Category Fine Furniture

10 Easy Things You Can Do to Maintain Your Wooden Furniture

Wooden furniture is not only very comfortable, but it looks great in any household. However, they are also somewhat easier to damage than their plastic or metal counterparts. Because of this, it is very important to know how to maintain them and repair them if need be. Fortunately, there are several ways to do this, and all of them are easier than you might think. Along with simply cleaning them, you can also wax them, keep them away heating units and the sun, polish them and scrub away stains.

Warm Water and Dish Soap

Use warm water and dish soap to wipe away any dirty spots.

Clean With Warm Water and Dish Soap

Although this may seem pretty obvious, it is very effective...

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Caring for Wood Dining Tables: Do’s and Don’ts

Like other types of wooden furniture,wood dining table require specific care to help maintain the finish and avoid damaging the wood. There are several things you can do, but there are also things that should not be done. Wooden dining tables can be quite expensive so it is important to protect your investment.

Avoid your dining table direct from sunlight to prevent damage!    

Dining Table Don’t: Sunlight

Avoid placing your table in direct sunlight. Add curtains or blinds to windows to control incoming sunlight. Too much exposure can cause the finish to develop faded spots or warping in exposed sections.

Dusting and polishing your dining table to make it shine and clean!

Dining Table Do: Dusting and Polishing

Dust your table often. Use a soft cloth...

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Tips for Buying Dining Room Furniture

Dining room furniture can be the focal point in a formal dining room experience and daily life. Selecting dining room furniture involves considering a number of factors including the number of people expected to use the furniture, available dining room space and cost of the furniture.

Shape and Style

The size and shape of dining room furniture to choose is largely dependent on where the furniture will be placed in the dining room. For example, consider buying a round or square dining room table for small eat-in kitchens and dining rooms. Oval and rectangular shaped tables are more suitable for spacious dining rooms. In addition, an expandable dining room table offers added space for larger groups.

There are many types of dining room furniture including modern, country, formal and tradi...

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How to Clean and Maintain Teak Furniture

Teak is prized as one of the most durable hardwoods in the world, making it a common material used for everything from wood floors to outdoor furniture. Teak furniture is more expensive, but comparatively low maintenance in comparison to other woods. However, like any wood product, teak requires periodic cleaning to ensure your furniture maintains its beauty and finish.

Rinsing or Dusting

Dust and dirt build up overtime on both indoor and outdoor teak furniture. For outdoor pieces, simply rinse with a hose periodically to prevent dirt from building up on the surface. However, don’t use a pressure washer, as it can blast air into the wood and damage the furniture...

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Guide to Buying Dining Room Furniture for Less

Decorating and furnishing a home can be a really fun experience for most people. However, with the rising costs of home accessories and furniture, many people struggle purchasing items that they need or want. Fortunately, there are many ways to buy furniture at a discount so everyone can have the pieces they want in their homes.

Today, many people are choosing to use their dining rooms more. With the everyday hustle and bustle of life keeping people busy, families are looking to reconnect in the evenings. While dining rooms were not used much in the past, they are beginning to increase in popularity. Choosing to decorate and furnish the dining room to make it more comfortable for the family is key. Unfortunately, many people have issues finding affordable pieces of dining room furniture.

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