Why buying professionally refinished or upcycled furniture is better than buying brand new furniture!
Although the term ‘upcycle’ has been around since the 1990s, its popularity only really started to grow a decade later and has culminated with a substantial increase in people upcycling and buying refinished furniture since lockdown began. This upcycling craze subsequently led to an Upcycle Revolution and the creation of National Upcyling Day last year, with the aim of highlighting ways to upcycle more and throw away less.
To mark the second National Upcycle Day on June 24th 2021, this article talks about:
- What the Upcycling Revolution is all about and why it isn’t a new concept
- Why upcycling and in particular furniture refinishing has become so popular in the last 18 months
- Benefits of buying refinished furniture or upcycling your own
- 10 things a good professional furniture refinisher can offer