Category Fine Furniture

Simple Yet Effective Ways To Stop Cats From Scratching Your Wood Furniture

If the cat is clawing away at the wood furniture around the house, it can often be disheartening, stressful and annoying. However, before locking the cat up in a cage for the day, there are some strategies that are rather effective.

Why Cats Scratch ~ meow~

Keep in mind that cats don’t scratch for the fun of it. Most of the time, a cat will scratch because they see it as a form of exercise, a way to clean their nails or as a way to leave behind a scent. In fact, if a cat doesn’t scratch, it can often be a sign that they have underdeveloped muscles, which can lead to potential health problems in the future. Since cats are always going to scratch, there are some things the average cat owner can do to remedy the situation.

Cat Scractch Furniture

Deter the Scratching ~ meow ~

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4 Tips on Cleaning Antique Wood Furniture

In an age of cheap, particle-board furniture, true heirloom furniture is hard to come by. If you’re lucky enough to come into a great piece of antique wood furniture, it’s worth preserving. In order to extend the life of your piece and keep it in great shape, you’ll need to thoroughly clean it; however, cleaning antique furniture can be difficult if you don’t know how to go about it. To make your antique furniture sparkle like new without causing damage, follow this step-by-step process.

1. Start by gently removing any surface dust, dirt, or grime from the piece. Begin with a soft, dry cloth to pick up anything easily removed. Then follow with a diluted solution of degreasing dish soap and warm water...

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