. Solid wood types are Sheesham, Aakacia, Teak, Mango, etc.  If we get deep scratches or damages in the solid wood Beds. Then we have options to refinish & remove scratches, damages, and recolor it. After refinishing it, our solid wood bed looks like brand new. Solid wood always works as an investment, because its value always increases. After using a long time, If you are bored with your solid wood design. Then you can get a new design in your old solid wood furniture. Suppose If you want to resell your used solid wood furniture, you will get decent value, because it is long lasting.

Mostly, we use a bed for 8 hours at night and housewives also use 2-3 hours at day time. Most of that time we are sleeping. From ancient time Solid wood is mostly used to make furniture, but nowadays there is a shortage of solid wood, so there are developments of materials which is using as an alternative to solid wood is called engineered wood. The engineered wood bed does not have good strength so maximum couples face the bed’s harsh & irritating noise problem at night.

Sheesham Wood Bed with natural color gives a natural feel. Sheesham wood has strength, quality & durability. Nowadays seasoned & chemically treated Sheesham wood is available. In India, Soham Wood Craft, Gurgaon is a big manufacturer of Acacia & Sheesham Wood beds. Acacia wood is equally good as Sheesham. Acacia wood gives an average wooden & modern feel, but Sheesham wood gives a complete wooden feel.

Engineered Wood Bed

Some common Types of engineered woods are Plywood, Block Board, HDF, MDF, Particle Board. Particle board is a very cheap quality of Engineered Wood and Plywood is the Best quality of Engineered Wood. Particle Board is made by the dust of wood while Plywood is made by a combination of some dust of wood and some original wood in the form of layers. In India, a simple family commonly used plywood as engineered wood. MDF has been mostly using to make decorative jalis for home.

Conclusion, who is the winner Solid Wood Bed or Engineered Wood Bed?

In India, the Economically good family uses Wooden Beds, while economically average family uses plywood and block board beds. But experienced people of all group which is Economically good or economically average always use Solid wood Bed. If the budget is low then we use MDF as well as Particle Board. MDF & Particle Board Bed is very bad quality of engineered wood.

MDF & Particle Board Bed costs wise reasonable but every night while sleeping you feel that we had not to purchase a cheap quality bed. When you face bed’s harsh & irritating noise problem at night. If we are concerned about strength, quality & durability then Wooden Bed is Best & get 100/100 marks. While Plywood & block board Bed have some durability and get 40/100 marks, but other types of engineered wood are very bad in quality & get 20/100 marks. Except for the solid wood bed, you will face issues after the time being. When told to choose Bed, between Engineered Wood and Solid Wood Bed. Experienced people would surely choose the Solid Wood Bed heartily because it does not have the harsh & irritating noise problem at night.

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