Tag Archive: Furniture Repair Grand Rapids

More about repairing scratches on your furniture

Here is another tip on how to take care of scratches on your furniture. Where many shallow scratches are present, apply hard paste wax to the surface with No. 0000 steel wool, stroking very lightly along the grain of the wood. Then buff the surface with a soft cloth. For shallow scratches on an otherwise …

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Make Wood Furniture WaterProof

Do you have exterior wood furniture such as a door or patio furniture?  If so waterproofing wooden outdoor furniture is important because this type of furniture is constantly exposed to harsh elements. Exterior spray varnish is a relativity new invention that is much more practical & can be more economical than paint. It can only …

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How to take care of those Furniture Scratches

Do you walk by a certain piece of furniture and if the light hits it just right you see alot 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 – You …

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Smelly Furniture?

In today’s post we will be discussing some home remedies to get that smokey smell out of your furniture. Smoke, whether from cigarettes, fire damage, or other burning things, can leave an unpleasant odor in your home. What’s worse is that this smell can stick to your furniture, leaving your house smelling rotten. Fortunately, there …

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Recommend Wood Stains

We always get asked what type of products do you use and which ones should we stay away from.  Here are some recommendations on the stains that we use at Wood Menders: The stains that we use almost exclusively when we are refinishing furniture comes from General Finishes (http://www.generalfinishes.com).  We purchase them typically at our …

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Recent Furniture Repair Projects

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Here are some of the projects we have been working on @ Wood Menders:        

A Quick & Easy Way to Disguise a Scratch on your Furniture

Your wood furniture is meant to be used and enjoyed, if finished properly it can last years and years without any major upkeep.  But sometimes scratches do happen, even when you are extra careful.  Here is a quick trick to disguise those scratches with black tea, when you do not have to time to call …

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