Timber & Melamine, Let's talk about it!

Archer Care can offer a wide load of different options of timber types to suit the style and atmosphere of each retirement, healthcare, and aged care facility to lift the look of private rooms and social spaces.

Let’s break down materials: Timber & Melamine in order to understand what will fit best in your space for both long-lasting and durability purposes.


Timber furniture offers a variety of benefits to its users:

Durability: Timber is strong and sturdy material making it highly durable, and therefore, it is a cost-effective long-term investment.

Sustainability: Timber furniture is also highly sustainable, as most furniture is made of wood that leaves a warm organic feel to any room.

Versatility: Timber can be crafted into various styles and designs, ranging from classic to modern, making it suitable for any chosen theme or traditional setting preference

Easy Maintenance: Timber furniture is relatively easy to clean and maintain. Regular dusting and occasional polishing or oiling can keep it looking fresh and vibrant.

Unique Character: Each piece of timber furniture has its distinct characteristics, such as variations in grain patterns and knots, giving it a unique and individual charm and this adds to its timelessness.

Overall, timber furniture is a great option for those looking for extra durability, organic timelessness, and sustainable furniture that is easy to clean and maintain.

Our Top Timber Picks: 


Swedia 2-Seater Lounge Chair

Teak is the hardest, most durable and strongest of the hardwoods, making it the perfect material for outdoor furniture that lasts. With a simple, effective design and the option of your own choice of timber stain, these attractive and comfortable chairs are a great way to enhance your outdoor dining space and attract more customers through your doors.


Petra Maple Arm Chair

The Petra Maple Arm Chair is a refined and modern designer style, with a combination of subtle curves and sleek angles, it will add a touch of class and sophistication to any space with its hard-wearing 2-pack lacquer finish on leg and choice of stain colour.


Stem Oval Table - Twin Pedestal

Constructed from either solid timber Oak, Ash or Beech or an Optional top in Melamine, Stone or Solid timber, the twin Pedestal features a combination of metal and timber for a stylish, modern and durable table. The Stem will enhance and modernise any dining or cafe areas in Retirement and Apartments.

So what about Melamine?


Melamine furniture is a popular choice for aged care and office use due to its many benefits. Some of the benefits of melamine furniture include:

Durability: Melamine furniture is extremely durable and can withstand wear and tear better than many other materials. It is resistant to scratches, stains, and heat, making it ideal for use in healthcare spaces.

Easy to clean: As it can be wiped down with a damp cloth or mild cleaner, making it an excellent choice for all healthcare environments.

Affordability: Melamine furniture is one of the most affordable options on the market. It is an excellent choice for businesses on a budget who still want stylish and durable furniture.

Versatility: Melamine comes in a wide range of styles, colours, and designs, making it easy to find the perfect piece to match your decor. It can also be easily customized to fit your specific needs.

Overall, melamine furniture is a great option for those looking for durable, affordable, and stylish furniture that is easy to clean and maintain.

Our Top Melamine Picks:


 Denby 3 Drawer Bedside

The Denby 3 Drawer Bedside is a functional and timeless design from High quality 18mm Tawa melamine construction with 2mm PVC edge band. With many features including rounded corners on edges for safety, optional locks on drawers and wipeable, white drawer interiors. 


Team Flip Table

Simple mechanism, nesting, and movable, they help people come together and move around. Commercial-grade 25mm construction finished in melamine with 2mm PVC edge and 70mm locking castors large wheels,  make these tables easy to move. Team Flip tables give you the kind of flexibility business, conference or education workspaces demand.



Cashmere Plus 2 Door Wardrobe

The Cashmere range of Bedroom furniture is a classic and functional range with many features you can customise to create your own unique furniture to suit your requirements and decor. Its high-quality 18mm Melamine with 2mm PVC edge band, White wipeable interior, 3 drawers on the left-hand side at the base, hangar rail inside on the right-hand side and lastly various cubbyhole storage spaces inside are perfect for any bedroom environment. 

Timber & Melamine 

Both Timber and Melamine furniture come with their benefits that are unique to each individual piece. Archer Care takes pride in knowing all of our furniture is of durability and high quality, but after reading this, which material will you choose for your next order? Timber, Melamine, or both?Timber image