Antique Furniture

March 20, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Home Care, Home Decor, Home Design, Home Improvement


Beautiful as it always is, antique furniture is very expensive and rare hence the need for utmost care and handling to ensure they last long. In case of any damage, it would not be attributed to careless handling. There are lots of things that can be tagged ‘damage’ including those little angels that run around the house. Apart from dusting from time to time, a person must beware of other damaging factors like kids and climate.

As destructive as they may be kids listen, it is important to let them know how special the furniture is, liken it to a Barbie doll for girls or a toy car for the boys and they will also treat it as special.
Environmental factors like sun rays can be dealt with by changing the position of the furniture. Place furniture in a manner that rays coming in through windows will not reach it to protect them from cracking.

It is also important to try and keep the room temperature at an almost optimum level. Extreme temperature changes will damage the furniture. With these simple tips, a person can hand down their furniture as family property through generations.

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