Upholstery in Romford, Essex

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Abbey Group in Romford, Essex uses a total repair work and re-upholstery service to all domestic and business customers – restoring furnishings that you like. We can restore your furnishings to the initial level – if not much better. As patterns and styles alter over the years you can select a brand-new material to bring your old furnishings up-to-date […]

English Antique Furniture and the Importance of Patination

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Over an extended period, a darkened or coloured layer will form on antique furniture. This is known as patina. All antique furniture will have a slightly different patina. This is because no two furniture pieces will have been handled and treated in the same way. Light exposure will also vary between pieces of furniture, which […]

Scratched Furniture in Essex

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The Abbey Group in Essex provides the best furniture restoration wood repair services with over 100 years of family experience in the business. If you have furniture that is affected by the floods or heirlooms that require severe attention or a scratched table repair, then the master craftsmen at the Abbey Group in Essex are […]

What to Consider When Buying Antique Furniture

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If you are looking at buying your first item of antique furniture, you may feel unsure where to start. Antique pieces are special and may require care and maintenance. You will therefore want to be fully informed on what needs to be considered before making your purchase. Original Finish The original finish of an antique […]

Flooring Restoration in Romford, Essex

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Quality services by Abbey Group The Abbey Group offer a full restoration service in the Essex area. We have been providing good quality services to our customers for over eight generations. We promise high standards for every service they provide. Our company and services are based in Romford, Essex. We also offer an extensive delivery […]

Why Antiques Are Just As Important Today

Antique chair infront of blue antique sideboard

Many fashion trends and interior design fads come and go, but the general want for our homes to be minimalistic is consistent. One reason for this is space – homes are built slightly smaller now, and prices are rising. Many people are in smaller properties, so a streamlined and minimalistic interior design is often top […]

Spray Painting in Essex by Abbey

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Abbey Antiques is the leading and the most experienced spray painting company in Romford, Essex, with the most skilled and proficient team that will restore your old furniture using the most advanced equipment. Do you have any old worn-out furniture that you have been planning to replace with something new and exciting, something that will […]

How to give new life to inherited furniture

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Inheriting furniture from friends or family is often unexpected, and people are not always sure what to do with. While these heirlooms from loved ones hold sentimental value, they can seem dull or out of place in your home. Here, we look at ways you can redesign your inherited furniture, so it fits into your […]

French Polishing In Essex

French polishing in Essex

Abbey Antiques offer a specialised French polishing service for our Essex customers. Beautiful antique furniture is worth the absolute best care, and we ensure our French polishing service brings the true beauty out in your treasures. Antique pieces should be displayed with pride, and therefore require care and maintenance. Perhaps you are an avid collector […]

What Different Kinds of Furniture Repair Are There?

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When you spend a lot of money on furniture, you want to know it will be kept in the best condition possible. It might be something you buy for yourself, an antique you found for a bargain or something handed down the generations of your family. At some point, all furniture starts to look a […]