Month: January 2013

Inside Story

Guess What?

I want to let you in on a secret!
I wish this wasn’t true … but it is.

If you a getting a bargain basement price on reupholstery – there is probably a good reason. Many of my fellow upholsterers sell reupholstery – but all they do is recovering.

What do I mean?

Reupholstery, to me, means that you take off the old fabric and examine the internal structure of the piece. Often, to do a proper job will require tightening the springs and/or replacing the foam.

All too many upholsterers, simply put your new fabric on top of the old fabric and call that reupholstery. I call that recovering. It is not the same…

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