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Archive of posts published in the category: Repairing
May
6

Give You 10 Tips & Tricks On Refinishing Your Furniture

If you have furniture that needs new life, actually refinishing is a great option to give it a new look. From painting to changing hardware as knobs and handles, there are a wide range of techniques to change up the look. The most…

Apr
15

Leave These Home Repairs To The Pros

Leave These Home Repairs To The Pros

It’s a do-it-yourself world, whereas occasionally deciding to do it yourself can end up costing more money and headache than if you had just called a professional. Jackie Naylor of Jackie Naylor Interiors in Atlanta says it is true that most homeowners get…

Apr
7

For The Santa Monica Area Dan the Furniture Repair Man Launched New Website

Dan The Furniture Repair Man

Dan the Furniture Repair Man announced the launch of www.danthefurniturerepairman.com as an informational portal that features educational resources on subjects like furniture repair, furniture restoration and furniture refinishing, and many other helpful tips for homeowners in the Santa Monica, California Area. Development of…

Jan
22

Ikea Boss Says That We’ve Hit Peak Home Furnishings

Ikea Boss Says That We've Hit Peak Home Furnishings

The appetite of western consumers for home furnishings has reached its peak – depending on Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer. The Swedish company’s head of sustainability told a Guardian conference that consumption of many familiar goods was at its limit. “If we…

Dec
1

For Special Needs Kids, Carpenter Builds A Better Life

Carpenter Builds A Better Life

“My father had a neuromuscular condition. Growing up, becoming a physical therapist, I realized he had a much more difficult challenging life than I ever knew,” said Konstalid. Michael Konstalid has been a physical therapist in the New York Public School System for…

Nov
21

It Is Time For You To Winterize Your Deck

Winterize Your Deck

As the leaves fall and cooler weather begins to take over, it’s time for you to start thinking about winterizing your outdoor space. When your deck receives plenty of use during the summer with foot traffic, summer storms, scorching heat and high humidity,…

Sep
25

Wood Repair: Tips for Dealing with Small Imperfections

Wood Repair: Tips for Dealing with Small Imperfections

We’ve all been there: the shop is too small, your project rather large, and at some point you damage a visible surface with a ding, dent or gouge. Or you notice a crevice on a stile that appeared out of the blue after…

Sep
25

Resources for Home Repair and Woodworking

Resources for Home Repair and Woodworking

The following books on home repair are available through the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at the Library of Congress, a program that provides books on cassettes for free for eligible persons. To make it easy to find and…

Sep
25

Repair and Renovation

Repair and Renovation

  Real wood floors are a wonderful addition to the home. They look great, feel wonderful and they’re easy to maintain. And even if your floor becomes damaged, it can easily be repaired. Whilst regular vacuuming and occasional re-application of certain prefinishes, like…