There are 3 main kinds of rattan that usually are used to weave furniture: bamboo rattan, white rattan and red rattan. Bamboo rattan is called Agate Rattan as well, which is regarded as “King of Rattan”. This is the best rattan and most expensive, which comes from Indonesia and Malaysia. As the quality of rattan is different, there are various rattan furniture as well. You will need to get some hints before you buy the rattan furniture that you are satisfied with.
How to buy rattan furniture:
How to buy Step 1: When you use and store the rattan furniture, please do not put to anywhere close to fire or hot place. Don’t leave under the sun for a long time.
How to buy Step 2: You can touch the furniture by both hands then shake gently to find out whether the frame is stable. Also touch with your hands on the surface to see whether it is smooth or not.
How to buy Step 3: Have a look at the furniture surface to check whether its glossy without any stain, or different colour also smell, or marks bitten by worm.
How to buy Step 4: Rattan furniture will need to check whether the quality is good then weaving craft. If there is wrinkle on the rattan, it shows that furniture is made of young rattan which has poor tender and easilly bent or etching.
How to buy Step 5: You can use wet soft cloth to clean the rattan furniture surface. Then for dust inside the gaps, you can use paint brush or vacuume to clear. But remember: Don’t use detergent that may spoil the detergent on furniture surface.
How to buy Step 6: Use slight salty water to clean the rattan furniture, which can clear dirt or keep it long term tendering, also to prevent cut-off and warms.