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Antique Wood Finishing History

The History of Antique Wood Finishing Techniques

February 7, 2018

The types of wood finishes we have today come from centuries of artisans and craftsmen perfecting natural wood finishing techniques. When we uncover beautiful antique wooden furniture, it’s easy to find the skill of the maker in the workmanship, but the finish is often faded due to age and other factors. Early antique wood finishes,…

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Antique Furniture Care

A Guide to Caring for Your Antique Furniture

January 30, 2018

If you own antique furniture, you know your pieces need more attention and care than your average furniture. The best way to care for your antique furniture and ensure that it stays safe is through planned preservation. By caring for your antique wood furniture before problems arise, you’ll save on refinishing and repair costs and…

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Smoke Damaged Cabinets

Should I Repair or Replace Smoke Damaged Kitchen Cabinets?

January 15, 2018

If you’ve been the victim of a home fire, your smoke damaged kitchen cabinets might not be the first thing on your mind after you’re safe and sound. However, even a small kitchen fire can cause a significant amount of smoke damage to your kitchen cabinets. After you’ve sorted everything out, should you repair and…

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Identify Antique Furniture

How to Identify Antique Furniture

November 28, 2017

You’ve just uncovered some furniture from the attic or been gifted some pieces from a relative’s will. Maybe you’ve even picked up a beautiful wood table or set of chairs from a yard sale or flea market. How can you identify an antique piece of furniture to find out if it is a treasure or…

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Conference Table Refinishing

Is it Time to Invest in Conference Table Refinishing?

November 21, 2017

If you have conference tables that need refinishing, avoid DIY and consider a professional furniture restoration company. A beautiful conference table makes a difference in your business, whether it’s your first impression to a new client, or for daily meeting usage. Take care of your conference table with refinishing, repairs to any damage, refreshing the…

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Refurbish Furniture for Holidays

How to Refurbish Your Furniture for the Holidays

November 13, 2017

With the fall and winter holidays coming up fast, you’re probably thinking about how to refurbish your furniture before your family comes into town. Instead of buying new pieces for your home, you can save by refurbishing furniture and making it look new. Brighten up the most-used pieces in your home, like your dining table,…

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Furniture Upholstery History

A History of Furniture Upholstery

November 8, 2017

Today, we interact with so much upholstered furniture, it’s difficult to imagine home life without it. Upholstered couches, armchairs, and beds help you relax at home after a long day at work. While textiles have been around for centuries, modern upholstery is a relatively new invention. It wasn’t until the 17th century that the Upholsterer’s…

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Pet Damage on Furniture

How to Fix Pet Odor & Damage on Furniture

November 1, 2017

Pets are an important part of the family, but like babies, they can make a mess, destroying furniture with their teeth and claws. Puppies and kittens often don’t know better and may vomit or relieve themselves on your furniture, causing untold damage to your beloved pieces. But no matter what Fido or Kitty do to…

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Cleaning Wood Furniture

Tips for Cleaning Wood Furniture

October 25, 2017

Whether you just bought some brand-new wooden furniture or you have antiques that have been in your family for generations, cleaning is essential to preserving wood furniture. There are countless diverse ways to finish wood, including painting, staining, varnishing, and even leaving it unsealed. While different types and finishes of wood require specific ways of…

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Damaged Furniture

Furniture Damage: 3 Ways it Happens and How to Fix It

October 18, 2017

Furniture Damage Happens All the Time No matter how hard you try to keep your living and dining room furniture pristine and damage-free, it’s almost impossible to avoid scratches, tears, and water stains. Furniture damage can come from many sources: your pet chews some wood or has an accident, your kids are overenthusiastic with crayons,…

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