[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][headings alignment=”” heading=”BOARD WORKS”]There are many types of boards and they are most commonly;

  • MDF (Medium density fiber)
  • Particle board/ chip board
  • Block board
  • PVC foam board

All these boards are used in assembling cabinets though they all have different characteristics therefore are specifically designed for special appliaction. Many parameters influence or inform our choices of board to be used and some areas don’t need any of the boards but rather a much stronger material. Whereas all boards work well for closets and wardrobes, PVC foam board and glazed block boards are most ideal for kitchen cabinets. Since they are costly, a client will be held in between using hardwood and these glazed block boards[/headings][singleheading heading=”FAQs”][vc_toggle title=”What is the best and durable board to use yet cost effective?”]Our advice to this is to mix up boards in order to affordably achieve durability and this is by using block boards for the interior boxing and applying MDF for the shuttering. Alternatively by using a wooden sink box at the sink area since it is the most prone to damage caused by poor plumbing and moisture issues. The other cost effective means though outdated and compromises on the general outlook of the kitchen is by casting slabs for the lower kitchen cabinets. It’s quite durable.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do you increase on the life span/ durability of board cabinets?”]By not using them completely or by using durable boards like the block boards or PVC foam board. Particle boards and MDF are the cheapest forms of boards and hence are most prone to moisture damage. If u have used or are to use them ensure a professional- job like perfectly sealing the edges with moisture resistant paint or water proof resins.

PVC-Edge banding is another application that ensures durability of the cabinets and also gives them a touch of authenticity and a bold look for their functionality. OLDVOI applies edge-banding to help furniture have a complete look and properly blend the joints and edges for a fitting piece of furniture.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do u choose the best board type and colour for new apartment?”]This is a question of interior designing whereas many carry a natural gift in choosing colours especially the female gender. A proper choice of board to blend in other interior deco choices is ideal for a complete interior job. MDF is increasingly being used across board largely because of its cost benefit and attractive look. The trick is in a professional application of the board. Oldvoi Uganda limited blends these boards to ensure durability and cost reduction.

Oldvoi Uganda limited uses environmental friendly boards sourced from reliable suppliers. Whereas some paints when applied to MDF have damaging effects as may contain toxic and harmful gases, oldvoi only uses MDF grades of E1 or E0.Oldvoi uses moisture and termite resistant boards which are longer lasting and safe to use in the homes.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][headings alignment=”” heading=”WOOD WORKS”][/headings][singleheading heading=”FAQs”][vc_toggle title=”CARPENTRY AND JOINERY”]To choose between hardwood and boards for interior cabinets? There are vast experiences that inform our choices of materials to be used in the cabinets and they range from cost, durability, availability, recommendations and attractiveness. Ours will be based on professional point of view and the choice is for the client to make. Largely these choices should be made in conformity to the purpose of these cabinets. The intended use of the cabinets should inform the choice of material used for example if they are kitchen cabinets moisture resistant material should be used and lies in block boards, hardwood and PVC form boards. It is also wise to consider the general outlook of the entire cabinets. The surface of the cabinets determine their attractiveness and resistance to certain conditions.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Solid wood.”]There are a variety of solid woods available to make kitchen and closet cabinets and they range from mahogany, mugavu, musambya teak (Elgon and Sudan teak) mkarate and many others each with its specific pros and cons. Mahogany is by far the most common type used. It is nontoxic, readily available and can be finished in several shades to suit your interior touch. A wooden kitchen or cabinet can last for such a long time and also it’s easy to maintain as the same cabinet can be renewed through a new coat of stain and vanish from an expert.

Depending on the type of wood some timber tends to warp, crack or shrink and therefore it requires seasoning either naturally or scientifically to ensure durability of the cabinets.

Mahogany is one of the best timber in Uganda. Its beautiful grains, rich colour and descent outlook make mahogany the best choice of timber for furniture and interior fixtures. It’s also less pone deformations and good for making numerous small and big pieces of furniture.[/vc_toggle][vc_raw_html]JTVCcGhvdG8tZ2FsbGVyeSUyMGlkJTNEJTIyOTUzMSUyMiU1RA==[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row]