Helpful Articles

Upholstery Fabric Choices and Furniture Design Trends

Changing seasons can give anybody inspiration to start projects towards a fresh look in some area of the home. The most popular rooms for a quick changeover are the living room and family room. A simple change of paint color on the walls, new slipcovers or complete...

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How New Upholstery Can Give Dining Room Chairs a New Look

If you’re thinking about changing things around your home for a family get-together, special event, or holiday celebration, one room to consider easy changes in is the dining room. You may not be able to afford an entire new dining room set, but there are a few things...

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Common Questions About Boat Seat Upholstery Services

Trolling along in your boat during warmer weather is a great hobby and offers relaxation for hours. But it may be important to first consider boat seat repairs or replacement. We answer some common questions about boat seat upholstery services here. How are boat seats...

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Auto Headliner Repair Tips

The headliner of your car or van may be sagging or drooping, a common problem in older cars. There are many online do-it-yourself tips for repairing this fabric ceiling in a car, but the experience of an upholstery professional can save you from the hassle and time...

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Upholstery Foam: One Reason for Sagging Chair Cushions

Upholstered furniture can last through multiple generations if properly cared for, especially the older pieces built with solid construction. A regular professional cleaning can keep the fabric looking nice. But after years of use, some repairs and upholstery foam...

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How Much Does Furniture Reupholstery Cost?

Choosing furniture is a major buying decision, and there are many factors to consider when setting up a house or apartment. One option is to reupholster your existing furniture, or pieces that you bought at an auction. But, there are many things that factor into the...

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Sunroom Design Makeover

Sunrooms are also called indoor porches, enclosed porches, or the more formal solarium; but whatever you call it, that space can be an extra haven for relaxing and entertaining. Design the sunroom, or screened porch, for both indoors and outdoors. Select the...

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Medical Office Upholstery Service at Local Hospitals

Running a profitable primary care provider business requires tight control of expenses and careful corporate decisions. One area to realize a cost savings is to take advantage of a medical office upholstery service to extend the life of waiting room furniture and exam...

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Multifunctional Furniture for Small Space Living

Watch any HGTV home design or house-hunting show, and you’ll see a lot of ideas for decorating, remodeling, and selecting furniture. Usually, each show has a theme, like the most expensive kitchen, or the largest outdoor entertaining area, or even the smallest living...

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Seasonal Design Trends for Your Home

When you think of the colors of autumn, do you think of neutral, earthy colors or vibrant, bright colors inspired by the changing leaves? Fall is the perfect time for a room makeover, whether it is a complete overhaul with furniture reupholstery or some simple changes...

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RV Upholstery Replacement

Many people are already planning summer vacations, but what does your RV look like after storage from a long season last year? If you want to spruce up the interior of your camper or trailer, consider RV upholstery replacement as an affordable alternative to paying...

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Bimini Tops and Boat Covers Give Protection and Comfort

Boating and fishing season are meant to be relaxing and enjoyable, so equip your boat with a bimini top to give you protection from the sun. Likewise, in between boat excursions, secure your property and protect the interior with a snug-fitting boat cover to deter...

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Why Consider Reupholstering Old Chairs

With the price of furniture now, you may think it’s affordable to buy new furniture every few years, however, consider the benefits of reupholstering old chairs. Perhaps you had a favorite reading chair in Grandma’s attic, or you saw a great set of dining room chairs...

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Car Upholstery Repair – 5 Things to Know

The Internet is full of information for DIY car upholstery repair, and some product lines offer entire kits to repair upholstery scratches, tears, or burns. But when it comes to doing the job right, there are a few things you should know. First, examine the problem...

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Motorcycle Seat Comfort can be Affordable

Technology makes a lot of things better, but sometimes the best way to improve something is to use what works and keep the cost affordable. While there are some newer air-cooled methods for adding comfort to your motorcycle seat, custom-fit foam and gel pads are often...

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Upholstery Fabric Makes a Bedroom Redesign Affordable

Updating a room can get to be expensive, but there are some ways to redesign the look of your bedroom and keep things affordable, especially when you consider the visual appeal of upholstery fabric as your inspiration. Here are four ways to use upholstery fabric in...

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Tips for Selecting Eco-Friendly Furniture

Purchasing furniture for your home or new office is a huge commitment – you’re buying something that will, hopefully, last for many years. A lot of people are concerned about our environment, and look for eco-friendly ways of furnishing their home or office. They want...

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How to Reupholster a Sofa

There are only two ways to reupholster a sofa – do it yourself, or get it done right. The DIY option is for those who are brave, and don’t mind going without the sofa for weeks (or months) while it’s torn apart, measured, and hopefully put back together. Of course,...

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Auto Upholstery Service Gives Car Show Quality

Hobbies often get more expensive as you get older, but they also last longer. A lot of neighborhood hotrod shows and cruise-ins are showing up throughout the Midwest; it’s a good time to showcase your hobby of restoring old cars or showing off the custom work on your...

