The Truth About Why You Should Reupholster Furniture

The Truth About Why You Should Reupholster Furniture

It is worthwhile to go the extra mile and expense to reupholster your furniture...under the right conditions. If you are planning on reupholstery then you need to consider several factors.

Reupholstery Is Eco-Friendly

In 2018 there were about 127.59 million households in the United States. That means there are large amounts of old or broken furniture that is being dumped in landfills each year. Choosing to re-upholster furniture is a viable, environmentally friendly way to live a sustainable life. 

Reupholstery Is A Good Investment

It can be good invested money when you've purchased furniture that dates back over a century. This is not a piece of furniture that can be replaced with a brand new sofa. Restoring your antique is the best way to get the most out of your investment.

Reupholstery Preserves Your Family History

A family heirloom captures the family stories of the past. We all have the pictures of us as kids sitting on our grandpa's favorite recliner or grandmas's couch. These pieces of furniture are prized possessions with a deep sentimental value that is irreplaceable and no monetary value can be placed on them. 

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Does Your Furniture Have Good Bones?

To consider reupholstery as an option you will want to make sure that your furniture is high quality with a sturdy frame. You can breath new life into your piece just as long as it has good bones.

Reupholstery Is More Than A Cosmetic Procedure

Reupholstery can involve replacing padding and springs, repairing the frame, or even re-staining wood. It's a job that requires craftsman labor and a replacement of materials. You will have a new piece of quality furniture from the inside out.

In the end, reupholstery is simply about what YOU value.

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You made a good point when you said that family furniture pieces are irreplaceable, and reupholstery services can preserve their values. With this in mind, I will be sure to find a reupholstery shop within the week. We have a 3-seater sofa at home that was gifted to me by my late aunt, and I intend to keep it as long as I can.

Shammy Peterson

I like that you said that choosing to reupholster furniture is a realistic way to live a more eco-friendly life. My husband and I want to move into a larger home soon, but we are worried about having to buy so much furniture to fit the extra space. I think it would be smart to look into getting some furniture secondhand and having it reupholstered professionally so that we can be more environmentally friendly and save some money at the same time.

Michaela Hemsley

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