Tips for Buying Antique Furniture

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Do you love antique furniture? From the shapes to the upholstery fabric , antique furniture offers style that is hard to find in modern pieces. Make the most of your next shopping trip by using these tips for finding the right antique furniture for your home:

Decide What You Want

Start your search for antique furniture by sitting down and thinking about what you want. Do you want a specific new piece or are you shopping just for fun? It is easy to feel overwhelmed or want to buy everything after entering an antique furniture store, which is why you should think about what you want before you start shopping. If you are looking for one or more specific pieces, create a list to keep you on track so you can avoid getting distracted.

Consider Quality

Quality is one of the most important factors to keep in mind when shopping for antique furniture. People sell and donate furniture for a variety of reasons, including having too many signs of wear and tear. Keeping an eye out for signs of damage will help you decide what can be purchased and fixed easily and what is too damaged to even consider buying. Always look for the highest quality items you can find so you can enjoy them for years to come!

Test Everything

You cannot always trust your eyes alone to determine the quality of a piece of furniture you want to buy. That is why it is a good idea to test all moving elements before you buy anything. If you are looking at dressers or desks, make sure all drawers can open and close easily. If you are looking at furniture with any moving parts, test them out to ensure that they are not on the verge of breaking.

Think About What You Can Change

Fabric stores in Denver offer a variety of upholstery services that allow you to change almost any element of any piece of furniture! Keep this in mind if you find any furniture that you like but do not love. New upholstery can transform that piece into the perfect addition to your home.

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