Do you want to redecorate and customize your furniture? Or do you want new furniture altogether?
Well, fibre boards are an answer to both of these questions. In this article, we will be discussing Fibre boards and fibre cementing as ways to customize your house in a better way. First off, let us see what fibre boards are and why they are beneficial.
What are fibre boards?
Fibre boards are wooden wall boards that are made with a variety of materials like sawdust, plant and wood fibres, wooden chips, etc. These eco-friendly boards are economically viable and add an amazing look to your furniture.
Although they have been used for a long time, it is now that designers and builders are understanding the other benefits of using Fibre boards.
There are 3 types of fibre boards:
- Particle boards
- Medium-density fibre boards. [Most commonly used in furniture]
What are the advantages of fibre boards?
Fibre boards have been here a long time and are now being used in a wide range of furniture ranging from beds to cabinets. Here are some reasons why using fibre boards can be a good choice:
- Cost-effective and accessible:
Fibre boards are an economically feasible option. Since these boards are made from recycled materials, they do not cost a lot. You can get these boards in any furniture workshop or retail store near you.
- Easy designing:
If you want to use fibre boards but want to customize them a little bit, you can easily attach laminates to make them look like veneers. These boards can also be painted easily since the surface is smooth and does not contain any knots. Hence, giving it the look of smooth wood becomes convenient.
- No grain issues:
Since these boards are not natural materials but recycled, they can be drilled into or cut without too much damage or dust flying around. Hence making it an even better option to replace wood.
- Excellent build:
With perfect density and stiffness, fibre boards have amazing strength. These boards are a great choice when it comes to replacing wood with another strong material.
Now that we have taken a look at fibre boards, let us get into the other type of boards. The next section is about Cement boards and their benefits.
What is fibre cementing?
Fibre cementing is a process of making boards out of cellulose fibres, cement, and sand. These boards give a great look to any furniture and can also be used with plywood.
Here are a few advantages of using fibre cementing:
- Highly resistant to all damages:
The biggest issues when it comes to furniture are catching fire, rotting because of water, or bugs eating away at it. However, since these boards involve cement, they are highly resistant to any of these issues since they are not made of wood.
- Weather resistant:
These types of boards are resistant to extreme weather since they can easily absorb moisture and dry quickly. They are also not damaged by any leaks or continuous water flow.
- Great replacement for wood:
These boards enable you to completely replace wood and use an eco-friendly option to decorate your house and make your furniture. You can easily paint them, they have an amazing woody texture and provide the same look as wood due to the fibres present. Hence, you can have furniture that looks like it is made of wood without even using wood!
- Facilitate versatile styling:
Fibre cement boards have such a look that most people like to use them independently. However, even if you want to use them for cladding or customizing, you can easily do that! These boards are highly versatile in usage and will give more than what you expected in terms of looks and quality as well.
These were the types and benefits of using fibre boards and fibre cementing to decorate your house. You can buy these boards in any furniture shop near you. They also do not cost a lot! You can now decorate your house by using materials that look so beautiful and have such a texture, you almost forget they are not made out of any wood!