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6 Practical Reasons for Redesigning Furniture in NYC

One way of getting a new look for your interiors for less is through redesigning furniture. People modify furniture for different reasons. It may have crossed your mind to think how one sofa could have looked better if it were made differently. Well, did you know that it can be done? …
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Freshen Up Old Furniture with New Upholstery

Does your old sofa or loveseat need some updating? Has a tear, faded patch, or stain made you consider tossing out your piece in favor of a new item? New upholstery could be all that you need, and this affordable solution is a great way to freshen up old furniture. …

Antique Furniture Styles Defined: Part 3 of 3 – The Sofa

Do you appreciate antique and vintage furniture? Do you tend to look for unique and eclectic pieces in order to create a statement in your space? If so, choosing an antique sofa might be a great option for your home. There are numerous options out there that are still being used today, and even if your antique item has seen better days, you can improve the look to fit within your space. …

Antique Furniture Styles Defined: Part 2 of 3 – The Bed

If you are looking to give your bedroom a vintage feel, there are a variety of antique bed and headboard styles that are still used today. Take advantage of one of these antique furniture options when you design your bedroom. …
Upcycle your old furniture

3 Upcycled Furniture Ideas from a Pro

The idea of upcycling started to gain traction within the mid-90s, and it involves putting new life into an old item in order to make it creative or useful. Considering how expensive many furniture pieces are, this is a great concept to use with your old pieces rather than throwing them out. If you are interested in repurposing your old furniture, use some of these great ideas. …
The furniture surgeon can resize your existing furniture to fit into small spaces

Small Sofas in the Big City: NYC

Apartments in New York City aren’t often known for being large and spacious, and for this reason, there is a growing small sofa trend in the city. While there are plenty of ways that you can find a small sofa to fit into your space, many people are also choosing to customize their existing, large couches to make them workable.  …
See what a leather restorer can do for you

What a Leather Restorer Can Do For You

Do you have a piece of leather furniture that needs to be restored? If so, your best option is to take the piece to a leather restorer like Dr. Sofa in order to ensure the best possible results and that the job is done right. Taking your piece into a professional leather restorer can help to make your favorite old and vintage leather furniture look as good as new while preserving its character and vintage qualities, and these professionals offer a variety of important services. …
Find a vintage couch at one of these shops then call the furniture surgeon to reupholster it.

How to Find a Vintage Couch to be Reupholstered

Are you looking for a vintage couch for your home but aren’t interested in the expensive antique store prices? A better option may be to find a vintage piece that is in need of reupholstery. Fortunately, there are numerous online resources that can connect you with sellers looking to unload their vintage furniture pieces, and once you find the perfect one, you can use the services of Dr. Sofa to give your couch the look of your dreams. …
Redesign Your Sofa With New Upholstery

How to Compare Furniture Reupholstery Costs

There are a variety of benefits of furniture reupholstery that have people choosing to fix up their old items rather than buying new. Perhaps a piece has sentimental value or is of a style that is no longer made, or maybe it is just exceptionally comfortable. Regardless of the reason that you are choosing to have your furniture item reupholstered, it is important to note that not all jobs are the same. A variety of factors will be taken into account when determining the scope of your job, so cost should never be the only deciding factor. …
Reupholstered Armchair

Repair that Old Armchair Before Scrapping It

If you have an old armchair you’ve been eyeing for the trash dumpster, take a moment to consider your options before pitching it.  Armchairs are sometimes like a pair of shoes: they take some time to break in but once you’ve made them “yours” then no other one out there fits you quite as well. Rather than putting the chair at the curb for the trash collector, you might first consider your repair options.  If you’re especially handy, you could probably repair it yourself.  Or you could look to an armchair repair company for help.  …