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Why Do Antiques Smell So Bad?

Why Do Antiques Smell So Bad?

Tuesday 1st May 2018 at 16:34:53
Antique furniture can sometimes emit a funky, musty smell, especially after spending years stored away in less-than-ideal conditions, such as a basement or a warehouse. There are several factors that can contribute to the smell; if you own an antique piece with an unpleasant odour, here is a list of some possible culprits that can help you get to the root of the problem.
5 Reasons Why Antiques Are So Expensive

5 Reasons Why Antiques Are So Expensive

Tuesday 1st May 2018 at 16:25:00
Many first-time buyers who are new to the antiques trade are puzzled by the seemingly sky-high prices of antique furniture. There are, however, several good reasons for these hefty price tags; we have broken down the 5 most important reasons in this article to satisfy your curiosity about the cost of antique furniture.
The Top 10 London Antiques Shops

The Top 10 London Antiques Shops

Monday 9th April 2018 at 12:27:20
London is well known for its position as a central hub in the antiques trade, and the variety of shops and choices available can seem overwhelming at times, especially for someone new to the industry. Here is a list of the best antiques stores in London to help your search for the perfect vintage item.
9 Reasons Why Antiques Are 2018's Biggest Trend

9 Reasons Why Antiques Are 2018's Biggest Trend

Friday 30th March 2018 at 14:13:42
Antiques are experiencing a new boom in popularity, and the demand for antique furniture is increasing as people turn to retro-inspired styles when decorating their homes. Here are 9 reasons why antiques are 2018's biggest trend.
5 Reasons Antique Furniture Deserves a Place In Your Home

5 Reasons Antique Furniture Deserves a Place In Your Home

Monday 26th March 2018 at 18:36:56
A haberdashery cabinet that has withstood 200 years of opening and closing, or a table that has held a century’s worth of family meals, is bound to be well-built and durable, as opposed to many of today’s pieces of furniture which collapse or crack a couple of years after being bought. D&A Binder stand by this, which is why we deliver the finest antique furniture and shop fittings in London to restore old antiques.
7 Proven Tips to Restore Antique Furniture

7 Proven Tips to Restore Antique Furniture

Tuesday 20th March 2018 at 15:58:45
Restoring antique or old furniture might seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be if you have the right tools and skills. Here are some of D&A Binder's most useful tips on how to restore antique furniture and bring it back to top quality.