A general misconception among many people that have automobiles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, medical furniture, home furniture and more that is need of repair is that, “It is less expensive to replace rather than to restore.” This is a fallacy.
Winterizing your boat. Some may not realize it, but winter “time off” can be especially hard on your boat. Extended periods of inactivity will accelerate wear and tear and can contribute to breakdowns in the next boating season. If left unchecked, corrosion and rust can spread extensively and moisture can intrude and freezer during the winter.
When you find a piece of wood furniture you'd like to restore, it's really tempting to pull out your wallet and slide it in the truck. Often times though, we don't realize how much work or expense this may equate to. There's a handful of things you need to consider before making the choice to refinish wood furniture.
If you're thinking that your wood furniture is worn, beat, sun-faded and potentially scratched up by the cat, then you might consider refinishing the wood. Such items in your household might be a dresser, nightstand, family room table, dining room table, chairs, etc. There are basic essential tools you'll need to perform this job properly.
In order to prevent color fading in the key areas of your home and preserve your furniture for many years, you need to take adequate protective measures against the harmful effect of the sun. And remember that UV rays are present even on cloudy days. The same rule applies as if you had your skin directly out in the elements all day long.
If you want to take care of your leather aging leather furniture, or better yet you really love your leather shoes, wallets, purses, and boots - especially if you have a problem with boots... then you'll need a good, organic, home-made waterproofing and leather balm to help maintain your leather goods to last a lifetime.
Making your own cat repellent may just be the best thing you ever do if you love your little furry companions. Most importantly, if your cat has its claws then she'll need to satisfy the natural urge to "scratch". So you might have a wonderful peice of new furniture, a wall corner or bed post or some other thing in the house that is precious and expensive to you - but princess has other ideas about it...