Furniture is perhaps the most important component of one's home, second only to having a reliable roof and walls. We use our couches, chairs, tables, beds, and desks every day of our lives, usually never thinking twice about their value. Once your furniture starts looking old and worn, however, you'll notice it more than ever. If you have kids or pets, keeping things clean and in decent shape can be tougher than it looks.
Fortunately, there are a variety of ways you can help keep your furniture looking shiny and new for longer than you ever thought possible—even in the presence of rambunctious little ones. In this article, we'll share a few simple tips you can use at home to keep your table nick-free, your couch fray-proof, and your favorite chair spotless for years to come.