Tag: Furniture

What Sorts Of Things Can You Expect To Buy At A Reclamation Yard?

One of the main attractions of visiting a reclamation yard is you never know what you will find let along expect to buy. A reclamation yard will have anything from reclaimed building materials to furniture and unusual antiques on display at any one time. This makes a visit to more of a voyage of discovery




Ikea’s Real Impact On Antique Furniture

Prices for antiques are now at their lowest in relative terms since the 1930s and it’s all Ikea’s fault according to many articles circulating in the media. So are things really as bad as they are saying? Ikea certainly seems to have gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt it has staying




Why Buy Vintage This Christmas?

Are you stuck for ideas on what gifts to buy this Christmas? Then come along to Beeston Reclamation and find something unusual you won’t find in any high street shop. At this time of year much of the pleasures of Christmas shopping is taken away by crowds of people marauding through shops that struggle to




Investing In Antique Furniture – Which Era Is Best?

Antique furniture has long attracted the attention of wealthy investors but in more recent years, there has been something of a decline in appetite for furniture from some periods. So what era should you be focusing on at the moment when it comes to antique furniture for investment? Like anything else in investment, what goes




3 Tips For Living With Reclaimed Antiques And Materials

Besides reclaimed building materials, you will find many unusual items at Beeston Reclamation which you can use for your building and interior design projects in exciting new ways. One of the major benefits of buying reclaimed items for your home is the authenticity. While you will see a lot of imitations of antique furniture and




Reclaimed Plus Modern Elements Adds Up To A Beautiful Home

Having a house full of reclaimed and antique materials doesn’t have to look like a museum. Mixing reclaimed and antiques in today’s interiors will often see the introduction of brighter colours with modern elements that help bring a nice balance to rooms rather than have them look oppressively old fashioned. Incorporating several layers of reclaimed




Want To Achieve Hygge This Winter? Visit To Beeston Reclamation!

Have you ever heard of the word ‘hygge’? if you haven’t then you soon will because we are now approaching its high season. So what is hygge and how can Beeston Reclamation help you achieve it? Hygge which is pronounced ‘hooga’ in Danish is a winter craze imported from Denmark. The word has something of




How To Choose Period Door Furniture

If you happen to be renovating an older property, you will probably be considering a visit to the reclamation yard to choose some authentic items you can use for details. One of the most popular items on sale at reclamation yards are reclaimed doors and furniture. However it is important to consider the following before




Would You Buy A Rocking Horse For Six Figures?

No, neither would we! But there are some clever entrepreneurs out there making six figures from rocking horses. Rocking horses have been a feature of children’s bedrooms and nurseries since way back in 17th century and they continue to hold an enduring appeal today. We happen to have one rocking horse in stock dating back




What Makes Welsh Dressers So Popular?

We often see the faces of visitors to Beeston Reclamation light up when they see an antique Welsh dresser. The appeal of the Welsh Dresser continues to endure even to this day when the needs of the modern household have changed dramatically. So what is it that makes the Welsh dresser so appealing? One thing