RE-UPHOLSTERY AND FURNITURE RESTORATION

Leather Repairs Kirkcaldy

Leather Upholstery Repairs Kirkcaldy

Upholstery Scotland provide a full upholstery leather repairs services to clients throughout the Kirkcaldy area. 

Leather upholstery repairs, close to Kirkcaldy - why it might not be too late for your leather upholstered item!

Leather upholstery is still considered to be the height of decadence, opulence and luxury; who cannot resists sinking into the warmth of a leather sofa or be enveloped in the luxurious delight of a stylish, leather upholstered armchair?

Then there are the sturdy, yet thoroughly practical leather upholstered dining chairs; a quick wipe clean with a damp cloth and they are clean once again.

A sturdy material too

Leather is incredible strong. It is of the high quality, effectively a hide, a skin from an animal that will minimal processing, can be incredibly strong. In a way, it is also the perfect example of recycling and making best use of material too, for leather is a by-product of the beef industry. Rather than throw it away, the leather is tanned - a setting process - that allows it to be not only delightful, but strong and useful.

It will stand up to a lot of 'bashing'; everyday life, surrounded by children, pets, food, drink, dust, mud and all those kinds of occurrences are easily shrugged off by this strong, complaint material and yet…

It does need looking after

Like most materials, there is only so much that the leather can withstand and every now and then, will need extra help to fend off these stains, marks and use of everyday life.

Part of leather upholstery repairs, close to your Kirkcaldy home will include:

  • Feeding and nourishing the leather- over time, the leather can dry out, leaving it cracked and brittle; this can cause holes and tears to easily appear and thus, many leather upholstered items need to be 'fed and nourished' with various conditioning treatments
  • Scuffs- leather can be scuffed, just like human skin can be scratched or scraped; these can tear through the top layer of the leather fabric, and cause a lighter scuffed patch to appear
  • Tears- leather can tear or be ripped with anything from pet claws, to sharp object like keys; many people assume that once the leather is torn, it cannot be repaired (but it can!)
  • Holes- holes tend to be worn in to leather when there are patches of thinning material, or on patches or areas commonly used, such as the sating section of a sofa or chair; friction between the leather and other materials can make for perfect conditions for holes to appear

Too far gone? Think you need a new sofa, chair etc…?

It may be that the answer lay in a leather upholstery repairs, local to Kirkcaldy rather than shopping for a new item… and it could be a lot cheaper too!

Please contact Upholstery Scotland for more information on the company's leather upholstery repairs service to the Kirkcaldy area.

 


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