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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Fabricates Wooden Sink Cabinet to Match Old Metal Cabinet

Posted by on May 5, 2020 in blog | 0 comments

One of the beautiful things about furniture is that there are many pieces out there that are unique, either because they were handmade or are one of the last surviving examples of an old piece.  Antique furniture is valuable in a monetary and sentimental sense, and in many cases, antiques are family heirlooms that have been handed down for multiple generations, making them a piece of a family’s history.  However, when an antique piece is heavily damaged, the best thing that can be done to replace it is to fabricate a new piece to...

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Why You Should Refinish Your Kitchen Cabinets Instead of Replacing Them

Posted by on March 19, 2020 in blog | 0 comments

Why You Should Refinish Your Kitchen Cabinets Instead of Replacing Them

A brand-new look to the kitchen requires an evaluation of the cabinetry. Old cabinet features can dampen the spirits of the home cook as entertaining is done in an outdated kitchen nook. When debating new kitchen cabinets, consider that refinishing has three major benefits over replacement. Refinishing cabinets is a straightforward process. The cabinet contractor keeps the current cabinetry in place but changes visual elements. The old paint or stain is removed; the surface is sanded; minor repairs are made; and, finally, new paint or stain...

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How to Choose a Furniture Restoration Company

Posted by on February 28, 2020 in blog | 0 comments

How to Choose a Furniture Restoration Company

If your residential or commercial property suffers damage due to a disaster, then you may find that more than just the building’s structure has been harmed. Your personal belongings may have been damaged as well. Take a flooded home for example. The floodwater will damage walls, flooring, and personal belongings such as furniture. Many pieces of furniture are made of wood, which is particularly concerning because of wood’s porous nature. This means the wooden furniture will absorb the water and continue to do so until the water...

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How Wood Furniture Restoration and Refinishing Gives New Life to your Furniture

Posted by on January 6, 2020 in blog | 0 comments

How Wood Furniture Restoration and Refinishing Gives New Life to your Furniture

In nearly every home, you are likely to find wood furniture and furniture that contains some level of wood construction.  Wood furniture is chosen because of its natural beauty and durability, and it can even be seen as a status symbol.  Wood has been used to build all types of furniture since ancient times from chairs and tables to cabinets.  The ancient Egyptians even built King Tut’s throne out of wood covered in sheets of gold and silver. While the style of wood furniture has changed dramatically since ancient times, it is...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores and Refinishes Dressers Handed Down from Customer’s Parents

Posted by on November 1, 2019 in blog | 0 comments

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores and Refinishes Dressers Handed Down from Customer’s Parents

It is amazing how objects can evoke memories of loved ones who have passed on.  This is why people like to inherit objects from their parents, grandparents, and other family members who came before them.  Family heirlooms help preserve memories of our elder family members and makes us fell as if we still have some connection to them, even if they are no longer with us.  One of the most common objects that people inherit from the elders in their family is furniture. Restoring Parents’ Dresser Set At Furniture Medic by MasterCare...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores and Refaces Water Damaged Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on September 27, 2019 in blog | 0 comments

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores and Refaces Water Damaged Kitchen Cabinets

Remodeling part of your home, such as the kitchen or bathroom, is a great way to upgrade these areas to better suit your needs and taste while improving the appearance and value of your home.  Many homeowners choose to embark on remodeling projects; however, some homeowners are forced to remodel an area of their home due to damage.  Kitchens and bathrooms especially are prone to damage as a leak or pipe burst can cause flooding in these areas that will damage the surrounding flooring and furniture.  Excess water can cause...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Provides Paint and Finish Stripping for Doors Painted in the 1800s

Posted by on July 30, 2019 in blog | 0 comments

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Provides Paint and Finish Stripping for Doors Painted in the 1800s

Wooden furniture is built to last which is why there are still many pieces in use that were produced hundreds of years ago.  Many people with old pieces of furniture preserve them to keep their antique status, only having restoration work done to restore its original character.  Others may enjoy their old furniture but are less concerned about the antique status.  In these cases, people may have old pieces of furniture stripped and refinished to create a new look that better matches their home or their personal taste. At...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Acacia Wood Tabletop and Bench Imported from Thailand

Posted by on July 10, 2019 in blog | 0 comments

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Acacia Wood Tabletop and Bench Imported from Thailand

The ideal piece of furniture can sometimes be elusive. Some people search far and wide for the exact piece of furniture for the perfect application in their home. Sometimes this search can be done with a trip to a few different stores and maybe an antique shop. In other cases, people find the exact piece of furniture they were looking for halfway around the world. Acacia Wood Table Imported from Thailand At Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts, we recently had a customer reach out to us to restore a table and bench that her and her husband...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Repairs Water Damaged Sink Base Cabinet Floor

Posted by on June 4, 2019 in blog | 0 comments

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Repairs Water Damaged Sink Base Cabinet Floor

The sinks in your home, both in the kitchen and the bathroom, are used on a daily basis.  This consistent use makes the sink base cabinet vulnerable to water damage from leaks, overflows, or the presence of humidity.  When water damage occurs to wooden cabinets, it can cause the wood to become discolored, warped, and weakened which will lead to worse damage.  Water damaged wood is also susceptible to rotting and mold growth.  If the base cabinets under your sink have been affected by water damage, you must call a...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Renovates Vintage Dining Room Set

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in blog | 0 comments

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Renovates Vintage Dining Room Set

Whether you are celebrating a holiday, birthday, or other type of special occasion, it is nice to host friends and family in your home.  When hosting a social gathering, it is inevitable that you will share a meal with your guests at your dining room table.  Dining rooms are often the social center of a home for special gatherings and family dinners.  A nice dining room table set will not only add a touch of elegance to the appearance of your home, but also be a great conversation starter for your guests.  A vintage dining...

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