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Turn the Old into New: Furniture Restoration

 When you see an old piece of furniture or one that is probably an antique, it may be tempting to acquire it and have it undergo a furniture restoration procedure to make it look more updated. Perhaps you have inherited some old furniture from a relative who has no need of such items in their homes. Well, it could be dirt cheap or even free. Of course, it may be worth considering. Now you are wracking your brains trying to figure out how it could blend with your home interiors.  It may seem logical to start stripping off the old paint or varnish and replace it with something more updated. Hold that thought. Consider these important factors: …

Fall Inspirations for Your Home Makeover and Furniture Repair Projects

Is your interior décor and furniture set up still the same as last year? Wouldn’t it be great to show create a fresh home design this year?  What better time of year to revamp your old furniture that has since been neglected! As the colorful fall season arrives, you can still sneak some furniture repair projects into your schedule. With more activities moving indoors, fall is a great time to review furniture and décor to bring new life and a new look to your rooms. Your space is due for a home makeover! Here are some fall makeover ideas you can use: …

Office Furniture Restoration for Your NYC Business Space

To keep business operation costs low, instead of buying new office furniture, choose furniture restoration. Not to be a cheapskate, but sometimes, buying brand new items may be unnecessary. If your business area is small and you are just starting out, there are so many high quality used office furniture sold in used furniture shops. Some just need deep cleaning and some will need restoration and repair procedures. …

How to Find an Upholstery Repair Service in New York City

Upholstery repair can be one of the most practical things you can do to save a well-loved upholstered furniture. If you own a valuable piece of furniture, have it immediately repaired before the damage worsens. Sometimes, when left unattended for a very long time, upholstery gets brittle and undesirable to use. The challenge is finding the right upholstery service. …

Signs That Tell You Furniture Repair is Badly Needed

How do you know if your favorite upholstery due for furniture repair? One sure way to find out is if it  looks a lot less attractive or functional than when it when it was first acquired, it only means it needs to get a new look. But that’s not all. There are other factors that tell you that your upholstery needs attention. …
Dr. Sofa can make fading leather look as good as new

Fading Leather Sofa Color: Repair or Replace?

Although leather furniture is quite durable, we generally put it through a lot in our homes. Years of sitting in the exact same place can cause fading, and pets and children can be especially hard on our pieces. However, leather furniture is expensive, so it might not always be an option to run out and buy a new piece when your old couch is starting to look run-down. Fortunately, there are a variety of great services available to help to repair a fading leather sofa, and the end product will be a sofa that looks and feels just like new that you’ll be proud to show off. …
Leather furniture in need of professional repair

Best Way to Save With Leather Furniture Repair

A leather sofa is an attractive addition to any living room, and because these pieces of furniture tend to be rather expensive, homeowners generally take precautions to try and protect them. Unfortunately, leather surfaces are highly vulnerable to scratches, cuts, and tears, and even the most diligent of homeowners can find that their prized sofa has been damaged. These problems can severely alter the appearance of your leather sofa, but there are ways that you can save with leather furniture repair rather than going out to buy a new one. …
Some DIY leather repair kits are not much better than a roll of duct tape

Why Not to Use a Leather Sofa Repair Kit

A leather sofa is a major investment, but despite the high price of this item, many people turn to cheap DIY leather repair kits when they experience damage. Unfortunately, relying on these inexpensive kits can actually damage your beautiful leather furniture, especially when the job is done by an amateur with no leather repair experience. Don’t take that chance. By better understanding some of the risks associated with a leather sofa repair kit, you can make an informed decision to find an experienced professional, ensuring that your job is done well. …
Fabric UV Protection

The Importance of Fabric UV Protection

If you have had your furniture for any length of time you may have noticed it beginning to fade, especially any pieces that are exposed to sunlight for a significant portion of the day.  Protecting your furniture from ultra violet (“UV”) light is essential if you want to keep it looking good and in good condition.  …
Leather Repainting Process

Recolor That Old Leather Couch

If your leather couch has seen better days and you are considering throwing it out take a moment and consider your options first.  Rather than spending all the time going to furniture stores and poring over endless selections online to try to find the style of couch that fits you, why not try to recolor your leather and keep the couch you already know works?  Because recoloring the leather costs less than purchasing an entire new couch this can be a money saving option as well. …