Q: How long should my fur last?
A: McDaniel Furs will provide you with a fur that will be
one of the best investments you’ve ever made. With proper care
(storage, cleaning and conditioning every year) your fur can
last more than 20 years.
Q: When is the best time to buy a fur?
A: We continue to add new inventory year round to ensure
our clients have the best selection of furs in the Area. Call
us today to schedule your personal consultation.
Q: What is the difference between female and male mink
A: Female mink is generally lighter in weight, softer and
more supple than male mink. Additionally, female pelts have a
high luster, are very silky and soft, they are more adaptable
to tailoring and draping
Q: How can I be sure that I am paying a fair price for a
A: Not all furs are created equal. There are a wide range
of fur qualities, origin, size, length and style. These all
affect the cost of the garment. At McDaniel Furs we offer an
extraordinary product at an exceptional price. Come in and
see for yourself.
Q: When I buy a garment from McDaniel Furs what does the
A: Normal alterations, certificate of appraisal, name
label, a wide fur hanger, garment bag and exceptional service
from our Staff.
Q: Is a sheared fur as warm as an unsheared fur?
A: Yes. The warmth of the fur is determined by the
underfur, which acts as insulation. Whether or not the guard
hairs have been sheared, the underfur remains.
Q: Will rain ruin a fur?
A: A mild rain will not harm your fur. Just hang the
garment to dry in a well ventilated room, away from direct
heat. After it is dry, give the fur a vigorous shake. If your
fur gets thoroughly soaked, bring it to McDaniel Furs
immediately for proper treatment and restoration.
Q: What is shearling?
A: Shearling is natural lamb with the leather side often
sueded and dyed colors. The sueded side is worn on the outside
with the fur on the inside.
Q: Are long-hair furs warmer than short-hair furs?
A: No. Warmth is determined by the dense underfur. The
outer guard hairs give the various furs their individual