Furniture Repair Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can Furniture Medic repair my furniture on site?
A: In many cases, yes, Furniture Medic can conduct repairs on site. However, there are times when the extent of the damage will require your furniture to be repaired at an off-site facility. In those instances, Furniture Medic will make you aware of the procedure for off-site repairs.
Q: Will the products used to repair my furniture be safe for my family?
A: Furniture Medic uses predominately water-based products which have less odor. Some repair processes may require the use of more traditional products. In these instances, the Furniture Medic technician will ensure adequate ventilation or simply work on the piece outside of the home.
Q: What are the main types of damage that can be repaired in my home?
A: Furniture Medic repairs damage on all types and styles of wood furniture, surfaces and cabinets. In many cases, items can be repaired instead of being replaced, which is a cost savings.
Q: I have a white spot on the finish of my table, can this be repaired?
A: White spots on furniture can result when heat (a hot pizza box, for example) or water (from a glass) penetrate the surface. In most cases, Furniture Medic can repair this type of damage on site in a few hours or less. In cases where the damage is too great, Furniture Medic will present you with other options for restoring the piece.
Q: My dog has chewed the leg of my table and left some damage. Can this be repaired?
A: Furniture Medic can repair areas of pet damage including dog chews, cat scratches and various other types of pet damage. Furniture Medic will provide you with an analysis of the damaged areas and provide you with options on how we can restore the look of the damaged piece.
Q: I have a table that is showing some wear. What are my options for making this piece look better?
A: There are several ways worn finishes can be repaired. If the wearing is minimal, a new coat of finish can be applied to achieve the desired result of an enhanced appearance. However, if the finish is too badly damaged, the table will most likely need to be stripped and refinished.
Q: I recently purchased a piece of furniture for my bedroom but the color does not match the rest of the furniture in my room. Is this something that Furniture Medic can help me with?
A: Furniture Medic specializes in color changes and specialty finishes. A Furniture Medic specialist can conduct a consultation and provide you with options for this process.
Q: How long will the repair take? Will I be without my piece of furniture for an extended time?
A: Furniture Medic strives to do many repairs while in the home to reduce turnaround time. Many repairs can be done while in the home for a few hours. However, sometimes the damage is extensive and must be taken off site for repair.