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Thinking About Getting Vintage Furniture - What You Need to Know
By: Jhon Dep   |    October 6, 2012   |   0 Comments (0) (0)

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Vintage furniture items are very popular nowadays; many people are crazy for the look and are interested in turning their homes into a vintage paradise. Even for homes that are being sold, vintage furniture is being placed inside of them to give them a more appealing look in hopes of selling the home more easily. It’s considered to be a good idea to sell a home or to make an investment in adding vintage furniture to a home so that it will allow the value of the home to go up. This of course is true for those who are selling homes that will be furnished for those who might buy it. However, even if you plan to keep the furniture in the home and just sell the home without the furniture; you will still have lots of people interested in buying it.

Value increases

As time goes on, and you take great care of your vintage furniture, the value of it will increase; the older, the more vintage your furniture items will be. Unlike other types of furniture, vintage furniture does not depreciate in value. The value just continues to increase over time; so it makes vintage furniture a great investment. Another thing about vintage furniture is that it is quite easy to buy. For industrial vintage try ordering online at your own convenience.

Below are some tips that will help you to purchase the best vintage furniture available.

Knowing real vintage furniture when you see it

Vintage furniture is furniture that dates all the way back to the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. You can check when the items were made on labels on the bottom of them just so you will know whether or not they are vintage or not. Careful to not choose furniture that looks vintage but was really created recently, although there is nothing wrong with purchasing such items, if you want the real thing, again, check the label of the decorations or furnishings to see when they were made. You should also be able to distinguish between whether a piece of furniture is vintage or not by the material that it is made out of. If you are buying a piece of furniture that is made out of wood then you should check to see whether or not the wood is shrunken because wood shrinks as it ages, and this is how you will be able to verify antique wooden furniture.

Value

The next thing that you will need to keep in mind is the value of certain furniture items that you are looking for that are antique. Some things to look at to determine the value of antique furniture includes:

·       Design

·       Age

·       Quality

·       Application

You most certainly need to have some experience when it comes to identifying whether or not furniture is antique and how much it is worth. How rare and the type of condition the vintage furniture is in are two of the most important factors to observe.

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