What Does An Online Estate Sale Finder Do?

What Does An Online Estate Sale Finder Do? When someone passes away, they leave behind a legacy filled with memories, history, and loved ones who mourn them. But, they’ll also leave behind a large number of personal belongings in many cases. While families will often have several different mementos that they wish to keep to remember their loved ones by, there are numerous other items that may simply not be possible to keep. Continue reading

5 Things To Consider When Buying A Used Couch

5 Things To Consider When Buying A Used CouchLooking for a couch for your brand new home? Could you use a replacement for your beat up old couch? Whatever the reason maybe, the search for the perfect comfy couch can be costly. Thankfully, you have a few cost-effective options available including visiting your local estate sale.

However, there are a few things you need to do or consider when purchasing a used couch. Continue reading

The Search For Gold

The Search For GoldYou know the saying ‘All that glitters is not gold’? While you may want to believe something is the real deal, things aren’t always how they appear to be.

Thankfully, if you find yourself on the search for gold, there are a few tests that can help you out. Continue reading

3 Reasons To Buy China At An Estate Sale

3 Reasons To Buy China At An Estate SaleWhen you are making your way through an estate sale, it isn’t surprising to come across some used china. You might overlook these pieces at first, but we’d recommend doubling back for a closer look.

Don’t believe us?

Here is why you should purchase china at an estate sale: Continue reading

Spotting True Tiffany Lamps

Spotting True Tiffany Lamps Tiffany lamps hold their value in a unique way when compared to other housewares, and they remain as in-demand today as they were a generation ago. Because they were so in demand, companies across the globe began making their own Tiffany-like lamps and glass houseware pieces, so spotting the difference between a replica and the real thing can be pretty difficult. Some of these Tiffany-like lamps pay attention to nearly every detail, but we at Heritage Estate Sales want to help you to pick out those little discrepancies and ensure you’re getting yourself a true Tiffany lamp. Continue reading

Breathe New Life Into Old Furniture With Upcycling

Breathe New Life Into Old Furniture With UpcyclingAn estate sale staple is furniture, and while some furniture may be beautiful and move-in ready, other pieces might be a little rougher. While you may be tempted to skip over those pieces, these can actually be just the bones you need to start an incredible upcycling project. We at Heritage Estate Sales see furniture of all sorts through the Los Angeles area, and that furniture that looks like it’s been through a lot might have a ton of life left in it. Continue reading

Measuring Vintage Clothing For That Perfect Fit

Measuring Vintage Clothing For That Perfect Fit Vintage clothing is always in demand, and in good condition, retro fashions can be extremely valuable. The biggest problem those interested in vintage fashion run in to while looking for their next favorite piece of apparel is sizing, and the discrepancies that exist between vintage sizes and the sizes we’ve come to know today. Due to today’s vanity sizing standards, in clothing made 30 or more years ago, your size may actually be 4 to 6 sizes greater than it is now. For instance, if you’re wearing a dress size 6 today, your size in a vintage dress of a similar cut may be anywhere from a 10 to a 12. Continue reading

5 Things You Need To Know Before Looking For Estate Jewelry

5 Things You Need To Know Before Looking For Estate Jewelry Estate jewelry is not your average jewelry store stock. If you’re looking for a truly unique engagement ring or statement piece, estate jewelry is going to give you that head-turning design and craftsmanship you’re looking for to really make an impression. Not only this, but estate jewelry is jewelry that has already lasted through the tests of time, and is like to do so with proper care for many more years to come. We at Heritage Estate Sales come across some of the most beautiful estate jewelry pieces the Los Angeles area has to offer, and we want to make sure you can find the right piece. Continue reading