Category: Furniture Care

Nubuck leather furniture looks fantastic when it’s new but as it ages it becomes very difficult to keep it in good condition. Unfortunately there are not a lot of options available as far cleaners and conditioners go. Because nubuck leather is a natural and unfinished hide it tends to absorb liquids and gets discoloured very […]

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If you want to extend the life of your timber furniture follow these important furniture care tips if you want it to last. In my experience havingĀ  some good information and the right furniture care products, timber furniture can really last for many years. Below are my 12 timber furniture care tips and links to […]

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If you own fine wood furniture, it is important to take proper care of it. With some basic care, your fine furniture can last for years, and stay just as beautiful as the day you bought it. Below are some furniture care tips on taking proper care of wood furniture. 1. Wood Furniture Care Proper […]

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When you’re planning a dinner party and the only thing on your mind is “What if someone spills something on my carpet?” What should you do? Aside from recommending that you don’t serve red wine or coffee, here’s a simple guide for treating stains and maintaining carpets and upholstery. Always clean up spills quickly to […]

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When people think of anything related to teak, they usually think of how durable it is. And, even though teak furniture and accessories require pretty much little to no maintenance, you still need to take care of it in order for it to have that look that you really want. So, that is why you […]

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For over 40 years Parker Furniture was produced in Sydney and found it’s way into thousands of Australian homes. Parker Furniture was and still is an iconic Australian brand, which has really stood the test of time. I constantly receive calls and emails from customers who still have their much loved Parker chairs, tables and […]

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First, some background on PINE WOOD. Pine is a naturally soft wood which continues to “breathe”, based upon changes in the local (home, office, store, etc.) humidity and temperature. On the individual furniture piece there may be slight defects, such as knots,and shakes (small cracks in the surface of the wood). Some minor shrinkage may […]

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Furniture restoration can mean different things to various people. Some people want restored furniture to look new, others want furniture to appear well maintained, and to keep evidence of age and usage, which is often referred to instead as “conservation”. Purists prefer conservation, and scoff at those who “skin” furniture by removing the finish. Many […]

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Many different finishes have been used to beautify and protect wood furniture through the centuries. Many historically authentic finishes were high maintenance, labor intensive, and not very durable, so the trend has been to more impervious and enduring finishes suitable for everyday living. Simple wax finishes have been used for many years, especially on rustic […]

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This is a question we get asked quite often. If your leather furniture has mold on it you will need to get to the bottom of what has caused it. Usually the most common causes of mold are dampness and lack of ventilation in the area the furniture is being kept or stored. Once the […]

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