Upholstery St Andrews
Upholstery project for your St Andrews home - breathe new life into dining chairs
Do you often look at your dining chairs, wish that they didn't look so tired and worn? Do you also assume that you will need to replace the whole table and chairs if your wish for them to look better?
Buying new is an option but another, just as cost effective and far more environmentally friendly in some way is to look at freshening the fabric on your dining chairs with a choice of new, vibrant upholstery material.
Choose fabric wisely!
There are so many colours, patterns and choices of fabric open to you in this upholstery project in your St Andrews home, that it can seem a little bewildering. Your starting point is the current décor of your room; you may take this opportunity to update that too!
Being dining chairs, the obvious consideration is food spills and stains, therefore you will need to opt for a fabric that has a good resistance to stains, as well as easy to clean (usually sponge clean). Some fabrics also come with a chemical treatment that sees them more resistant to stains.
Lightweight fabric for your dining chair upholstery project in your St Andrews home is also not a wise choice; bear in mind that people will be sitting on your chairs and so jean studs, keys, pockets etc. can all catch and rip lighter weight fabrics.
Get enough fabric
If you planning on doing this as a DIY project, you will need to ensure that you measures your dining chairs pad correctly so that you buy the right amount of material, as well as the other tools and components you will need.
Specialist firms such as Upholstery Scotland can also, for competitive prices, also upholster dining chairs to a high and professional standard.
How we would upholster your dining chairs for your St Andrews home:
- Old upholstery is removed, along with any chair padding that clearly needs replacing
- We also look at the structure of the chairs, ensuring that it is sound and sturdy before we start to process of re-building and re-creating them
- New chair padding is added and fixed to the chairs
- Your chosen upholstery fabric is then added, using a variety of fixing techniques that sees it taut, ensuring that there are no 'pulls' or ripples.
Upholstery projects are not necessarily as time consuming and 'fiddly' as many people think they are. But, if you need help deciding on the fabric that is right for your St Andrews upholstery project of any kind, call Upholstery Scotland - they can help!