Blog — restoration

How to Age Metal

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Have you ever found yourself replacing a hinge or drawer pull that just doesn’t match its weathered counterparts? Perhaps you’ve been wanting to make a rustic coffee table but the screws and hardware you’ll use are just too shiny!

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Incorporating Metal Accents into your Design

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Every room should have accents of metal. You can achieve this by using wrought iron hooks, furniture bases, candlesticks or lighting fixtures, mirrors, etc. Metal accents bring an edge to your design and balance the softness of a sofa, bed or chair. It is the final touch and brings along a finality to the project.

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Metal Handrails For Every Style

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Often when we think of interior railings we think wood. Wood railings are the most commonly seen types of interior railings yet bringing in the element of metal can be truly fun, and design-spirational! 

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Five Inspiring Home Entry Ways

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For function or fashion, your entryway should always be one of the most inspiring spaces in your home. All houses both big and small share this common area where you the opportunity is created to set the tone for your designs style. Whether you prefer country farmhouse chic or a modern, edgy look, here are 5 inspiring spaces that are sure to leave you with entryway envy. 

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Refurbishing Your Outdoor Metal Furniture

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Refurbishing Your Outdoor Metal Furniture   Even the highest quality metal furniture can become unsightly without care. Care for lawn and patio sets includes keeping an eye out for paint chipping, flaking and rusting and making sure to store it under shelter during the winter months.   What can you do if your patio furniture has become worn and needs a refresher?   Scrape any loose or flaking paint - Prep is the most important part of your refurbishing job! Be sure to use a sturdy wire brush and remove any flaking or chipping paint. For your safety, please be...

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