Blog - D & A Binder

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

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

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

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

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

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.