Restoring old picture frames

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Restoring old picture frames

I love how much work went into old picture frames. They often told as much of a story as the picture inside. I see lots of frames in my business that have not been treated well, that have been stored badly in sheds or sat in rooms with smoke building up on them for years. It's great to be able to get the frames back to their glory days and let their beauty shine on through. If you are looking to do some restoration of your own, my site has a collection of the tips and tricks I've learnt over the years to get the best effects.

Wooden Floors: Simple Tips on Repair and Restoration

There are numerous materials that are suitable for residential flooring, but wood has remained popular due to its diverse advantages. The material has a natural appearance which matches with modern interior styles and traditional homes. The surface of wooden floors is warm and comfortable, which limits the need to purchase floor coverings like carpets. In addition, wood is resilient and sturdy, and the flooring product will provide extended durability. On the other hand, this flooring material is still susceptible to damage when exposed to harsh conditions. Read More 

Cigarette Burns or Stains on Your Upholstery? Here’s What You Need to Do

Australia has some of the most stringent anti-smoking laws on the planet. There are a large number of beaches where you can't light up, and you can't even smoke on the outdoor Queen Street Mall in Brisbane. One of the few places where you can quietly enjoy a cigarette or two is in the privacy of your own home. If you smoke inside your home, sooner or later you will probably have to solve the problem of patching a cigarette burn on your upholstery. Read More 

Chipping Grout? Undertake DIY Tile Re-grouting in 3 Simple Steps

Chipping grout on your kitchen and bathroom tiles is more common than you think, because these two rooms are most susceptible to heat and moisture. If you discover worn out grout and tile loosening, then it's perhaps time to undertake the process of re-grouting. This simple DIY task is easier than you think, as long as you have the right materials. You will need pre-mixed grout, water grout sealer, a utility knife, a plastering trowel, a chisel, a vacuum and a sponge –– all of which can easily be purchased from a home improvement store. Read More 

Application and benefits of CNC machining

CNC, which means Computerized Numerical Control, is a machining technique that employs computers to control the lathes, routers, grinders, drills and mills. Using computerized control modules to control these tools during the machining process results in more accurate work, less working times per piece and high quality finishes. Such factors make sense especially in high volume work such as large-scale industrial restoration work where wastage of raw materials and high quality matter. Read More 

Common Garage Door Problems Troubleshooting Tips

If your automatic garage door at home starts to act up or fails to work altogether, you want to ensure that you call a professional to handle these repairs. Garage doors that open by rolling along tracks that are overhead work with very large springs, and these can be dangerous and even downright deadly when coiled. Garage doors are also very heavy and can cause injury if they should suddenly fall from the track or if the track should pull away from the wall. Read More