Long considered one of Raleigh Durham’s most reliable furniture repair shops, Mumford Restoration has the experience and knowledge to repair old furniture or damaged furniture to its original splendor. 

With more than 100 years of combined experience, Mumford Restoration tops the list of talented craftsmen for Raleigh furniture repair stores.

    How do you know which approach is best for your piece(s)? There are differences in each approach—the age and condition of the piece, your goals, and your budget will determine which one is best for your piece(s). The Restoration Consultants at Mumford Restoration can talk with you about your piece, provide a physical evaluation, if it makes sense, and guide you through the best option to meet your goals and vision.

      Don’t trust your precious pieces with just anyone. With more than 100 years of combined experience and third-generation craftsmen, Mumford Restoration is trusted by families, museums, and art societies in Raleigh-Durham, all of North Carolina, and across the U.S., to provide best-in-class restoration and repairs of sentimental & fine-furniture, antiques, and family heirlooms.

        Mumford Restoration offers restoration expertise, professional damage assessment, and estimated retail value on items (not structures) that have been damaged from fire/water, moving, and other types of commercial/residential damage.

          We make it easy to connect with us about your restoration or repair—let us know how we can be of service to you and your family!


            mumford-logo 2 (Traced) Make Your Silver Shine Bright Like a Diamond! mumford-logo 3 (Traced)

            With Mumford Restoration’s 40 years of expertise in the cleaning, polishing, repair, and restoration of metals, your treasures will achieve that newly minted look that originally endeared them to you and your family.


            Service Levels

            Check out the four levels of service we offer to meet your silver repair and restoration needs.


            How It Works

            Learn more about our silver restoration process and how to get started!


            Before & After Gallery

            Check out some of our most stunning silver repairs and restorations here.


            When To Restore?

            10 questions to ask now to help you decide if it's time to restore your treasured pieces.

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            The Silver Restoration Team of Mumford Restoration specializes in bringing tarnished, dull silver back to its original shine and luster. Although many items just need expert cleaning and polishing, there are some that need silver plating or to be re-silvered, often referred to as re-silvering, silver re-plating, silver dipping, and silver plating. We provide these services along with tips on cleaning and storing your valuable pieces. If you plan on displaying your silver pieces and not use them for eating or drinking, we can lacquer them to prevent further tarnishing.

            If you have a special event where your sterling silver flatware needs to really shine, we can help by providing flatware polishing, flatware buffing, and flatware cleaning to remove the minor scratches. As a result, your pieces will look brand new!

            Don’t hide those finer sterling silver- or silver-plated pieces that have been damaged! Our silver restoration craftsmen can bring them back to their original grandeur. Even silverware damaged by a garbage disposal can be repaired and polished. And the good news is—it usually can be done for less than the cost to replace it!
            Connect with a Restoration Consultant today to discuss your silver repair and restoration needs.

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            We restore popular heirloom silver such as:

            • Silver tea services

            • Silverware

            • Candelabras, candle holders

            • Silver picture frames

            • Silver jewelry boxes

            • Silver plates & platters

            • Silver mirrors

            • And so much more!

            Do you have questions about silver restoration, polishing, or repair? Connect with one of our Restoration Consultants today for an evaluation of your silver.

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            Our Silver Restoration Services include:

            • Silver plate restoration and repair

            • Silverware polishing and silver cleaning

            • Sterling silver repair

            • Silver plating

            • Flatware buffing

            • Repair & polishing

            Common sterling silver repair or silver plate repair needs:

            • Dents

            • Broken legs/handles and hinges

            • Garbage disposal damage

            • Bent and unlined parts

            • Twisted bases

            • Leaks/holes

            •  Dull finishes that just need a professional polishing

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            Mumford Restoration provides general cleaning and machine polishing to remove minor blemishes from silver flatware and silver-plated flatware and other silver items such as tea pots and candles.

            Most Popular

            Platinum Level

            Full Restoration

            Remove old finish, make repairs, remove dents, replate, final hand or machine polishing, and two coats of metal lacquer. Please note parts are separate.

            Gold Level

            Repair, Polish and Lacquer;

            Remove old finish, make repairs, remove dents, final machine or hand polishing and two coats of metal lacquer.

            Silver Level

            Polish and Lacquer;

            Remove old finish, machine or hand polishing, and two coats of metal lacquer.

            Bronze Level


            Remove acidity, hand cleaning.

            mumford-logo 2 (Traced) How Do I Know What Level of Service I Need? mumford-logo 3 (Traced)

            That’s a question we get often. The surest way to know is an evaluation by one of our Restoration Consultants. We’ll assess each piece to determine whether it’s solid silver or plated silver. If plated, we’ll assess the strength and thickness of the plating to determine if polishing will render the result you want or if re-plating might provide an outcome that meets your goals. Connect with us today to determine what service level aligns with your goals.

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            Silver Repair & Restoration Photo Gallery

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            Our silver restoration team will guide you to the best approach for the result you want. Bring your piece(s) in anytime, Monday-Friday between 8a-5p and we’ll be happy to assist you!

            Questions? Contact us in one of three ways below!

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