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Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Antique Stroller Owned by Customer’s Great Grandmother

Posted by on July 30, 2021 in blog | Comments Off on Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Antique Stroller Owned by Customer’s Great Grandmother

Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts Restores Antique Stroller Owned by Customer’s Great Grandmother

At Furniture Medic by MasterCare Experts, we understand that family heirlooms carry a lot of sentimental value as they are the physical embodiment of the connection between family generations.  Members of a family that have never met each other due to years of separation may share the use of one particular object in common.  This connection can be a very powerful thing, especially if an item continues to be used generation after generation.  One way to ensure that family heirlooms can be passed down and reused is to restore the...

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The Best Way to Paint Wood Furniture

Posted by on July 2, 2021 in blog | Comments Off on The Best Way to Paint Wood Furniture

The Best Way to Paint Wood Furniture

Wood furniture is highly sought after because of its style, natural beauty, and especially its durability.  When treated properly, all types of wood furniture, including tables, chairs, cabinets, and more, can last for decades.  The part of wooden furniture that does not typically last too long, however, is the stain, finish, or paint. All wooden furniture has either paint or a wood stain over the wood and a finish to protect the paint or stain.  Repeated use of the furniture can cause the protective finish, as well as the...

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Steps for Cleaning and Restoring Old Wood Furniture

Posted by on May 28, 2021 in blog | Comments Off on Steps for Cleaning and Restoring Old Wood Furniture

Steps for Cleaning and Restoring Old Wood Furniture

Homeowners love wood furniture because of its natural beauty and elegance, and it can also last for decades with the proper care.  The other great thing about wood furniture is that it will never go out of style.  No matter what your interior décor is like, wood furniture will make an excellent addition. Because wood furniture is long lasting, many people may hang on to wood furniture and even put a piece in storage for years because of lack of space.  Whether your wood furniture is in storage or not, it will accumulate dirt,...

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How to Know If You Are Buying Quality Wood Furniture

Posted by on May 3, 2021 in blog | Comments Off on How to Know If You Are Buying Quality Wood Furniture

How to Know If You Are Buying Quality Wood Furniture

Wood furniture is a popular option among homeowners because of its natural beauty and durability.  Wooden rocking chairs, chests, china cabinets, and table and chair sets are prominently featured in many homes and can add a touch of elegance to the interior décor.  Many people also display antique wooden furniture which can make a great conversation piece. Like other types of furniture, the quality of wood furniture varies widely from inexpensive plywood and composite wood furniture to valuable, sturdy wood furniture made from...

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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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