Generally when restoring an item back to its original condition the value of an item will remain the same or increase. We have on staff experts that will advise you as to the ideal course of action for your particular item. There are a few instances when we advise against refinishing. Certain items just are not worth refinishing, or they should remain in an untouched state. When these items enter our shop, we give our honest opinion of what should or shouldn’t be polished.