Bring New Life Back to an Old Frame

Decades of exposure to home air, dirt, dust and sunlight can wreak havoc on your antique framing. Whether it’s a cherished wooden frame around a favorite artwork or a classic find that you fell in love with at an antiques sale, restoring the look and color of a frame is an intricate and intensive task. Depending on the damage, the needs of your frame may be more or less involved, but no matter the issues, the team at L.A. Frame Co. can help.

Frame Restoration

Our restoration experts have worked with a wide range of intricate designs, fragile woodwork and cracked or broken frames throughout the years. With a delicate touch, we work to restore the original look and luster of your antique frame, removing the effects of time on your frame. This includes stabilizing weakened elements, rebuilding sections that may be too damaged or worn to retain, and refinishing the product when the original shine cannot be restored with a thorough cleaning. Odd shapes, intricate patterns and unique designs are no problem for our team.

For more than 40 years, we’ve helped clients bring back the original beauty of their classic frames, repairing defects, cleaning away grime and reversing the fading of decades of sunlight exposure. Restoring your frame does more than just make it look better, it also helps protect your frame’s value. Fresh polish and stabilization can preserve your frame’s condition and help it weather decades more as a valued display in your home or office.

For more information on our restoration processes and services – including painting, paper and textile restorations – contact us today!

Capturing Memories with Shadow Box Framing

With Veterans Day this week, it’s worth considering the many honored servicemen and women and their descendants who look back upon their medals or accolades in remembrance of their service and their fellow comrades. Whether you’re a former service member or the son or daughter of a veteran, you want to keep the medals and other memorabiliaContinue Reading

Restoration of Art on Paper

Sunlight and age, dirt and dust. These and many other influences can damage artwork and documents over time, causing fading, discoloration and even staining. Paper is one of the most difficult media types to fully and properly restore, but the experts at L.A. Frame Co. have experience working with these precious documents to bring themContinue Reading

Crating and Packaging Art for Shipping

When you’re considering sending artwork through the mail, the first thought that comes to mind is the safety of your prized prints and paintings. Whether large or small, framed or unframed, mirrors, paintings or any other work, each requires special care to arrive intact at their destinations. There are two main methods of crating andContinue Reading

A Handy How-To on Hanging Heavy or Oversized Items

Large, heavy and oversized pieces of artwork make beautiful, unique and bold statements in your home. After investing a large amount of time and money in these pieces, the next step is safely hanging and anchoring your artwork to display it in your home. Tools First, the RedDotBlog outlines the tools that you need toContinue Reading

Add a Fresh Look to Your Home with Mirrors

One of the recent trends in interior decoration has been adding accent and decorative mirrors to help add character and appeal to a room. A mirror can add a sense of depth or reflecting lighting and improve the brightness and color of a space. A custom-designed mirror is the perfect way to add a uniqueContinue Reading


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