Should you reupholster your furniture, or buy new?
It would be very easy to answer yes, but that is not always the most practical nor the most truthful.
you have a quality, robust and secure frame - no matter what the fabric
or cushions looks like - then the sensible option would be to
upholster. If the frame is in bad shape, then probably the answer would
be to buy new.
Here are a few other points you might want to consider.
Have you ever wondered why some furniture has lasted so long?
answer is simple. It was made so much better than the new mass produced,
often imported, low budget furniture that’s so widespread in stores
today. Older furniture was made to be durable and comfortable.
is economical to reupholster older furniture because you can't buy the
same quality new furniture for less than the cost of reupholstering the
furniture you already have.
Reupholsteringalso gives you the choice of adapting your furniture to any style or
purpose you wish. You can customize your rooms and furnishings in your
own special way, and with the thousands of varieties of fabrics to
choose from, it makes upholstering your furniture, a cost effective
Is it Cheaper to re-upholster?
people are under the impression that reupholstery is an inexpensive
alternative. This is not necessarily true. We can give you an honest
opinion once we have seen your furniture.
To help you make a more informed decision, let's take a look at some handy tips for Fabric Wear.