Fixing up your furniture can be an issue if you dont know what to do. While you may consider to replace your old furniture with a brand new one, it does not always prove to be the best decision. There are definitely other alternatives than just easily throwing away your old furniture, especially when they are still in a good condition. Why dont you make some custom changes and replacements to make the piece better looking than before. If you do a good job, you wont even realize that youre using the same old worn out furniture. Here are some examples of the repairs you might be able to conduct regarding your worn out furniture.
If your furniture has vinyl strapping, they can still be fixed as long as the basic framework of your vinyl strap chairs is solid. There are even repair kits available that come with 200 feet of vinyl, a measuring tape, some work gloves, all the fasteners and rivets youll need for the project, a tool to cut the vinyl after you measure the lengths you need and an instruction booklet if you need to read up on the process. Choosing the colors you want for the vinyl strapping and the appropriate widths you need is all you have to worry about.
If you have a faded or torn out cushions, they can possibly be repaired. Sometimes just a small part can be replaced and the piece will work like new. Old furniture will spring to life if small parts can be replaced. Any other restoration projects using fabrics on your chairs, chaise lounges or outdoor swings can also be taken on yourself. The main supplies you need here are the proper high quality fabric and some clearly written instructions. When refurbishing cushions yourself you will still need to make the proper measurements to get the replacement fabrics cut to the right sizes for your cushions. The best outdoor fabrics should be used and they are usually made from vinyl coated polyester thread that has been woven into a mesh fabric. You also have the choice of using heavy duty canvas materials that come in a variety of colors and are usually stain, mildew and fade resistant.
If you dont feel like approaching these repairs yourself there are always commercial services thay you can utilize to do the repairing, renewing or refurbishing job.
Originally posted 2011-09-24 16:20:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter