An oak is a tree in the genus Quercus of the beech family, Fagaceae. An oak wood is used for restoration, building oak structures, wooden structures, conservatories, garages, etc.
Some of the benefits of using oak wood in construction are –
Oak being a hardwood is extremely durable, and due to its toughness and durability, it is an extremely prevalent wood for home furnishings.
Oak is a good option for a floor covering, as it does not chip easily, and has an extremely extended life. The durability of oak together with its timelessness results it in never going out of style. The grain pattern of the wood gives the home a comfortable and relaxed feeling. Moreover, after long-long time when it feels getting old, you can just sand it and refinish, and it looks new again.
Oak is one of the most environmentally friendly woods available. It needs no industrial recycling or chemical treatment, the process of oak wood production is unusually straightforward, while the slabs of oak timber can also be recycled and reused.
Other than its strength, oak has numerous natural qualities, which make it useful in interior environments. It is high content of tannin, which provides the wood an enormous resistance to pests and fungi, at the same time; it is impermeability to water, which makes it much more appropriate for boatbuilding than other hardwoods. As it is water resilient, applying a varnish or clear finish aids make the wood resistant to stain, fading or cracking owing to dryness.