9 Game-Changing Amazon Finds That’ll Rescue Old, Sagging, or Stained Furniture

published Sep 7, 2023
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Even if you’re careful with your things, the sad truth is that furniture declines in quality with age, so it’s natural for your sofa, mattress, chairs, and other pieces to sustain a bit of wear and tear. Because these are typically expensive items, you want to hold onto them for as long as you can. Besides, just because your leather couch has a gnarly gash on it from your cat, that doesn’t mean it’s no longer a comfy place to sit. Luckily, there are steps you can take to make it less of an eyesore. There’s actually a whole market for products that don’t necessarily repair furniture, per se, but they do conceal blemishes and give your prized pieces a bit of a pick-me-up. Although they result in small, inexpensive changes, these products have the power to make your decades-old furnishings look brand-new again. So save your money, and check out our top Amazon finds for fixing furniture below.

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Got an unsightly stain on your wooden table or a nick in your media console? Hide it with these furniture repair markers. A set of 12 is just $9, and you get six different colors in both crayon and marker form, ensuring coverage for a variety of finishes. With nearly 7,000 five-star ratings, the markers are clearly a hit with Amazon customers, who say they work splendidly.

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Damaged leather might seem impossible to fix, but this easy, inexpensive solution will completely hide any blemishes your favorite armchair might have. With this tape, there are 28 colors to choose from, so you're almost guaranteed to find one that matches your furniture. From there, simply tear a piece of the tape off, cover the flaw, and enjoy your good-as-new seat once again.

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A good sofa is one of the best investments you can make, but even the highest quality couches eventually show their age. That's where this product comes in. The HomeProtect couch support board goes over the base of your sofa, gently raising your cushions and bringing your sofa back to life again. It's easy to see why it was such a hit with our readers!

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Mattresses don't always align perfectly with bed frames, so if there's an uncomfortable gap between yours, check out this ingenious filler wedge. It's certainly a better alternative to buying a new mattress, plus, it prevents your pillow from falling into the gap. The wedge is also soft and slightly elevated, offering plenty of support while you sleep.

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was $14.99

Before I worked in a restaurant, I thought wobbly table legs just had to be fixed with stacks of napkins or whatever other makeshift solution was on hand. But we used these little wedges in-house, and you can totally use them at home, too. There's nothing more annoying than trying to eat or converse over a shaky table, so snag a pack of 30 now for under $15.

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This first one is for cat owners. If your kitty has a bad habit of scratching up the furniture, we suggest investing in one or more of these sofa protectors, which turn the corners of your couch into scratching posts. AT contributor Nic swears by them. "I feel like pet products always have some caveat," he wrote. "But with these sofa protectors, I’ve had zero complaints. They work exactly as advertised, they last much longer than I expected, and they’re available in five different colors so you can choose the one that best matches the color of the furniture you’re protecting."

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Although a bed might look stylish and practical at first glance, sometimes it arrives at your house, and you see that its shoddy wooden box spring isn't going to hold up for a long time. Instead of sleeping on top of flimsy boards, however, you can just replace the slats with this tough steel box spring base. Its quick lock construction allows for fast assembly, so your bed will feel sturdier in no time.

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If your dining chair seats have seen better days, you can simply hide them with these faux leather covers. I purchased them a while back, and they made my parents' faux leather chair look flawless once again after it sustained some seat damage. It is slightly noticeable that the chair has a cover on it, but that's still far better than looking at an ugly splotch every day.

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was $8.99

Whether you're dealing with torn sofa cushions or a ripped air mattress, you can repair it all with Loctite. The glue works on all kinds of materials, including rubber, fabric, canvas, and more. Before you know it, you'll be reaching for the tube to repair far more than furniture. Plus, the adhesive dries completely clear, so it'll be like it's not even there.