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Furniture Upholstery for Pet Owners

Fido or Fluffy may be part of the family, but their constant affection in your lap or on your furniture can take its toll, and ruin what was once beautiful furniture upholstery on your new sofa or chairs. If pets are part of the family, and you like including them in...

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Fashion or Fad – Furniture Upholstery Design Trends

Clothing styles seem to rotate and cycle back into popularity every few years, but what about furniture styles? During a fad frenzy, you may really like some eclectic item of clothing, and replacing simple items wouldn’t be too expensive if the fad died quickly. There...

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Tips for Furniture Reupholstery

Craftsmanship of yester-year is of a different quality, especially when it comes to furniture – and this is a major point when considering reupholstering furniture. Here are some tips about furniture reupholstery that could save you money, or save the life of a...

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Backyard Makeover Includes a Look at Outdoor Furniture

It is soon going to be that special time of the year when outdoor parties and backyard barbeques are the normal activity at many Midwest homes. If you’re considering a backyard makeover, there are a variety of ways to give new life to your outdoor living area, many of...

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Protect Your Boat with Quality Boat Covers

Are you looking forward to getting on the water with your boat to enjoy some fishing or just trolling around? You probably have a whole list of check-ups to make sure your boat is ready to come out of storage and into the water. Protect your boat between fishing trips...

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Patio Furniture Makeovers for Graduation Gatherings

For some, graduation is just around the corner, and that usually means a graduation party to celebrate the accomplishments and years of hard work. An outdoor graduation party can be fun and relaxing, if you take time to plan a few things out in advance, specifically...

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Use Tax Return Refunds for Furniture Reupholstery

Some people enjoy tax time of the year - they are planning to use money from a tax refund for special purchases or projects, such as reupholstering furniture for a new look. Consider the following when deciding about the value of reupholstering furniture. Is...

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How to Select a Custom Auto Upholstery Specialist

Car interior customization can make a difference in the resale value of your car, truck or van, and often includes a variety of customization, including add-on sound systems and custom auto upholstery. Here are some tips in selecting an upholstery specialist to help...

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Get Your Custom Motorcycle Seats Now

Planning your road trip for summer vacation this year? Cold winter days are a great time to daydream about riding in the sun with the wind in your face for a long haul cross-country on your bike. Take some time now for motorcycle upkeep and upgrades, before you start...

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Upholstery Fabric – a Great Idea for Winter Decorating

Winter blahs drag on this time of year, with endless snowy days, little sunshine, and strong winds making an entire house feel cold. Now would be a great time to use scraps of upholstery fabric – or yards of a new pattern or color – to decorate your rooms! Pillows can...

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Home Office Organization Tips

Does your home office space invite productivity, or are you distracted with clutter, sounds and noise from the rest of the house? Take a break from the normal routine and give your home office a quick makeover with some simple organization tips that could improve your...

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Decorating with Upholstery Fabric

If you’re ready for a fresh look in your living room, but aren't ready to buy new furniture, there are some ways of changing the appearance of your room at a fraction of the cost, using upholstery fabric. Take a look at your living room and categorize areas by big...

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Furniture Reupholstery as a Gift

Seasonal gift giving can bring anxiety for finding that perfect gift for the person who seems to have everything. A long-lasting gift that can be appreciated daily is reupholstering a favorite chair for someone. Most upholstery specialists can assist with selecting a...

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Durability: Which Upholstery Fabric is Right?

When selecting upholstery fabric for your furniture, there are a lot of factors to consider. Aesthetic choices are obvious as far as color, pattern, and overall appearance. However, there is another aspect of fabric selection that is critical to the longevity of the...

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Tips for Buying Auction Furniture

It seems as if auctions are a popular pastime, and are available year-round. If you're thinking of buying furniture at an auction, here are some tips to keep in mind – before, during, and after the auction. Do your research before the auction Many auction houses or...

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Reupholstering: Old Furniture Becomes New Again

Grandma loved her old furniture, but maybe it doesn't fit in with your modern home’s styling. Reupholstering her old furniture can make it new again – by using your ideas for colors, patterns, and overall design. Here are some tips when considering reupholstering...

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Patio Furniture Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining

Warm weather and outdoor entertaining go together, and patio furniture needs to look great to give a good impression. Here are some ideas for using patio furniture, both outside and inside your home, as well as other outdoor patio furnishings that may be helpful this...

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RV Remodeling – Easy Improvements for a Better Look

Which RV owner are you? If you’ve bought a brand new RV for camping and traveling, you probably still enjoy the “new” smell and look to everything inside and outside your home on wheels. If you’ve bought a used unit, you can still enjoy a new look with some simple...

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Buying a Used Boat? Boat Upholstery Gives it a New Look

Boating and fishing are great hobbies for relaxing and enjoying time with friends. If you’ve decided to join the thousands of people who love the lakes in and around Southeastern Michigan, take some time in finding the perfect boat for your needs. Make sure it runs...

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Reupholster Your Motorcycle Seat for Better Comfort

With ideal weather finally arriving in Southeastern Michigan, bike riders are starting to plan for road trips, and some riders may want to think about reupholstering their motorcycle seat for better comfort this season. There are a few things to consider when...

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