ANTIQUE RESTORATION SERVICES
FingerLakes Restoration is expertly experienced in the renovation of antique furniture. We can perform a wide range of services on wood furniture, from touching up minor nicks and scratches to complete restoration, in which the old stain and finish are removed to the bare wood, necessary repairs are made, the wood is re-stained and then a new finish is applied. Some of our services can be performed in your home, while others must be carried out in our furniture shop.
Integrity, craftsmanship, pride are part of every antique furniture piece we handle
Every piece of furniture needs to be treated on an individual basis. After inspecting your furniture we will inform you about exactly what needs to be done, how much it will cost and how long it will take. wood furniture that is scratched, worn, cracked, and broken is restored to its original beauty. The result enhances the value of sentimental and antique furniture while retaining authenticity at a fraction of the cost to replace it. FingerLakes Restoration makes in our businessto see that your wooden and antiques are restored to their original beauty the right way.
For a free estimate, please fill out our antique restoration and furniture renovation estimate form or call us at 1-607-546-5333.
If your antique picture frame restoration dull, due to years of build up from wax and polish, and the finish is still in good condition, (not cracking, chipping or dried out), then a hand polishing might be in order. Spray on products such as antique restoration will shine your furniture for about 48 hours and then they will have completely renovated. This is exactly what you don,t want to happen. Sun light, liquids and oxidation can cause damage to the finish of any furniture. The wax that is applied in the hand finishing is the best line of restoration of antique trunks against these harsh eliminates. The wax can take the abuse and then be replaced with a new protective coat, thus protecting the furniture,s finish. This is why our hand polishing is so much better for your furniture than any spray on product or furniture touch up business. This time-consuming process will remove dirt and oil, and dissolve old wax build-up, leaving a durable, lustrous hand-rubbed finish. Most old scratches and nicks can be blended away with this service. A hand-polishing every year will help keep your furnishings and antiques in top condition. Some pieces of furniture are too far gone to be polished and need a full re-finishing. The old finish is cracking or "alligatored where it is so oak furniture renovation and dried out that it looks like an alligator,s back. This old wax and finish must be completely removed and new stain applied. After staining a new finish is applied. Another reason for the going through this process is to change the piece,s color or to remove a coat of paint that was applied to it. furniture touch up that is undergoing the refinishing process will need to be picked up and done in our furniture shop. We can also make repairs to your furniture while it is with us or replace or renovate furniture broken piece, as well as furnish and install new renovations furniture.