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A sustainable solution for your old furniture

This month our resident interior design expert Julie Handforth-Doidge gives us some useful advice on how reupholstering your furniture can transform your home.

A reupholstered piece of  furniture is the quickest and easiest way to restyle any room, adding instant colour and style. The range of fabrics available on the market today is vast and you can choose from thousands of fabrics in all types of colours and styles including traditional, classic or contemporary designs in the exact colour of your choice, adding a real personal touch to any room.

Reupholstering your existing items of furniture can totally transform not only your furniture but also your home.

Our experienced team of upholsterers will strip your sofa or chair right back to the original frame and then re-build and reupholster your chair or sofa in your choice of fabric. There are thousands of beautiful fabrics to choose from in our luxurious range.

Reupholstering will give your old furniture a new lease of life and allow your old chairs to match your newest room revamp. We can recover any type or style of chair including dining chairs, sofas, armchairs, footstools and even make arm chair covers to match and protect your chairs.

We can also provide sofa covers to either replace the ones you may currently have or remake and restyle new ones for your existing furniture.

Many of our customers are happy with their existing sofas but just want to change the appearance and to do this sometimes all the furniture needs is to replace the legs or feet, however choosing the correct sofa legs and feet for your furniture is essential. The type you require will depend on the weight of the furniture as well as the overall look that you are going for.

At JHD Interiors we have an extensive range made from a variety of different materials, which include metal and wood. We also have a range of sofa legs with built in castor wheels which is a good concept if the furniture needs to be moved more frequently.

We can supply and fit high quality products at a very competitive price that will improve the appearance and practicality of any sofas or chairs.

Often beautiful sofas and chairs are still in a good state of repair but become uncomfortable over the passing of time. If this is the case then it may well be worth considering having the cushions and seats re-stuffed. This can be done with a wide range of products such as foam, hollow fibre, and feather to bring it all back to life and provide the comfort you deserve.

As part of our upholstery service we will also remove existing upholstery down to the bare wood. Once we have stripped the furniture back it is very likely that we will have to tighten and secure the frame and joints to strengthen the framework.  In some cases we may need to replace webs, springs and seat cushions as well as replace all old padding and stuffing where required.

One thing you can be assured of is that your chair or sofa will be brought back to life again while at the same time retaining the classic features of the original design.

At JHD there is no pressure to buy anything. Our experienced design team will give you all the advice you need to ensure your furniture is restored in the most cost effective way so you can be confident you make the right decision.

Whether your are looking to change your home or are a commercial customer and you would like to know more about our reupholstering service and would like to tap into our expertise then you are more than welcome to visit our showroom and workshops at Rackheath just on the outskirts of Norwich for advice.

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JHD Interiors
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