The Common Veneer Mistakes to Avoid

by Greenlam Laminates Home Improvement
There are many common as well as un-common mistakes most homeowners make when choosing between different types of wood veneers. These can crop up anytime from the purchase of wood veneer till the home interior decoration phase. 

Let us now have a look at some common mistakes you must avoid when purchasing veneers for your home. This will assure you peace of mind and also save your money and time.

The Samples:
The wood veneer samples that are shown to you are often taken from previous inventories. So, there might be chances that the veneer you wish to purchase might not look exactly like the samples. Request the seller to show you a sample of the veneer you wish to purchase.

The Color Variation:
Wood veneer comes in various colors. Despite choosing mahogany, you may find a difference in the shades of the veneers, especially when you buy in bulk. You can maintain a good color consistency when you purchase veneers made from the same wood log. You can choose the wood species that are produced from the large logs as it ensures grain match too.

The Bifurcation:
If you are on a tight budget, you can choose a low grade veneer for areas like the back of a cupboard, cabinet undersides or on shelves. Use high quality veneer for those parts that come in your line of vision.

Buy Extra: 

Most of us always go by the measurements when we go to purchase veneer. It is always good to buy an extra sheet as it can come in handy when redoing mistakes or for cut-offs. By doing so, you can make sure that the outcome is visually pleasing. 

Take Advice: 

When you are not sure about variety of veneers or the surfacing material you should choose, it always helps to talk to a veneer professional for an advice. Your best source of information is the veneer manufacturer itself as you will get the right advice and recommendation about the different types of exotic wood veneers. 

Be Specific About Quality: 

When you are planning to buy veneers, you need to be specific about the wood quality, the color, the cut, and grain matching. You need to describe what you need, in detail to ensure that your order is to your liking. You can check and compare the quality of veneers from the samples you collect from the suppliers, before you place an order.

Gain Knowledge: 

If you are embarking on a DIY project, it is important that you familiarize yourself with wood veneers before you start working with it. You can talk to the seller to understand which type of veneer will be suitable for your project.

Remember that choosing wood veneer is not an easy task. A number of questions can crop up in your mind at any point of time and hence, you need to choose a trusted manufacturer and supplier who can provide you the needed assistance.

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