Regular care and maintenance of your furniture will give you years of enjoyment and satisfaction from it. Here are a few of our top tips for looking after the furniture that makes your house a home.
•Invest in a good cleaner, wax or polish to protect your furniture from scratches and abrasions.
•Dust attracts moisture, which can accumulate and soften the finish on your furniture, therefore clean and polish your furniture regularly.
•Follow the manufactures instructions on how to care for your furniture. Upholstery cleaning codes mean the following:
•S: Clean the fabric sparingly with a dry cleaning solvent that’s water free.
•W: Clean fabric with a water based solution, like a mild detergent or water / foam upholster cleaner.
•WS: Depending on the stain, use a water based solution, dry cleaning solvent or upholstery shampoo.
•X: Fabric should be professionally cleaned only.
When you are choosing a new piece of furniture for your home, it is very important that the piece you choose fits the space you want it for. It is also important that the piece works with the proportions and dimensions of the other pieces of furniture in the room and the room itself. Here are 5 easy steps to help you when measuring for furniture: