What’s the difference between MDF and particle board wood?

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What’s the difference between MDF and particle board wood?
By: EzySleep

If you are reading this blog, chances are that you have been looking for a way to improve the look and feel of your home. You may be considering replacing or refinishing some furniture in your living room, bedroom, or any other area in your house. One question many people ask when they're looking at options is: What's the difference between MDF and particle board wood? Well, let's find out!

1. Difference in appearance:


MDF is a smooth, solid surface that can be painted or stained to match your desired look. Particle board, on the other hand, is made of small pieces of wood shavings and chips put together, and has a more textured finish.

If you're looking for a high-quality finished product with a modern look, go with MDF. If you're looking for something more rustic or natural-looking, particle board may be a better fit.

2. Difference in strength:

MDF is a much more durable surface than particle board. The small particles that make up the material of particle board can be pulled apart and become loose over time, making your furniture vulnerable to scratches and other damage.

MDF has been known for its strength since it was introduced in the market as an alternative to plywood. It's very strong and doesn't warp or shrink, which makes it perfect for large-scale commercial use, such as building cabinets or countertops—or even home improvement projects like replacing kitchen floors! Particle boards became popular when they were manufactured with adhesives, so less skilled laborers could put them together without using nails and screws, but this actually damages the integrity of the product by adding weak spots where water can seep through over time.


3. Difference in lifespan


Products made out of MDF have the potential to last up to 10 years in proper condition. However, particle boards have a longer lifespan and can last for up to 25 years.

4. Difference in price

MDF is more expensive than particle board. This is because of the manufacturing process, as well as the higher quality and durability of the material.

If you're looking for a long-lasting, good-looking product that will withstand everyday wear and tear, go with MDF. If you're on a budget or are looking for something less high-end, particle board may be a better option. Now that you know the differences between these two materials, you can make an informed decision about what's best for your needs! If you are on the lookout for Canadian-made board beds, check out our range and place your order today!


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