Published at Thursday, November 15th 2018, 02:52:53 AM by Kristina Barlow. Cuisiners. If you have antique furniture, do not repair them the same way you do your other furniture. Using fasteners, adhesives, finishes, and polishes can negatively affect both the current and future values of the pieces. Some of these products can dramatically discolor or completely alter the appearance of the pieces.
Published at Thursday, August 09th 2018, 01:30:53 AM. Cuisiners By Kristina Barlow. Dont ever purchase any large piece of furniture without first measuring it. Knowing where you will show it means making sure it will fit there! Bring a tape measure when you shop for furniture and know in advance the spacial limitations you are working with. If youre ever in a pinch, phone home and have someone there give you the specs.
Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 21:10:53 PM. Cuisiners By Kristina Barlow. Choose your fabric and colors based on your lifestyle. If you have children or pets, it is best to steer clear of delicate fabrics and light colors. These will be worn through and stained in no time. A darker, sturdier fabric will hold up to the abuse, and hides many stains.
Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 16:44:53 PM. Cuisiners By Paul McKibben. Understand different wood types when buying furniture in order to maximize your budget. Furniture made from solid wood will be the most expensive and last the longest. Veneered wood will be less expensive, but will have lower quality wood under the veneer. Particle board and composites, which are made from wood pulp and binders, will be the least expensive but also the least durable.
Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 12:19:53 PM. Cuisiners By Kristina Barlow. Before purchasing a piece of furniture, always open drawers and doors. You should not purchase a piece of furniture if the drawers do not open all the way and close evenly. Make sure the doors stay open and close properly. You should also check the knobs or handles to make sure they are properly attached.
Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 08:05:53 AM. Cuisiners By Kristina Barlow. As you can see, it is really easy to update the look of you home. Although the task may seem a little intimidating at first, if you follow the information that was given to you here, your friends will be talking about your place for days. In addition you will be filled with pride knowing that you paid less for it then it looks.
Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 03:30:53 AM. Cuisiners By Patricia Guzman. When shopping for furniture online, dont forget to calculate shipping and handling charges into the overall sales price. What looks like a fantastic deal might actually cost more than buying locally because of shipping and handling. Also, if you find a deal online, take it to your local furniture store to see if they will meet or beat the online price.
Published at Tuesday, August 07th 2018, 22:54:53 PM. Cuisiners By Paul McKibben. When purchasing new furniture, do not forget about green furniture options. Still, some companies arent always completely honest where this topic is concerned. You can always ask if the piece is Oeko Tek or FSC certified. This will allow you to know if youre getting items that support a more green environment.