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How to Price Used Furniture

Wash, clean, and buff the furniture to make the most money. A clean piece of furniture is infinitely easier to sell, and to price competitively. Get out any stains, polish up the edges, and consider cheaply staining or painting faded furniture. If there are any small repairs you can make, put them in now. It […]

Best Second Hand Furniture Shop In KL

Moving into a new space? Or maybe just keen on scouting the town for cool vintage finds to add to your house? Brand new furniture can be quite expensive, but if you know where to look, you can find affordable and unique second hand furniture around the KL and Klang Valley. Abumama.my is one of […]

Best Second Hand Furniture Shop In Cheras

In Japanese culture, Kintsugi (also known as “Kintsukuroi”) is the art of repairing broken pottery with gold lacquer. As a philosophy, it teaches us to embrace the beauty in imperfections. It does not disguise or hide an object or person’s breakage, scars, and repairs. Instead, they are treated as part of the object/person’s history and […]

Why Reuse?

Reuse is our future. Earth’s raw materials are going too fast. Reuse extends the life of things that have already been made – so it conserves natural resources and reduces waste and pollution. Reuse – including repair, rental, and repurposing – means good local jobs and keeps money in our local economies. And reuse saves […]

Back To Basic: What Is Recycling 3Rs?

What Is Recycling 3Rs? Because of global warming, pollution, diminishing forests, and a limited supply of natural resources, people are becoming more aware of the importance of protecting the environment.  The 3Rs in solid waste management generally refer to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Waste in the environment affects the air, water, land, animals, plants, and […]

Donating Your Old Clothes To NGOs

Don’t we all have old clothes that we never wear? Clothes that don’t seem to fit us anymore? If you’re anything like me you’d probably answer ‘yes’ to both questions. In fact, I’m quite sure that a good portion of your closets would be filled with clothes you either can’t or just don’t wear. If […]

Why We Love Second Hand Furniture

There’s really something to be said for buying second hand furniture. As Lindsay Miles writes on her zero-waste lifestyle blog, Treading My Own Path, the benefits go well beyond the joy of the hunt. Here’s why you should consider go the thrifty route when you need something, rather than hitting up a new furniture store.