Painting or restaining your antique furniture can make your heirloom look good as new!
Nearly everyone has an antique piece of furniture or two. Something that was passed down through a family for generations. Regardless of how many generations it has been in the family, these antiques retain a sentimental value that is impossible to replace. So, when your sentimental items start to show their age, you want to improve their condition.
For wood furniture pieces, painting and staining are one of the best ways to revitalize your antiques.
First of all, you might be wondering what considerations to take when determining if you should paint or stain your antique furniture. If you want to give your furniture a fresh look, you probably consider a few factors. The quality of the antique should be taken into account before painting as painting or staining an antique diminishes the value of the piece. As a result, you might want to reconsider or possibly sell the furniture (depending on the sentimental and/or real value). You also should reconsider painting if your antique is made out of exotic woods like mahogany, cherry, or satinwood. These old woods should not be hidden behind paint or staining.
However, if your furniture is structurally sound but looks bad, a fresh coat of paint can bring it back to life! In addition, if you are not worried about maintaining value, painting can help blend your family heirloom with your current home decor. Antique furniture is supposed to be shared for generations to come, so why not?
Antique furniture repairs and restorations are delicate work, even if it’s just painting and staining. Fortunately, Foxwood has decades of experience working with family heirlooms and antiques. We can help you stain and paint your furniture to the color you desire.
Struggling to pick out the right color? Foxwood can create sample finishes and paints to help the decision process easier! In fact, we do samples of your desired finish or paint for all of our projects. A newly painted can transform your furniture into a new accent piece for your home. Antique furniture from past generations can warm your home and give you many years of joy and comfort!
Give Your Old Antiques A New Life With a Reupholstery job or a fresh coat of paint.
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If there’s anything we’ve learned from our time online and around the DIY circles, there are just some things you should have a professional do. Family heirlooms shouldn’t be your first foray into DIY. There are too many things that can go wrong, and if you don’t know what you’re doing it can make problems worse.
This particular client was tired of dated stain look and wanted to spruce it up a bit. The set in “circa 1950” is of excellent quality, featuring triple geared slides and is made of solid maple. We here at Foxwood Furniture chemically stripped the hutch table and 8 chairs.
The set had 2 chairs that were broke at the joints, which our skilled craftsmen were able to repair in house. Our in-house upholsterer recovered all the seats with a tight, new beautiful fabric.
Does your furniture need a little restoration and a new look? Have you thought about painting your old furniture? Painting furniture is the new rage! If you are looking for a place that paints furniture and does it right with long-lasting results look no further! Painted furniture is our specialty at Foxwood Restoration.
See the dramatic new look we achieved with this newly painted dining room set. Greys and Blue are in. We can paint your old furniture using any custom color you choose. Wow, what a change! We will have you fall in love with your furniture all over again. Keep the wonderful quality of an old piece and give it a whole new painted look.
Before and After Painted Table Set
We can paint almost any type of wood furniture;
We know there is no shortage of DIY painting furniture information out there, but there is also a lot of expertise in it that a DIY video doesn’t offer. When doing it yourself you risk not preparing to avoid paint chips, uneven finishes, paint peeling, and having to redo the paint sooner than you should. Let our furniture restoration specialists do the work for you! If you are looking for a local place that paints furniture Contact Us, for more information on your specific painted furniture questions we are glad to help. We also do many other furniture repairs and restoration services we can get your furniture looking just the way you want it and more!