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The fallacy of solid wood furniture

Many consumers believe that solid wood furniture should have absolutely NO peculiar smell. Since there is no need to use glue and the paint content is very low, it should be an environmentally friendly product, but this is not the case.

In fact, the so-called environmentally friendly furniture does not mean that the product contains NO formaldehyde or benzene, but its content is within the formaldehyde safety standard. Therefore, even real solid wood furniture cannot achieve “zero formaldehyde”. The test report of the solid wood furniture obtained by the merchant can only prove that the formaldehyde emission concentration of this furniture in a certain space has reached the standard within a certain period of time. When the space remains the same, the amount of furniture is constantly increasing, and when the sealed time increases, indoor formaldehyde increases, indoor air pollution, and decoration pollution will inevitably occur in the room.

Is solid wood furniture really “solid wood”?

The solid wood furniture is mainly made of wood tenon frame structure, and the furniture made of solid wood is called solid wood furniture. As long as the main structure of the furniture uses solid wood, and the door panels and side panels do not use solid wood, it can also be called solid wood furniture. Due to the use of composite panels, such furniture will contain a certain degree of formaldehyde or benzene, and some of the fake and inferior panel-laminated furniture will inevitably exceed the standard formaldehyde, and there is NO doubt about the harm to the human body. Furniture made of the same log and sawn timber is called all solid wood furniture; solid wood furniture refers to furniture made from a mixture of solid wood and wood-based panels, that is, particleboard or medium-density fiberboard with thin wood veneer for side panels, top, bottom, and partitions; Solid wood noodle furniture refers to furniture made from logs and sawn timber on exposed parts such as furniture doors and noodles.

And how do consumers identify whether solid wood furniture truly meets environmental protection standards? Some odors are inevitably incidental to paint, adhesives, etc., which can be eliminated by opening the cabinet door for a period of time after returning home. However, once the formaldehyde exceeds the standard, it may cause harm to the human body. Therefore, removal of formaldehyde has become an inevitable choice for many renovation families.

When all the furnishings are set, it is recommended that consumers should obtain a professional formaldehyde testing company to conduct formaldehyde testing. If result is found to exceed the standard, a professional formaldehyde removal service is required. Because health is the most important thing, for the sake of health, pay attention to all details when renovating, and try to minimize the pollution of indoor renovation to ensure the health of the family.