Month: July 2017

Things We Find

We Find Amazing Things In Furniture That You Drop Off We were recently working on a spinette desk when we found an aged leather folder. It contained WWII documents of a GI. It will be returned to the owners of the desk, who told us that it has been in their family for some time. …

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Customer Service

Spare Parts May Actually Be Available From Your Furniture Manufacturer Buying new furniture is great! However, over time it tends to wear down and within the first few years cushion fabric can become ruined, chair legs break, and a multitude of other tragedies can happen. The question we get asked most is “can salvage the …

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I Should Have Kept It

¬†To Keep Or Not To Keep? That Is The Furniture Question It seems that as furniture ages, becoming shabby, uncomfortable or outdated, people will delegate those pieces to the basement, dorm, or a son or daughter’s first apartment. They look for new furniture, purchasing by price and style only. In as little as 3 years …

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Upholstery Choices

When discussing choices about upholstery, zippers on the back of cushions frequently come up. People like zippers because they want to be able to remove the cover for cleaning. That’s not the purpose of zippers. They are used to close a cushion after filling because it is much less time consuming to install a zipper …

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Sinking Seats

What To Do With Sinking Seats Sinking seats in sofas and chairs are most likely caused by either worn out foam or seat supports. Replacing the foam is the easiest and least costly option to the furniture owner. In order to make sure worn out foam is the culprit, we have sample seat cushions that …

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Our Magic Glue

Our Magic Glue And All It’s Secrets More often than not, the broken furniture we are asked to repair has been worked on by someone else. Joints and holes are overflowing with hardened glue that had been applied in excess. The attempted repair failed and a customer asks us to use our “magic” glue to …

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Cushions

Know Your Furniture Cushions   As I was evaluating Mrs. Smith’s sofa for reupholstery, she asked what we could do with her back cushions. They had become rumpled, bloated in the center, felt lumpy and would not fluff up. She¬†brought in her outdoor chaise cushions in the hopes to safe them because she was tired …

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