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How to Restore Family Heirloom Furniture

Posted by on March 2, 2021 in blog | Comments Off on How to Restore Family Heirloom Furniture

How to Restore Family Heirloom Furniture

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have been spending more time at home than they did before.  While at home, some people may have taken the time to go through the things in their attics, basements, and storage lockers to take stock in what they have and perhaps clear some things out they no longer want or need.  When you have the time to dig through these things, you might just find a hidden treasure that has been forgotten about for years. Families that have held on to stuff for more than a couple of generations or more are...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Helps Refinish Soot Damaged Cabinets

Posted by on January 28, 2021 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Helps Refinish Soot Damaged Cabinets

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Helps Refinish Soot Damaged Cabinets

Completing a DIY home project is rewarding because you get to enjoy the improvement to your home that was made possible by your hard work.  When doing a DIY project, it is common to run into unforeseen issues that may complicate the project.  This can be frustrating because it can add time to the project and result in a higher cost.  However, nothing can be more frustrating than having a freak accident that results in a fire ruin the work you put into your home improvement project. At Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts, we...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Wooden Propellers from Beechcraft Staggerwing Airplane

Posted by on December 22, 2020 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Wooden Propellers from Beechcraft Staggerwing Airplane

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Wooden Propellers from Beechcraft Staggerwing Airplane

At Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts, most of our projects involve furniture from modern furniture to rare antiques.  However, our projects are not limited to just furniture.  As experts in wood furniture refinishing and restoration, we can use these skills to restore and refinish just about any wooden objects.  We recently completed a unique project when Creations from the Sol approached us to refinish an Erco propeller from a vintage Beechcraft Staggerwing airplane. Creations from the Sol is owned an operated by artist...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Fabricates Custom Kitchen Island

Posted by on December 1, 2020 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Fabricates Custom Kitchen Island

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Fabricates Custom Kitchen Island

The kitchen is the heart of the home.  Meals are prepared in the kitchen and families also tend to share their meals in this space.  It is important for the kitchen to be designed and set up to the homeowner’s liking to ensure that it can be used efficiently.  Unfortunately, there is also a risk of water damage occurring in the kitchen if there are issues with the plumbing.  Significant water damage can destroy kitchen furniture made from wood and other porous materials. At Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts, we...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores 1913 Greek Army Trunk

Posted by on October 29, 2020 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores 1913 Greek Army Trunk

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores 1913 Greek Army Trunk

At Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts, we understand that antique furniture and accessories are more than just objects that families have held on to, they are a part of a family’s history.  Passing down items like antique furniture connects generations as a family member can enjoy a piece of furniture in the present time that originally came from an ancestor they never met.  When a piece of furniture is so connected to the history of the family, it makes the restoration of the piece to its original appearance that much more...

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Furniture Medic Restores and Reupholsters Water Damaged Vintage Sofa

Posted by on September 8, 2020 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic Restores and Reupholsters Water Damaged Vintage Sofa

Furniture Medic Restores and Reupholsters Water Damaged Vintage Sofa

Water can be a source of significant damage in homes and buildings, whether from a flood, leak, or overflow.  The reason water can cause serious damage is because it can get absorbed into porous building materials and furnishings which puts these materials at risk for warping, staining, rotting, structural damage, and mold growth.  Furniture is especially susceptible to water damage because the wood, upholstery, and padding or cushions are all porous and will quickly absorb water. When furniture is affected by excess water or...

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Furniture Medic Fabricates Custom Conference Table for New Business

Posted by on August 31, 2020 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic Fabricates Custom Conference Table for New Business

Furniture Medic Fabricates Custom Conference Table for New Business

When a new business is started, that business looks to make an immediate impact.  New businesses want to show that they belong and instill confidence among their team that their company is here to stay.  An important element behind the success of any company is good communication, planning, and execution.  Where do the team members of a business get together to discuss business strategy?  At the heart of all meetings within a company is the conference room table. The conference table is the equivalent of the dinner table...

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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Wet Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on July 8, 2020 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Wet Kitchen Cabinets

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Wet Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen is often central to a home as this is where families gather for meals and homeowners entertain guests.  A kitchen also has a major effect on the value of a home as kitchen remodeling is the number one project that increases home value.  While homeowners tend to keep their kitchens neat and clean, there is one element that can cause damage in a kitchen seemingly out of nowhere: water.  Water leaks and overflows can cause considerable damage to the porous building materials in a kitchen, including the wood...

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Repair of Peeling Foil Wrapped Wooden Doors

Posted by on June 2, 2020 in blog | Comments Off on Repair of Peeling Foil Wrapped Wooden Doors

Repair of Peeling Foil Wrapped Wooden Doors

A lot of the furniture found in homes is made of wood for multiple reasons.  Wood has a natural beauty that adds to the look of a space and it is durable enough to last for years with the proper care.  However, there are things in your home that can cause significant damage to your wooden furniture: water and heat.  Wood is a porous material that absorbs water and when this happens, wood furniture can become weakened and rotted and the adhesives and paint can also become damaged.  Heat from appliances like the oven can...

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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 | Comments Off on Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Fabricates Wooden Sink Cabinet to Match Old Metal Cabinet

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

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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