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Collection of restored teak patio chairs

Tips for Restoring Your Patio Furniture

June 5, 2019

Summer is a wonderful time to lounge in the backyard: The sun is out, birds are chirping, and there is plenty of daylight left to enjoy after work. To get the most of your leisure time, you need clean and comfortable patio furniture. Performing periodic cleaning and maintenance throughout the year ensures your patio furniture…

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Antique buffet table with intricate wood marquetry

Preserving Historical Homes & Antique Furniture

March 11, 2019

Antique Furniture and Historical Décor Restoration Techniques We recommend proper maintenance and care to maintain the integrity of furniture with historical value.  When deciding to restore your historical décor, it is important to make note of the factors that will shape your decision:  understanding its history, its architecture, current condition, the extent of the damage,…

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Judge's bench with refinished wood

Refinishing Furniture in the Workspace

February 28, 2019

At Aaron’s Touch Up & Restoration, we believe maintaining the functionality and look of office furniture helps employees feel happy and comfortable while hard at work. For over a decade, we have helped business owners extend the life and look of their business and commercial hospitality furniture, ensuring the wellbeing of employees and clients alike.…

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Meet the Management!

October 4, 2018

Meet Rachel and Braxton!  They are the people behind the phone calls and emails.  They work very hard in our front office and communicate your needs to us! Rachel – Office Manager Rachel was referred to us from a local contractor and joined in 2015.  Now, she is our steady office manager with sass and spunk. …

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What’s the Best Fabric for Outdoor Furniture Cushions?

August 22, 2018

Having an outdoor space to entertain family and friends is an enjoyable way to gather and share memories. When choosing an outdoor furniture set, most buyers look for fabrics that will have great appeal while withstanding the elements. Even if your patio furniture is under an awning or another type of covering, in most cases…

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Arts & Crafts Style Chair

The History & Legacy of Arts and Crafts Style Furniture

July 31, 2018

Movements in furniture construction and designed evolve through artistic interpretations and reflect the conditions of the periods in which they were conceived. Arts and Crafts style furniture, accordingly, arose in history from the immediately tangible effects of industrialization on construction. The style developed in mid-19th century Britain in answer to what a school of furniture…

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Ball and Claw Foot

A Guide to Furniture Foot Styles

June 26, 2018

When trying to identify a piece of antique furniture, you may begin  with the foot. There are over a dozen common furniture foot styles that can help you determine the approximate age and style of a chair, dining table, or chest. When you know the different types of furniture feet and their relation to different…

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marlborough leg

How to Identify Chippendale Furniture

May 30, 2018

Thomas Chippendale, a cabinetmaker from London, created one of the most famous furniture styles in the last three centuries.  Chippendale furniture combines gothic, Rococo, and Chinese influences to create a design motif that has gained popularity throughout the world. History’s initial wave of Chippendale furniture enjoyed popularity from 1750 to 1780, but there have also…

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Cabriole Leg

5 Furniture Leg Styles You Need to Know

May 18, 2018

Not only are furniture leg styles an integral part of the overall aesthetic and functionality of a chair or table, but different furniture leg styles can also be used to identify and date antique pieces from many eras. Furniture legs provide clues as to the manufacture date, especially when used in conjunction with foot styles.…

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Queen Anne Furniture Style

What is Queen Anne Furniture and How Do You Spot It?

May 8, 2018

  Furniture made in the Queen Anne style was originally produced in the 1720s to about 1750 (the eponymous Queen Anne died in 1714). The style traveled to the United States, where it continued in production until 1800, falling within the Colonial furniture period. It’s difficult to define the characteristics of Queen Anne style furniture…

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