Home and garden bamboo furniture sets are fantastic alternatives to trees and plastic. They provide a feeling of warmth and comfort that synthetic products do not give.
In fact, the demand for bamboo furniture sets and other home furnishing pieces is growing as many people are looking for eco-friendly alternatives to tree and plastic options.
What’s more, the bamboo home furniture is strong and durable, ideal for both indoors and outdoors.
So, what are some common bamboo furniture for home and garden? Here we take a look at 10 common indoor and outdoor furniture and where you can get them.
Bamboo garden furniture for patio and balcony
Bamboo plants are tough raw materials for making furniture. Aside from the fine finishes applied to protect the garden and home bamboo furniture, they have natural antibacterial properties that protect them.
Bamboo fibre, like other raw materials, is not durable. But its natural durability and toughness are further enhanced during the manufacturing process through the application of finishes.
Furthermore, the laminated bamboo strips are stronger than a single oak timber, for example. This means that the garden bamboo furniture is stronger, tougher and more durable.
They are ideal for outdoor spaces like the patio or balcony. Here are some examples of bamboo outdoor garden furniture:
- 1) Bamboo outdoor lanterns
- 2) Bamboo outdoor chairs
- 3) Bamboo outdoor sofa
- 4) Bamboo outdoor furniture set
- 5) Bamboo lounge
UK seller: Garden Furniture Centre
Bamboo furniture sets for indoors
Bamboo furniture sets for the outdoors are also growing in popularity due to the fact that they are durable and strong. What’s more, they will last for years with minimal maintenance.
Bamboos are highly sustainable raw materials for making furniture sets such as the Vintage bamboo furniture set and Bamboo dining table sets.
The bamboo furniture adds style and comfort to indoor rooms such as the dining room. They are also great storage furniture for bathrooms. Bamboo bedframes are also an ideal choice for modern bedrooms.
Bamboo home furniture
- 1) Vintage bamboo furniture set
- 2) Bamboo dining table set
- 3) Bamboo bedside table
- 4) Bamboo bed frame
- 5) Bamboo bathmat
UK seller: The Great Furniture Trading Company
Home office bamboo furniture
- 1) Bamboo Desktop Monitor Riser
- 2) Bamboo Desk Organiser
- 3) Bamboo Ladders Bookcase
- 4) Bamboo Stacking Tray
- 5) Bamboo Expandable Drawer
UK seller: Ryman
Why bamboo furniture?
Bamboo is the giant of grass plants and tends to grow very quickly. It grows faster than trees and many other natural plants which are highly sustainable.
In addition, there are other reasons why bamboo furniture sets are great additions to your home and garden collections.
Tough and durable
Bamboo furniture can withstand the weather and everyday use. Its natural hardiness and tolerance to high humidity mean that furniture made from bamboo is tough.
These properties of bamboo make them an ideal choice for outdoor furniture.
Flexible and bendable
They are flexible and bendable. For this reason, bamboo is used to produce stunning furniture with curves that are hard to achieve with other wooden raw materials.
Home and furniture designers can create products from bamboo which are unique and stunning like the Bamboo bed frame and outdoor lanterns.
Strong and heavy
Bamboo strength to weight ratio is similar to oak or other hardwoods. However, bamboo splits when laminated to form a formidable layer. As such, bamboo furniture is reasonably stronger and heavier than those made from hardwood timbers.
They are firm on the ground and will not wobble as other furniture do. One example of a product that is strong and heavy is the bamboo outdoor furniture set.
Nice and smooth
Bamboo plants grow straight and produce a fine grain. For this reason, bamboo furniture has a nice and soft appearance.
What to know about bamboo furniture?
Giant timber bamboos
There are different types of bamboo plants. The most common ones used for making furniture are the giant timber bamboo. They are cut, split cleaned and dried.
After that, the splits are tidied into fine strands and laminated to bamboo beams, panels, ply, veneer, lumber, etc.
Though natural bamboo furniture is tough and durable, exposure to outdoor conditions can damage them. So, protect them by using some sort of cover or storing them indoors.
Bamboo indoor and outdoor furniture will require occasional dusting and maintenance. The indoor bamboo furniture will require a cleaning with a wet cloth to clean the dust and cobwebs.
Whereas, the outdoor ones will definitely require occasional vanishing to make them look beautiful again.
Before buying, it is important to think about where you will keep the furniture during the winter or when they are not in use. There is no need to worry if you are going to place them in a designated area outdoor.
But then, it is better to provide some sort of cover to protect them from the weather when you are not using them.
You can read more about the latest developments in bamboo furniture on Garden Bamboo Blog.
Bamboo furniture sets are adorable. The furniture sets are durable, strong and stylish.
They provide a feeling of warmth and comfort that synthetic products do not give. Above all, bamboos are sustainable materials and Earth-friendly.