Monday, March 18, 2013

Upholstered Furniture Services


Reupholster
  • All old fabric is removed
  • Repairs discussed during the estimate and that are in writing, are performed
  • New welt cords, zippers, deck fabrics and dust covers are used
  • Thin layers of new padding are often used over the old paddings
  • Seat cushion cores are rewrapped and reused.
  • Small style changes are sometimes made
  • Cutting, sewing and application of the new fabric is warranted.


Rebuild & Reupholster
  • Old fabrics, paddings and springs are removed
  • We look far into the future and repair or replace what could fail within the next 20 years
  • The frame is closely examined and repaired as needed.
  • The seat and back springs are retied or completely replaced as needed.
  • Padding supports are tightened or replaced as needed
  • Paddings are either replaced or repaired on a case by case basis
  • Meticulously we rebuild the piece from the frame up
  • New welt cords, zippers, deck fabrics and dust covers are used
  • New high quality seat foam is always used
  • Arm, back and deck Padding repaired /replaced
  • Outside arms and backs are padded
  • Quality self lined skirts are used (if of this style)

Repair
  • We do furniture store warranty work for 5 different dealers in our area
  • Also, we work directly with the customer whose furniture is out of warranty.  We can repair anything that is wrong with any piece of upholstered furniture, with the exception being recliner mechanisms. 
  • A few of the common repairs we frequently do are: 
                   Cushion core replacement - firmer/softer
                   Cushion cover replacement
                   Zipper replacement
                   Broken or soft spring replacement/repair
                   Spring retie
                   Re-webbing
                   Padding built up/repair/replacement
                   Arm shaper repair
                   Seam repair 
                   Partial repair/replacement of cover panels
                   Button replacement
                   Broken frame repair
                   Squeak repair
                   Loose leg repair
                   Finish repair of show wood

        
Custom Built New     
For the customer who is fed-up with the low quality of mass produced, new upholstered furniture         
Quality, Quality, Quality!
  • For the discriminating customer who wants quality and understands value, in the long run, cannot be measured by initial cost alone. 
  • Our custom built upholstered furniture is built to the highest standards.  
  • We combine our 43 years of experience, quality custom built hardwood frames along with the best available supplies and paddings to create a quality piece of furniture that will sit well and look beautiful for many years.
  • High end suspension (seat and back springs)
  • Highest quality modern paddings
  • High Resiliency seat foams are used
  • Hours and Hours of detailed, slow and meticulous workmanship
  • Workmanship, frame and suspension come with a 20 year warranty.

Fabrics! Fabrics! Fabrics!
We have approximately 230 fabric swatch books at our workshop
You are welcome to shop for fabrics at our workshop or online 
***Thousands and thousands of fabrics to choose from***
Fabrics are delivered to us in 2 days or less

MOST OF OUR FABRICS CAN BE VIEWED ONLINE FROM THE DISTRIBUTOR LINKS ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDEBAR.  


  * UPON REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF YOUR INITIAL EMAIL ESTIMATE WE WILL GLADLY REQUEST THAT UP TO 5 MEMO SWATCHES, OF YOUR CHOOSING,  BE SENT DIRECTLY TO YOU.  


Do we work with customer supplied fabric?  Yes, we do, from time to time, but please keep in mind:  We need a certain number of dollars to do your job.  If you purchase your fabric from us, some of those dollars come from our sale of the fabric. If you supply your own fabric, we must add those dollars back in.   


Howard’s Upholstery
17225 Akin Blacktop
Benton, IL  62812
618.439.7170

Want a free estimate?   Email pictures to:
Email: tedhoward52@gmail.com
Web site: http://howardsupholstery.blogspot.com/

*Memo swatches are shipped directly from our distributors  to our customers.  Limited to those distributors that participate in this program. Memo swatches are approximately 4"x 6" and are often free.