When it comes time to close up your vacation home for the season, you can get quite busy packing your belongings, cleaning, turning off the water, and adjusting the thermostat. However, if you want to keep the wood furniture in good condition, there are certain things you should or should not do before locking the doors and heading home. Here are just a few, simple things to ensure your furniture will look good when you go back next season.
In an announcement that shocked many, the makers of the original bubble wrap have announced that they are producing a new, nonpoppable version. The new product is definitely better for manufacturers and online businesses, but for the millions of people who love to pop their packing materials, the announcement is a bit of a blow. However, if you personally use packing materials in your business, you should investigate the new stuff even if your heart is breaking a little.
If you're shopping for dining room furniture for the first time, you might think that traditional wood furniture with the padded seat is the way to go. However, these days more colors are being added to dining rooms to create a better experience for the eyes. If you take the time to find what you're looking for, you can create the dining room of your dreams and show off your inner-designer skills as well.
Patio furniture can be a bit expensive, but if you are able to find a few pieces with just cosmetics issues, you can give them a makeover to make them as good as new with a bit of elbow grease. Many patio furniture sets are well made and able to stand up to general wear and tear for many years. Update a set of used patio furniture quickly and easily with the following guide.
Reupholstering can take an old piece of furniture from "no" to "woah." Old, worn chairs and couches can look brand new after reupholstering, and boring furniture can become the perfect addition to your home decor. Whether you'll be doing it yourself or seeking the help of a professional, the possibilities for different patterns, designs and effects are nearly limitless. If you've found a chair with the perfect "bones" but old and worn upholstery, here are six effects you can try to bring it back to life.