How Does Using an Older Mattress Put You More At Risk of Back Pain?

As the human body evolved, it become more upright. That's great for seeing predators more easily on the savannah or keeping the hands free to make fire, but it also means that our backs can come under strain. Unfortunately, many people are spending 8 hours a day with the object that makes that back pain even worse: an old mattress. People often put off the idea of buying a new mattress, but it should really be something you take care of once you notice any signs of wear, especially if you tend to suffer from back pain. Read More 

Tips On Cleaning And Restoring Cane Conservatory Furniture

Although cane conservatory furniture can last a lifetime if properly cared for, it can become a little shabby over time. However, you can give your cane conservatory furniture a whole new lease of life by cleaning it and repairing minor damage. Here's how to do it. Cleaning cane conservatory furniture Begin by removing any cushions from the furniture. You can either wash the cushion covers in your washing machine or discard them and replace them with new ones. Read More 

Creating a rustic bedroom set with recycled building materials

If you are looking at renovating your home, it can be very expensive to replace your furniture with all new materials. Often using recycled building materials can be a good way to keep the price down while getting a funky and rustic look to your new home.  Here are some ways that you can use recycled building materials to create a new bedroom set.  Mounted bed header With more and more people opting for ensembles for their beds, it is less common to have a bedframe. Read More 

Furniture Restoration: Reasons to Consider Reupholstering

Your furniture is one of the more expensive investments that you will make for your home. Nevertheless, whether you are using the furniture for interior or exterior applications, it is bound to succumb to disrepair over time due to constant usage. At this point, some people may opt to simply replace their furniture. However, this is one of the more expensive solutions to keeping your home looking updated. A cost effective solution that you may want to consider is furniture restoration through reupholstering. Read More 

Teak Outdoor Furniture and Sunlight-Induced Colour Change: What You Can Expect

Teak furniture for your patio represents a sizeable investment, and so before you make that investment, it's important to do a little bit of planning. Whether you're opting for teak benches or even teak pool lounges, the look of the furniture will be somewhat altered by its ongoing exposure to sunlight. This is even true if your furniture will be partially in the shade while on your patio. This slight alteration to the look of the wood is certainly not a bad thing, but it's important to know what to expect. Read More