Month: August 2014


Keep Your Favorite Furniture Fancy and Fresh

A well-loved piece of furniture can quickly go from new and clean to dirty and dingy. While Gamino Upholstery is a great way to restore your over-used furniture, there are also ways to help keep your fabric looking beautiful for a long time. Vacuuming the furniture regularly will help, but a deep clean might be needed a couple of times a year. Try these easy steps to give your upholstered furniture a good scrub down.

1) Use a small dusting brush to remove any loose dirt or dust. If your piece of furniture has extra cushions, remove those and brush them off separately.

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Variety of Chairs

Gamino Upholstery & Décor in LA Daily News

Gamino Upholstery & Décor owner Isabel Gamino was recently featured in the Los Angeles Daily News article, “Tips on Refurbishing Old Furniture to Give It a New Lease on Life.”

Read what makes a piece of furniture worth saving and what sets great upholstery shops apart from the rest.

If you would like to see if your favorite piece of furniture could get a new lease on life, contact GAMINO Upholstery & Décor for a FREE estimate.

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Is Custom Furniture Right for You?

Furniture SketchYou’re on the hunt for the perfect piece of furniture, but you can’t find it. You’re tired of everyone’s furniture looking the same. You hate that the fabric on store bought pieces seems to wear easily and the structure breaks down seemingly overnight.

If this sounds like you, you may need to think about designing your own piece of custom furniture. If you can explain what you’d like for your home, a custom furniture builder, a true artisan, can build it.

Yes, custom furniture is more expensive than store bought, but how long does the mass-produced sofa last? How many store bought club chairs have you replaced in the last 15 years?

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How to Add Panache to Your Palette

Bright Yellow Couch With StripesAre you tired of neutrals and coordinating everything in safe color schemes? Liven things up with one furniture piece that packs some punch!

Your neutral pieces are fantastic; don’t get rid of them, just add some panache with a new custom piece. There are a few questions to ask yourself to get the perfect statement piece of furniture.

What do you need? Are you in need of a new sofa, arm chair, club chair, or love seat?

What kind of statement do you want to make? Are you looking to make a big splash or have a unique conversation piece?

What colors or patterns are you drawn to? Do you want a solid bright piece or a colorful pattern? You can even do a patterned solid, which adds the color you want with an interesting texture.

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