Archive for November, 2016
For many people, when they buy furniture, it is one of the most expensive purchases they will ever make. For many people, these purchases rank just behind buying a home and buying a car in terms of how much they will spend. The furniture industry in the United States is a big one. In 2013, it generated approximately $101.41 billion in sales. For people who buy high end furniture, taking proper care of it is an important task. Never is this more true than when dealing with leather furniture, which needs some care and feeding to keep it looking like new for longer.
- Dust it often. To keep leather upholstery looking great, it is important to take a clean, dry rag or cloth and wipe the leat
Letter writing was once the main form of communication, before the invention of the telegraph. Letters would travel all across the world, containing communication from the official to the personal. While today, letter writing is not as popular as it once was, there is still a certain charm to crafting a hand-written letter and a certain joy in receiving one.
In 2014, 141 billion letters were mailed. While that sounds like a large amount, the U.S. Postal Service’s annual survey in 2010 revealed that the average home only received a personal letter once every seven weeks. This was down from once every two weeks in 1987.
Handwriting itself seems down in use, which can have some detrimental effects. Docmail, a UK-based printing and mailing company, conducted a study in 2012 that found that one in three par