Ben Hoops

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Cleaning a Leather Sofa

Leather furniture requires specific methods of care. With regular maintenance and the right products, you can keep a leather sofa clean and in good condition. Use the tips below to clean your leather sofa. Steps Dust the sofa thoroughly. Pay special attention to the spaces between the sofa’s seat cushions. Use a vacuum cleaner to remove …

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Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing & Restoration

Is refinishing kitchen cabinets less expensive than replacing? The answer is yes, even with a decorative finish! Depending on the quality of the replacement cabinets, the cost can be 50 – 75% less. Painting is a great alternative when all you desire is a fresh updated look and the existing cabinets are functional, a good …

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A Great Dictionary on Wood Furniture

Wood Menders | Furniture Repair Grand Rapids

I came across this article at Wooden furniture evokes an awareness of of convention, harkening back to the days when family goods cant be found only hand made but typically also self-produced. Wood pieces of furniture comes in a variety of wood varieties and finishes to match any home decorating. Of the countless woods …

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Hope for the Holidays

In a span of six days last week, two different people I know were impacted by events that would seem unrelated. But, to me, they are related. At the very least, maybe my psyche just needs them to be. On December 8, a Saturday night, a young couple I know welcomed their first child into the world. …

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Recent Furniture Repair Projects

Here are some of the recent furniture repair projects we have been working on at Wood Menders:

How to take care of those Furniture Scratches

Wood Menders Furniture Scratches

Do you walk by a certain piece of furniture and if the light hits it just right you see a lot of scratched on the finish? If you have never gotten around to getting it fixed or tackling it yourself.  Here are 2 quick fixes that will help get rid of those scratches. 1 – …

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Quality Furniture or not really….

We always get asked on what to look for when buying furniture both old and new to ensure that it is good quality and that it will last for many years to come.  Here are a few things to look for when shopping for that new piece of furniture: Dovetail Joints Solid Wood or Plywood …

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