French Polishing refers to the use of Shellac resin to provide a high gloss, protective layer on wood furniture that is both practical and aesthetically pleasing. Here at Alan Farr Ltd, we have extensive experience as French Polishers, and can carry out our services on a range of projects, from domestic, commercial and heritage.
If you have wood flooring, make sure you protect its lifespan and utilise its natural qualities by having a polishing finish applied. Read the benefits below on how this can help your home.
Here at Alan Farr Ltd, we understand the sentimental value that furniture can hold, which is why we believe that all furniture is worth taking care of and, when necessary, worth restoring. If you are concerned about a woodworm infestation in some of your items, make sure you know what signs to look out for. In this blog, we have outlined the key symptoms of woodworm that may require furniture restoration services.
2016 has been a big year for furniture restoration and upcycle projects, and 2017 is showing no signs of change. Bring an old chair or dresser to life with these top tips from Alan Farr Limited and a little bit of love.
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As from the 2nd June 2014 we now operate out of Unit 4a Ash Park, Hyssop Close, Cannock, WS11 7XA, Tel: 01543 469946, After 34 years we have left Electric Avenue and have moved into larger premises due to our workload, it was a sad day for all as it is where Alan started in 1980 moving on from A Farr & Sons which his father started 40 years previous so we are now into a 3rd generation of a family business, there are many good memories from when we started to the present day, we would like to thank all our staff, all our clients who over the years have been very supportive and with us moving forward to a new future which is exciting for all involved.
A special thank you to Janet Avery who has been with us for 27 years and has now retired , we wish her all the best for the future.
Please call or email any queries where we will still be able to help you with your requirements.
We are currently involved with the clean up down in Somerset with restoring peoples furniture, all items we can restore will be in our Cannock depot where they will dry out be repaired and restored then put into storage for when people return to their houses
Sooner or later, homeowners are faced with the prospect of replacing their furniture; this can be a daunting and time-consuming project, both in terms of the options available and of the costs involved. If you are considering replacing your home’s furniture, the first thing you should decide is which option suits your needs best: buying new or restoring your existing furniture.
Happy New Year and lets hope 2014 can be a good one for all, we have come back to be very busy again with the flooding down south west, we are down there at present organising removal of peoples furniture to dry out and get ready for restoration, we also have in our spray shop over 3000 lengths of timber to be fire proofed for a caravan park refurbishment we are involved with and look forward to completing for the end of January.
Many thanks to all our staff for their hard work in 2013 and let it continue in 2014
If you have woodwork in your business premises, you definitely need to look at spray finish closely. Spray finishing can be done with paint or lacquer, giving everything from practical fire-proof purposes to a simply stunning and impressive appearance. We, at Allan Farr Ltd., have listed down few irresistible benefits that spray finishing brings, and how these can help your business. Continue reading