Fly the flag with confidence and pride

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Many American families and businesses show their pride by flying the flag on patriotic holidays or perhaps every day. The flag can be a stirring symbol of freedom that unites neighborhoods and communities. You can display the flag with patriotic pride by following the guidelines outlined in the U.S. Flag Code.


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Restoring antique furniture

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Part 2 of 2 – Antique furniture and mixed-media objects are often among the more challenging projects to restore and preserve due to the combination of materials that may have been used to create them. In general, the furniture that my associates and I are called upon to repair and restore suffers from special problems or is very unique in its decoration. Keep in mind that we are not refinishers; rather, we strive to retain the integrity of the original finish, gold leaf or hand-painted surfaces.


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Preserving fine furniture for future generations

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Part 1 of 2 – It may not surprise you that the majority of historic furniture is in private hands. Items that a family enjoys today may carry great significance through history. Proper care and maintenance is the only way to ensure its preservation for future generations.


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Photo cleaning and care – solving common problems

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Part 2 of 2 – Proper handling can prevent some damage to photographs. Clean, white cotton gloves should be worn while handling photographs. Oils from hands, lotions and other sources can mark the image’s surface and may not be reversible. Never use ink to mark photographs or enclosures. Instead, use a soft lead pencil on the reverse side of the photo.


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