Taking good care of our home furniture is crucial to ensure it remains in top-notch condition and lasts for years to come. However, with kids or pets at home, wear and tear are inevitable. The good news is that protecting your furniture from damage and preserving its aesthetic appeal is easier than you think. Here are three simple yet effective tips to get you started:

  1. Invest in high-quality covers and protectors

Covers and protectors are essential for safeguarding your furniture against spills, stains, and scratches. Whether you have a couch, a dining table, or a set of chairs, there are covers and protectors designed to fit your specific needs. Choose durable materials that are easy to clean and maintain, and make sure they fit snugly to avoid shifting and sliding.

  1. Place furniture away from direct sunlight

Sunlight can be damaging to furniture, causing fading and discoloration over time. To prevent this, avoid placing your furniture in direct sunlight or near windows that receive a lot of sunlight. You can also invest in window treatments that block UV rays to minimize damage.

  1. Clean and maintain your furniture regularly

Regular cleaning and maintenance are crucial to keep your furniture looking its best. Use a soft cloth to dust your furniture regularly, and wipe down spills and stains as soon as possible to prevent them from setting in. For wood furniture, use furniture polish or wax to protect the surface and prevent drying out.


Discover a vast selection of home furniture and office furniture in Kenya from Ashley Furniture and other furniture stores in Nairobi or Mombasa.

Fairdeal Furniture in Kenya offers a wide range of home furniture including living room sofas, bedroom nightstandsmirrors, and dining sets, as well as office furniture such as reception desks and office chairs. They also have outdoor furniture like outdoor dining sets and hammocks. You can customize your furniture to create your dream space.