Press Area | 17.06.2021
The sun is coming out and we have only one desire in this difficult context: to enjoy our garden and our terrace!
But how can you take care of the planet while enjoying your beautiful terrace?
By opting for certified tropical wood!
Certified tropical wood has natural qualities that do not require any treatment to resist sun and weather.
Tropical timber is:
AND EFFICIENT Fair&Precious aims to encourage consumers to choose certified tropical wood when purchasing outdoor décor. This certification of wood has unparalleled technical, aesthetic and environmental qualities. Tropical woods have a unique natural durability, without the use of treatment products. Their hardness, strength and stability in a humid environment give tropical species exceptional technical qualities. Their colour, texture, grain and homogeneity give these species exceptional aesthetic qualities. Choosing certified tropical wood means investing in the future, in a sustainable habitat while acting in favour of the environment.
Using tropical wood to create a terrace is undoubtedly the perfect link between the interior of the home and the nature outside. This is because tropical wood is naturally resistant to wear and tear and to the elements. Most of them are also rot-proof, insensitive to frost, rain and insects, as well as to chlorine or sea water. In addition to their extreme resistance, these fine-grained woods, which do not splinter and do not heat up much in the sun, are ideal for walking barefoot on a terrace or beside a swimming pool. Aesthetically, tropical wood offers a wide range of species, appearances, graining and shades.
Tropical wood has a lifespan of several decades, thanks in part to its excellent dimensional stability. It does not require any chemical treatment and does not require much maintenance. These factors make tropical wood a very cost-effective material. To preserve its original natural appearance, tropical wood should only be maintained once or twice a year by brushing and, if necessary, applying a degreaser to instantly restore the wood's original colour, or a saturator to prolong its shine.
When buying tropical timber, consumers can send a strong signal against illegal logging and non-transparent distribution channels. To do this, it is necessary to ensure that it comes from responsible companies, certified by independent monitoring institutions and whose production routes can be traced precisely. This is the case of the companies that have joined Fair&Precious. They are locally committed to sustainable forest management, the preservation of biodiversity and the promotion of local jobs in the wood processing industry as well as social projects. The aim is to promote the use of an eco-responsible and efficient material. Anyone who supports these companies contributes to the preservation of the rainforest and the well-being of its inhabitants.