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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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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information We understand during this time of uncertainty, our customers are keen to know what impact Covid-19 will have on RAFT and your orders. Please note all our stores and warehouses are currently closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. All of our telephone lines, live chat and social channels are operating as normal, as is our online shop. For any orders made now, we have the stock ready to go, as soon as the Government lifts the lockdown your orders will be processed and despatched. For new sofa orders please allow four weeks from when the lockdown is...

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Mother's Day Competition and Gift Ideas

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Mother's Day Competition and Gift Ideas

It's a truth universally acknowledged that mums are the most wonderful people ever put on this planet. Mother's Day this year falls on Sunday 22nd March, just incase it has slipped your mind... It's time to think about how you're going to make the person who has always put you first, feel as special as she is. So, whether you're an only child taking on the Mother's Day mission solo or clubbing together with siblings to treat your mum like a Queen this Sunday, now is your time to shine. What's more, it was International Women's Day not so long...

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5 ways to add colour to your home tastefully

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5 ways to add colour to your home tastefully

Add a pop of colour to your home and transform a space, giving it a new lease of life. As interior design fanatics, we love that we have the freedom to play around with colour schemes all day long. This year, neo-mint is a big one for us, so watch this space! However, when it comes to your own home, we understand that getting it right the first time saves a lot of money and perplexed looks from guests. If you're someone who gets carried away by your love of all colours, we're here to offer you a helping hand....

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