When Should I Reupholster a Sofa?

One of the most difficult questions that you have to answer when thinking of having your sofa upholstered is “Should it be fixed or should I just buy a new one?”

There is no simple answer to this question, as the answer depends greatly on several factors. Having your sofa reupholstered is worthwhile if it satisfies certain considerations, such as if the sofa has artistic or sentimental value to you, perhaps inherited from your grandparents or similar. If you are thinking about having your sofa reupholstered it is advisable to think about each question below that might affect your decision.

You can try asking yourself the following questions so that you’ll have a basis for making your conclusion:

1. Is it a Family Heirloom?

Is the sofa with your family for quite some time and you consider it a prized possession? If it has a history and a sentimental value to you, you may want to hold it than throwing it in the landfill. Remember when they said that there are things which are irreplaceable and has no monetary value? Your heirloom sofa might be one of those.

2. Is it a Valuable Antique?

Do you have a sofa that dates back over a century? It may be something that you might want to reupholster. Reupholstering is actually restoring an antique and it totally makes sense. No amount of money or a brand new sofa can replace it. Just remember to get South West Upholstery to do it so you’ll be assured that your sofa will be reborn in its best condition.

3. Does it still have Good Frames?

If your sofa is of high quality, there is no doubt that reupholstering is better than acquiring a new one, especially if the frames are still intact. The tears and stains of the sofa can easily be replaced if the frames are still in good condition. Changing the fabric and the fillings if required can make it look like new. You could also customise the design of your sofa and discuss this change with us so that we could provide you with the most fitting service.

4. Will the cost of upholstering justify not buying a new one?

As mentioned earlier, buying a brand-new sofa with very good quality may cost a lot. If your old sofa has the same quality, it is better to have it reupholstered. Sometimes, upholstery costs more than buying a new sofa, but spending that extra money justifies the advantage of choosing your own fabric and having the sofa completely customised for a new and better look. South West Upholstery will make your sofa into a brilliant piece of furniture and will give you the best value for your money.

If you answered yes to most questions, then reupholstering is the right deal for you.

If you’re looking into remodifying your sofa, South West Upholstery is the one for you! South West Upholstery is a company offering excellent customer service to people who would like to have their sofas reupholstered. Want to start your sofa upholstery journey? Take time to visit our website and browse to see the products and services that we offer as well as our customer’s feedback. If you have any concerns or questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at 01173702745 or send us a message on [email protected].

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