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How Do I Care For And Preserve My Purchased Paintings?

How Do I Care For And Preserve My Purchased Paintings?

The Art of Longevity: A Comprehensive Guide to Preserving Your Beloved Paintings

Have you ever felt that rush of joy when you bring home a new painting? It's like adding a new chapter to the book of your life. But how do you make sure that this art piece stays as awe-inspiring as the day you fell in love with it? 

You are in luck because you have landed on a YOU.ART guide, where art isn't just something we sell; it's something we live and breathe. 

We understand the emotional connection between you and your art and are here to help you nurture that relationship. Stick around because we are about to dive into a world of tips that will make your paintings live forever in their best form!

Proper Handling and Display

Your painting is like a delicate flower; handle it with the love it deserves. The oils and dirt from your hands can degrade the painting over time, affecting its longevity and vibrancy. Always ensure that your hands are clean when handling artwork. It's like giving your painting a hug without touching it!

Where to Display

Imagine your painting as a delicate rose; too much sun, and it withers. Sunlight can fade the colours, and extreme conditions can cause the canvas to warp. Its advisable to Keep all type of artworks away from direct sun.

Keep Paper works away from humid areas like bathrooms.

Cleaning and Dusting

A clean painting is a happy painting! Keep the dust away, and let your art shine. Dust and grime can accumulate and affect the painting's appearance, making it look dull and lifeless over time. For regular maintenance, clean the surface of canvas with a soft dry cloth.

Once in a while, especially during monsoons remove the artwork from the wall and let the wall surface & back of the artwork breathe.

Framing and Mounting

A frame is to a painting what a dress is to you—choose wisely! A well-chosen frame can enhance the visual appeal of your painting and protect it from environmental damage. The right frame can make your painting pop. It's like finding the perfect pair of shoes that shine the whole outfit. 

Our YOU.ART gallery offers a variety of custom framing options to suit your style and needs.


Taking care of your paintings isn't just something you have to do; it's a journey of love and respect between you and your art. So go ahead, give your paintings the life they deserve! 

And remember YOU.ART is always here to guide you every step of the way.

What's Next?

Don't just dream it, do it! Start by giving your paintings a little 'health check-up' and use these tips to keep them in their prime. If you have any questions or need further assistance, don't hesitate to reach out to YOU.ART.


Is it okay to hang paintings near windows?

If your window is a sun magnet, it's a no-go zone for your painting.

Can I use regular glass for framing?

Yes, regular glass can be used.

How often should I dust my paintings?

A little dusting every two weeks keeps your painting smiling!


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