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Types of Fabric that Wears Best on a Sofa

December 7, 2017

Sofas are a modern paragon of comfort that is a must-have for every home. But not all sofas are made, or upholstered, the same. In the short time since the West has adopted the creature-comforts of the Turks and the Persians, a gamut of different materials that have been employed in the creation and upholstery of sofas can be seen, some stunning and others lacking in any sort of inspiration whatsoever.

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Reviving Classic Furniture with Reupholstery Saves Money

December 1, 2017

Memories and emotional attachments are usually associated with old furniture, which is why many people are reluctant to part with them when they become worn. While buying new furniture may seem exciting, the cost can definitely be a deterrent. Did you know that it is possible to restore your old classic furniture? You can, and it will save you money too. Reupholstery is the solution to reviving your classic furniture.

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Different Upholstery Choices for Outdoor Furniture

November 8, 2017

Outdoor furnishings add life to any patio. Unfortunately, this exposes them to harsh elements. Rain, snow, dust, and strong winds will eventually cause wear and tear on your outdoor furniture, especially if they are fitted with delicate upholstery. Thankfully, you can choose fabrics and upholstery which are better suited for outdoor furniture.

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Prevention of Moulds and Bugs in Upholstery

November 1, 2017

One of the best ways to preserve the upholstery of furniture is to make sure that moulds and bugs don’t take root. Even though furniture may not get used often, these can still become worn and damage when they become infested with moulds and bugs in upholstery. Most people associate mould with bathroom and kitchen spaces, but few resources available take into consideration the negative effects mould has in upholstery.

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Creating Beautiful Upholstery for Your Business because First Impressions Last

October 19, 2017

The choice of upholstery can make or break a setting, that is why choosing the right one for the home or office is a tricky affair, especially since a lot of people assume that anything expensive immediately equates to ‘good looking’. However, in the world of furniture design, price isn’t always a hallmark of aesthetics or quality.

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Commercial Upholstery in Sydney: Because Design and Quality Matters

October 9, 2017

It is said that one’s choice in furniture can make or break the appeal of an entire room; what is most often understated however, is that the upholstery of one’s furniture is the ultimate deciding factor that makes or breaks the entirety of one’s chosen aesthetic.

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Best Material Options for Reupholstering Furniture from Foam to Fabric

September 26, 2017

Whether it is for a couch or chair in your home, or for commercial furniture at the office, re-upholstery can effectively transform the look and feel of worn and tired spaces, especially when utilising the best foam and fabric options available.

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What is High Density Foam Material in Upholstery?

September 7, 2017

Much time, planning and effort goes into a quality piece of furniture such as a couch or reclining chair. It’s true, but most people never really consider this until they sit in one that is not as comfortable as they imagined. While there are many basic types of couch frames and chair frames, it is the upholstery work that really defines each piece.

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Leather and Fabric Upholstery Combination

August 23, 2017

When you search for the ideal upholstery option for your house or business, you may feel a bit overwhelmed on whether to choose one in fabric or leather. To solve this confusion, you need to consider the merits of opting for the leather and fabric upholstery combination.

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Benefits of Recycling Old Lounges and Chairs for Home Use

August 7, 2017

Do you have any old lounges, sofas and chairs laying around your home? Perhaps a family heirloom or other furniture that you got for an incredible bargain at a garage sale. If you have, then you must have thought about repurposing your furniture at one point, either by DIY techniques, or by seeking out a professional upholstery service.

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Absolute Upholstery: Giving Old Chairs and Sofas a New Life

July 25, 2017

Diamonds are forever, but furniture doesn’t last that long. Much like anything else, chairs and sofas eventually wear out depending on their usage and quality. On average, you can expect most run-of-the-mill furniture to last at least 5 years before they show signs of old age. Wooden chairs will develop that unmistakable dullness and obvious scratches will appear.

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What are Comfort Wrinkles in Upholstered Furniture?

July 11, 2017

A lot of people who aren’t familiar with the intricacies of furnishing aesthetics and functionality may find it ‘strange’ that some of the sofas, divans, and beds they purchase have what appears to be intentional indentations in them, often appearing as wrinkled areas in what originally was perceived to be ‘firm’ cushioning.

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How Customised Upholstery Can Help in Your Business Branding Image

June 23, 2017

One of the goals every business has in common is to build and promote the company’s branding image. Ultimately, building a business brand image is a valuable investment that when done effectively can become distinctly iconic. When using the right colours, lettering, and images, a business brand can become overwhelmingly successful, and it can be as simple as Coca Cola’s white lettering on a red background.

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Tips for Matching Upholstery Patterns and Colours with Your Interior Design

June 13, 2017

To complete your scheme of interior design for the living room, family room, den or other room in your home, it is often necessary to match the right upholstery colours and patterns to enhance the area in an attractive, eye-catching fashion. If the colours clash, people will wince when they enter the room. In addition, when you combine too many patterns or colours together, you may create a busy appearance that will overwhelm all who enter into the room.

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Furniture Reupholstery: A Budget Friendly Idea versus Buying a Brand New Furniture

May 17, 2017

If you’re looking to redecorate, or simply change some of the now stale and outdated aesthetics of your home, one of the first steps you may have considered is investing in new furniture. While this in itself is a splendid and wholly welcome idea, especially for people who can actually spare enough funds to make a decent purchase, it isn’t for everybody however, since high-quality furniture doesn’t come cheap.

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Helpful Tips for Cleaning and Care for your Upholstery

May 8, 2017

If you want to extend the life of your furniture, then taking care of your upholstery is a necessity. In fact, regular cleaning and care for your upholstery is the best way to not only bring life back to your furniture, but it can preserve its value as well and eliminate the need to replace or purchase new furnishings. It is not that difficult, if you know how to keep upholstery clean.

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Tips in Choosing the Right Textile for Your Furniture Upholstery

April 26, 2017

Whether you are shopping for just the right textiles for upholstering new customized furniture for your home or looking for the best fabrics for reupholstering the chairs in your office conference room, inside tips from interior design and upholstery pros can be extremely helpful and rewarding. You may want fresh fabric designs and textures to enhance your home bar banquettes and high stool seats or the overall decor in your home living room, den or entertainment and media space.

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Cushions: Filling Differences between Foam, Feather, and Polyester

April 10, 2017

If you're shopping for comfortable furniture for your home or business than you should know that you have choices. There are three options that are commonly used when filling cushions. All three have different pros and cons. The best way to make the best decision for your particular needs is to educate yourself on all three of them.

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Customised Commercial Upholstery Needs for Business Fitouts

March 24, 2017

Whether you are starting a new business in an existing space or your current furniture is just in need of some updating it is a good idea to talk with someone who has a fair amount of experience as well as a really good eye for detail. No two businesses are alike, and therefore that means that each company's needs will be different. Finding a trusted advisor on how to retrofit and/or transform a commercial space is a smart decision.

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Benefits of Hiring Professional Upholstery Services

March 22, 2017

Are you tired of looking at the same tired furniture at your home or office? Does it look worn out? Is it uncomfortable to sit on? If you answered yes to any of those questions than it might be the perfect time to look into working with a professional upholstery service. Doing so can make tired and uncomfortable furniture seem new again - it can breathe new life into pieces that you simply can't bear to part with.

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