Teak is recognized for its durability and stability, the timber is immense stable, has a high oil content that works as built-in natural water repellent and is therefore virtually immune to rotting, fungi and harsh chemicals. teak is one of the few timbers that can withstand the heat of the desert and will not readily catch fire.
High resistance to decay. High resistance to carpenter ants and termites. High resistance to checking and splitting. High resistance to splintering.
Good natural color. Good weathered color. Good color with age. Good strength. Natural decay resistance. Natural oils that repel water. Easy maintenance.