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3.13.09, 12:31 PM
Fine furniture is a significant investment that should provide a lifetime of use and enjoyment that should provide a lifetime of use and enjoyment. Proper care and treatment of your furniture will help to maintain the original beauty and finish. The following tips will help preserve your piece of furniture:
Regularly clean and polish your furniture. Normally, dust attracts moisture, which can accumulate and softer the finish on your furniture.
Rotate your piece of furniture periodically so they do not stay in the same place all the time.
Place furniture away from heating and air conducting vents. This will keep it looking beautiful, maintain its comfort and last long.
Use a clean pad or cloth to protect the furniture surface from rubber, hot dishes, beverages and bookends.
Rather than dragging your pieces across the furniture surface, lift and place them. Remember furniture is such an important investment.
Avoid placing your furniture in direct sunlight. Pull the blinds or have a UV-filtering film applied to your windows.
Avoid prolonged use of plastic and rubber items on your furniture.
Use coasters, table cloths and place mats to protect furniture during uses. Keep the surfaces dry to maintain its good finish.
Though termites are not common in most homes, they are prone to causing a huge menace. The solution is seeking a professional fumigation.
Use cleaners, waxes and polishes to help protect the finish on all your hardwood furniture (http://www.oakfurnitureland.co.uk/) from scratches and abrasions.
Dust your piece of furniture regularly and polish them at least in 4-6 months.

4.1.09, 11:58 PM
Lots of helpful information here, if only I had lawn furn. I only have an old wooden bench. It serves it propose though. Good to see someone here posting. I am so ready for spring and some new gardens. Stop by again.

4.21.09, 9:28 AM
me too, SoapyCJ - I wish I had some nice lawn furniture! My "lawn" consists of a 4'x6' balcony at my apartment. Luckily, the rain cleans the furniture out there pretty well!

2.10.10, 11:36 PM
Hi Friends,
Its really helpful information here.
Thanks for posting and sharing this information.

Joyce Sean
11.30.16, 9:08 PM
This is a real problem when you have a pet cat who enjoys scratching just about anything.