Entries by TimFM

Removing ink from leather furniture

Accidently swiping your leather sofa with a pen can ruin the suite – but we’re here to help! If you happen to mark your furniture with a ball point pen, it’s important to act quickly – but don’t be tempted to scrub it. Firstly, determine the type of leather that you have from the manufacturers […]

Portsmouth furniture restoration business owner support homeless project

A Furniture Medic business owner in Portsmouth was part of a team of volunteers who have renovated and converted a Stagecoach double-decker bus into a shelter for the homeless in the town. Managed by Joanne Vines and Sammy Barcroft from The Bus Project Portsmouth, the project was completed quicker than the 10 months scheduled and has […]

How to restore and clean old furniture

Before you toss that old piece of furniture out or put on Gumtree, why not consider cleaning and restoring to bring back its natural beauty. The professionals at Furniture Medic have several helpful tips for how to restore old furniture. Don’t be afraid to grab that antique store find, even if it looks a bit worn […]

Leicestershire furniture restoration company expands in Nottingham in 20th anniversary

A Leicester-based furniture restoration business has expanded its operation into Nottingham on its 20th anniversary, as it looks to capitalise on the increasing demand for its services. Furniture Medic Leicester owners Dave and Jay Canderton launched the business, based in Aylestone in 1997. Now employing seven staff in its Leicester workshop, the company has expanded […]

Upcycling – a great summer pastime!

Upcycling is the latest craze!  It’s an even an even greener way of recycling – you find a new purpose for your unwanted items before they get thrown away.  For example, you might use an old woolly jumper to make a cushion cover or a pair of wellies with a hole in the bottom as […]

Furniture Medic Glasgow owner celebrates first year in business

A Glasgow furniture restoration franchise owner who purchased the company from its previous owner in spring 2016, has closed out his first year reporting a 30% increase in revenue. Kirk Grannell, owner and operator of Furniture Medic Glasgow, invested in the furniture restoration franchise after an extensive career in business management and worked closely with […]

Call the Medics! Local couple launch Lincoln furniture restoration franchise

Furniture Medic Lincoln, a furniture restoration franchise of ServiceMaster, one of the UK’s leading and largest multi-brand franchisor, has been launched by a local couple with over eight years’ experience in furniture repair. Eligijus and Daiga Kleinovas, of Lincolnshire operate across Lincoln, Skegness, Boston, Mablethorpe, Louth, Market Rasen, Woodhall Spa and the surrounding areas offering […]

Furniture Medic at the Restaurant Design Show 2016

Furniture Medic, the world’s largest furniture restoration and repair company is attending the Restaurant Design Show 2016. If you own a restaurant, bar, or café and you’re looking to redesign your establishment or you’re thinking of opening a new one, then you need to attend the Restaurant Design Show 2016. The UK’s largest restaurant design […]

A helping hand for handbags

It’s not uncommon for a designer handbag to cost more than a small second hand car and for that reason many luxury handbag owners are turning to leather and upholstery experts to help maintain and restore their prized possessions. However,  if like us, a luxury handbag is nothing more of a distant dream and your […]

Dust off the garden furniture

Summer is finally here and as we may get to experience some hot weather for the first time this year, we thought it was time for us to share our garden furniture care tips. This handy advice should help you to protect your investment and to keep your outdoor furniture looking its best for years to […]

Home Staging Tips from Wayfair

First impressions count and no more so when you’re trying to sell your home. Impress buyers and increase your chances of a quick sale with these Home Staging Tips via Wayfair.co.uk

Celebrating a quarter century of service in Dorset

ServiceMaster Clean and Furniture Medic in Dorset recently celebrated 25 years’ service for two of its employees, Wayne Goff and John Palmer. The company celebrated in style with dinner and in true Furniture Medic style, presented both Wayne and John with gifts that had been hand-crafted by managing director, Robbie Taylor. With a passion for […]

Don’t let your pet ruin your furniture

Pets will chew and scratch your furniture and they might even have the odd accident! Owning a pet is a big decision to make, as is having a child. Now that you have made that decision, you should look to protect your furniture from excitable puppies and enthusiastic kittens.  With this in mind, we have a […]