About Amish Furniture
Friday, September 27th, 2013
By Tobin Dimmitt
Let's face it, no one actually enjoys the back-breaking task of moving heavy furniture. Whether you enjoy it or not, though, the time will come when you're forced to move bulky, heavy pieces of furniture. In order to protect both your body and your furniture, there are a couple of things you should know. Keep reading for some essential tips on how to safely move heavy furniture.
Plan It Out
The first step in moving heavy furniture is to plan it out. Trying to 'manhandle' your furniture without any real plan of attack isn't going to work. Take a few minutes to closely inspect the furniture to determine its weight, size and other key features. If you are moving a dresser or chest of drawers, then perhaps you c...
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
By Tobin Dimmitt
Staining hardwood furniture is a simple and effective way to change its appearance without altering its physical properties. Some people prefer a darker shade of furniture to match their home decor, which is where staining comes into play: by applying the right stain over the furniture's surface, it will create a darker color. Typically, you'll find most furniture stains fall under one of two different categories: oil and water based. To learn more about the differences between oil and water based furniture stains, keep reading.
Water Based Stains
The first type of stains we're going to talk about are water based varieties. There are several key advantages to using water based furniture stains, one of which is the eas...
Friday, September 13th, 2013
By Tobin Dimmitt
Cats are affectionate, free-spirited animals that make wonderful family pets. While each and every cat has their own unique personalities, it's not uncommon to fund them curled up in your lap, resting the day away. However, cats may also post a danger to authentic hardwood furniture, including Amish furniture. Their sharp claws can leave visible scratches behind in the surface of the furniture, which is something no one wants to see happen. So, how do you prevent your cat from jumping on your hardwood furniture? In this post, we're going to reveal some simple and effective ways to keep them off.
You might be surprised to learn that aluminum foil can be used to keep cats off hardwood furniture. If your cat is continuously jumping on your furniture, try wrapping some aluminum foil around the top. Depending on how its constructed, you may need to tape down the sides so it won't fal...
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
The Mayburys ordered a Royal Mission Dining Set in cherry with the natural cherry finish. They enjoy the relaxing chair shape, they admire the wood and finish, and they love that the set they have invested in is of heirloom quality. They even have good things to say about the Amish Furniture Factory's customer service. In fact, they are so thrilled, instead of sending a note they made us a video:
We're glad to know you're enjoying your new dining set and are happy to have helped.
Friday, September 6th, 2013
By Tobin Dimmitt
I think we've all been guilty of accidentally placing a drink down on the table without using a coaster at one point or another. The good news is that this typically doesn't cause any damage as long as you wipe up the condensation in a timely manner; however, allowing the moisture to sit on the hardwood surface of a dining table or coffee table will result in stubborn water stains. You can wipe and scrub for hours using a dust cloth and polish with little-to-no effect. So, how do you fix hardwood water stains such as this?
First and foremost, it's important to understand the cause of water stains on hardwood furniture. While each type of authentic hardwood has its own unique characteristics, they all contain small pores pores which absorb water. When the condensation from a drink is left on a hardwood table or surface, the moisture will gradually begin to seep through the finish and possibly even into the ...
Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
Our LuxCraft Poly Vinyl Furniture is an exemplary product for decorating your yard while reducing your impact on the environment. Made from over 90% post-consumer plastic, this high-density poly-lumber does not need replacing. It still comes with a 100% lifetime warranty.
Sometimes solid wood is best, but for outdoor furniture, recycled material is an amazing choice. It requires practically no maintenance. This furniture will not weather in the elements. It won't crack, splinter, warp or rot. It does not harbour bacteria or mildew. It is of course termite resistant.
The twenty-four color choices are not painted on; rather they are the colors of the boardstock so you never have to repaint. The furniture is also UV stabilized.
Keep in mind that the chairs, gliders, and swings are reinforced with aluminum angle braces. The rest of the hardware on all pieces are stainless steel. If you can think of a furniture ty...
Friday, August 30th, 2013
The Hoosier Heritage Double Bookcase is a simple, beautiful monster of a bookcase. Measuring six by six feet, it will add character to a room wherever you keep your books. Ten shelves and a solid base provide enough storage for avid readers or collectors. The top is framed by crown molding and smooth arches. There is also an option for beautiful mullion glass doors. Shown in quarter-sawn white oak, this Amish bookcase can handle anybody's books.