Teak is a hard wood. It is strong and durable, able to withstand both temperatures, hot and cold. Because it’s a popular choice for outdoor furniture, it means it can provide a lifetime span for indoor use. The elegant light colour and grain of teak makes it one of the most attractive woods. Outdoor teak furniture can be left to the elements and become an silver-grey colour, teak used for indoor purposes is usually oiled to retain its warm golden colour.