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How to clean and care for your sofa

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How to clean and care for your sofa

Knowing how to clean and care for your sofa is the key to an elegant living space. We all have homes that have to cater for young children, pets and general day to day spillages but these inevitabilities needn't be the end of the world. In this blog we offer a cleaning and care guide that will help you to take sofa spillages, smells and stains in your stride.  Taking preventative measures  The first step in caring for your sofa is taking preventative measures. Our top tip when pairing family-life, pets and general wear and tear with sofas is shopping for...

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How to clean velvet

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How to clean velvet

You want to know how to clean velvet. This could be because A) the wear and tear of everyday life on your velvet furniture is getting to you or B) you're in the mood to revamp your interiors but want to know just how high maintenance your favourite fabric is. Well, we've got some good news, this velvet care guide will provide you with advice from the experts. We will talk you through how to get the best out of your velvet, from styling to cleaning. Why choose velvet furniture? We love velvet for its timeless sophistication. Since its birth...

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How to remove water stains from wood

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How to remove water stains from wood

How to remove water stains from wood is the question of the times. If you're lost for how to remove water rings or water marks from your wooden table, you're not alone. Knowing how to care for teak is a minefield, despite the fact that by virtue, its beauty lies in its "warts and all" feel, from its weathered (and often reclaimed) journey. It should be totally low maintenance, right? Well, yes, actually. Caring for teak is easier than you'd think, once you know how. RAFT Furniture is proud to be the world’s leading manufacturer and largest retailer of 100%...

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