HOW TO CLEAN VELOUR FABRIC FURNITURE: Velour fabric is a popular choice for furniture, it looks good and feels great but also needs to be looked after properly. I thought it was wise to tell you how to keep it clean, because there are a few tricks you may not know. Follow these cleaning tips and your velour will stay in great condition.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CALL IN THE PROFESSIONAL UPHOLSTERERS?: Well it depends on what sort of finish you want, what the piece is and how sentimental you are about the piece. You have probably read blog after blog on how to upholster a chair or a bench seat, and you're wondering if you should tackle it yourself. If you want to have a look at some resources have a look here.
THE FURNITURE MASTER SEAL: No doubt you have heard of Master Builders, Master Plumbers and Master Electricians but have you heard of a Master Furniture Maker? Well now you have. If a company has earned it, Furniture Makers can display the Furniture Master Seal, but there's not just one seal there are 4! Master Cabinet Maker Master Furniture Finisher Master Furniture Maker Master bedding Maker
LOOKING AFTER YOUR UPHOLSTERY:You spent good money fitting out your business with fantastic looking upholstery, but how do you look after it and make sure that it stays looking as crisp and clean as the day it was 'upholstered'?
WHY WORK WITH UFO: I get asked "Why should I work with you, rather than with upholsters directly?" Well, UFO has created a nationwide network of upholsterers who uphold a similar business ethos, provide a quality customer service are extremely skilful in their trade of upholstery. So by signing on with UFO you know that the work will consistently meet high industry standards thought New Zealand.
REUPHOLSTERING Vs REPLACING: I get asked quite a lot "is it better to re-upholster or replace?" First of all, if you haven't read this article about imported furniture, then I urge you to do so! But apart from that issue, what is the best course of action?
A LEATHER SOFA QUESTION: "I recently bought a new leather sofa, and was told when I bought it that the cushions would bounce back after they were sat on. I've only had it a few weeks and the cushions are left wrinkled every time someone sits on them. I've been told that I need to smooth out the wrinkles every morning. I really don't want to have to keep doing this and I'm starting to regret buying leather."
TRENDS WITH UPHOLSTERY: Upholstery is just like every other fashionable entity, it too follows the trends, but it is not as dramatic as clothing trends. The changes are often subtle, but you will notice them if you look in design magazines and online.
RESTORE OR BUY NEW FURNITURE?; Are you debating about whether to restore a piece of furniture or buy something new? Well here's a little help in determining if it's worth the time and effort in restoring a piece
Choosing a Couch - a Great Couch: If you're going to buy a couch, go for gold and buy a great couch. Finding a great one means you need to be aware of a few details. Only then can you decide if it's the one for you.