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How to Clean Traditional Mahogany Furniture

If you have a collection of beautiful traditional mahogany furniture, you may be wary of how to clean and treat the wood without damaging the surface. Mahogany differs somewhat from other woods in its grain, structure and density, and when it comes to cleaning, this type of wood needs its own special treatment, especially as an antique piece.

Cleaning your antique mahogany furniture depends on why it needs to be cleaned and the types of stains that have been left on the surface. For simple dusting, a microfiber cloth is recommended for wooden surfaces as its super soft texture will not harm the wood in any way. When using any cleaning solution, ensure that it is intended specifically for wooden surfaces, and in this case mahogany.

Dust on a regular basis Dusting on a regular basis will help the build-up of dirt and grime, as the dust in the air will have nothing to cling to, and polishing the wood can even act as a dust repellent when antistatic surface sprays are involved.

One of the b…

Guide to Buying Wicker Outdoor Furniture

If you want to enjoy your garden at its best then investing in high quality outdoor furniture is the only way to create your very own outdoor living space the whole year around. With a huge range of furniture types to choose from, your best place to start is with the type of construction material used such as steel, teak or iron, or wicker. This article will explore the reasons why wicker garden furniture has taken the outdoor living lifestyle by storm. Wicker is a great material for outdoor furniture for a number of reasons, but most notably in recent years it is the classic look that makes the biggest impact on style. Wicker comes in a number of different shades to enjoy and whilst being available in synthetic and authentic wicker wood weaves, it has proven popular as one of the most varied designed types of garden furniture available.
Durable fiber structure

Wicker is a woven fibre that is highly stylised in the way it looks, but due to its woven technique is able to be crafted int…

How to Choose the Right Living Room Furniture

If you are moving into a new home, redecorating or just simply want a change of scenery, picking your living room furniture can be a bit of a nightmare if you have to choose a style that matches everyone’s taste.

Do you go with modern or antique reproduction furniture? Bright colours or more subdued? Well one of the easiest ways to narrow down your choice is by choosing the right materials that suits your room. As with many homes, each room has its own particular character that puts out a certain vibe or a mood. Depending on the colour scheme, the furniture layout and even the shape of the room, finding the living room furniture that will pair perfectly with your home is often a tricky task.
Spend some time looking through interior decorating magazines to get a good idea of the style you want to achieve, but don’t make the style look out of place in your room, especially if you have any period sconces or wall panelling.
Measure Your Room to Ensure A Complimentary Scale
The first thing…

Simple Ideas To Decorate Your Outdoor Space

Just like the indoor space of your house, outdoor spaces need to be decorated in a unique way that contains a statement of your originality. You may have a small backyard, or a pool or a garden space, any of these can be turned into an outdoor room that reflects your style. Before starting off with the decoration you need to settle down your mind about how you want to use you outdoor space. Will you be using the space for entertaining, relaxing or dining?

Take note of the weather changes and if the spot is sunny, shady, windy etc. Once you figure out the basics, you are ready to create your own outdoor space just the way you want.

Here are some quick tips to help you with:
Make An Outdoor Room
Outdoor rooms require structure just as an indoor room to help provide intimacy and comfort. This is the place where you can sit with your near one and enjoy the nature. Some money saving solution for adding walls into your outdoor room is planting some long plants, and hanging some colorful flow…

Give Your Home Elegant & Contemporary Look: 5 Most Important Things that Matter

A beautiful home gives peace to our mind, so it is always important that we do our best to make our house look nice and trendy. Some choose to give a classic and contemporary look to their home by adding stylish contemporary furniture. But this is not all, here we talk about 5 most important things that matter to make your house look elegant.


Choose the Right Paint

The most difficult decision to make while decorating your house is to choose the right paint, because the rest of the décor will depend on the color palette. But if you are to give elegant look to your house then there are few colors that glamor up your interior instantly. 


First you have to choose between two color options – bold and dramatic or soft. Painting your doors black is another great idea, as it creates a posh look without causing much damage to your wallet. Make sure to add some black accessories to the space to tie the overall design together.


Light Up the Area Cleverly

The lighting fixture of your home might …

Why should you use Teak Wood for Indoor & Outdoor Décor?

Almost everyone loves and prefers teak wood for outdoor furniture but only few of them know things about Teak wood. People buy teak furniture only because they got recommendation from someone else. Here in this topic everything about teak wood and teak wood furniture are to be explained:
Why Teak Wood? Teak wood is one of the most durable and stable hardwoods in the whole world. But not teak woods are alike, so always buy teak wood or order teak wood furniture from a good timber provider and furniture maker.  Teak wood is often used to make outdoor furniture because of its natural durability and resistance because of which the furniture made of teak lasts for more than 70 years if well maintained.


How to Maintain Teakwood Furniture?  To keep the look of your outdoor, it is always important to maintain your outdoor furniture once in a while. As teak is used for most of the outdoor furniture, so here are some tips of maintaining teak made furniture.
-    Oil the teak furniture only if …