12 Ways to Make Your Furniture Last Longer
Furniture that is used every day is prone to wear and tear. Here are 12 ways to make your furniture last longer.
Move Furniture Carefully
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Tighten Screws, Make Your Furniture Last Longer
Polish the Hardware
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Keep it Clean
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Use Appropriate Cleaners Only
Avoid Direct Sunlight
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Set House Rules
Invest in Slip Covers
Check for Scratches
Protect from Water Stains
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Avoid Cheap Furniture
While inexpensive furniture may be a tempting cost-saving measure, the money and time you spend trying to maintain, fix and clean it adds up over time. If you know you will use a piece of furniture for a long time, consider spending more for high quality. Ultimately, you can make your furniture last longer if it is good quality over a temporary cheaper solution.
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