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Nu-Rest Ayr Upholstery

If you are needing furniture re-upholstered or require some fresh upholstery, contact Nu-Rest Ayr.

Our experienced, family run business have upholstered hundreds of different items of furniture during over 30 years of business. Our skill and experience has led to us being on of the most trusted re-upholstery businesses in Scotland.

Every item of furniture we work on is re-upholstered to our very high standards of quality and finish. We are proud of the work we do and this shows in each finished piece.

Upholstery Services in Ayr

Many people do not realise re-upholstery is an option for old or worn pieces of furniture. Much loved family furniture can be lost to the ages if you do not take the time to care for it and breathe new life into its fabrics.

Upholstery

Upholstery, the material used to cover or pad the furniture can be of various colours, patterns and fabrics. Re-upholstering a much-loved family heirloom can bring it right up-to-date and make it your favourite piece in your house.

Nu-Rest use only the highest standard of fabric for our re-upholstery Ayr service. This ensure you will always receive a high quality finished product.

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Our re-upholstery Ayr services can cater to both clients of a residential and a commercial nature.

Specialist Ayr Upholstery Services

Our team are the some of the country’s experts in upholstering. For that reason we have some specialist services that we offer. See below for a full list of our services.

Nu-Rest Ayr Services

Re-upholstery is not our only service we provide in Ayr. There are so many things that can be done to revitalise old pieces of furniture. Our services include:

  • French polishing
  • Furniture stripping
  • Re-covering
  • Re-upholstery
  • Restoration
  • Staining

On top of these options there are also a variety of options for furniture refurbishment, including frame modification and repair.

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French Polishing

In terms of furniture restoration, sometimes its not just the fabric that needs some care and attention. At Nu-Rest we ensure the entire piece of furniture is brought to life in all aspects. This will be from the upholstery to the restoration and staining, and if you’re piece is antique you can rest assured extra care will be given. Our Nu-Rest Ayr service use a French Polishing technique that harnesses traditional practical skills in order to prepare, treat and protect the wood. This has the brilliant benefit of giving the furniture an extremely glossy and smooth final finish, and a stunningly flawless appearance.

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Loose Covers

If you do not want to re-upholster the furniture completely then Loose Covers would be a fantastic option. Loose Covers from Nu-Rest come made to measure and are an extremely practical alternative to re-upholstering your furniture. There are choices of many types of fabric for the client to choose from, and the covers will give your furniture a fresh new look all while being completely removable. Each cover is delicately work on by our skilled craftsmen, who tailor each piece to fit each individual item of furniture.

Care Guidelines from Ayr Nu-Rest Upholstery

We have produced some succinct guidelines that will help keep your re-upholstered furniture looking brand new for years to come. It’s important to be very careful around delicate or old fabric as you do not want to spoil the beautiful finish. Take a note of these rules to ensure your furniture stays perfect for as long as it can:

  • Rotate loose cushions regularly and reverse them to give them equal wear.
  • Avoid any sharp object that may snag the fabric.
  • Avoid pets on re-upholstered furniture due to snagging.
  • Do not machine wash any removable items such as cushion covers.
  • Clean any accidental spillages as soon as possible. However, when performing a spot test, ensure to test it in a small area that is not visible.
  • When unwrapping the furniture it may appear flat and creased, therefore, use the palms of your hands to smooth over the cushions and leather. Air will then circulate the cushions and it will fall into their natural shape.
  • Plump up your cushions regularly.
  • Do not sit on the arms of the sofas or chairs as this will damage the frame of the furniture. Also avoid sitting on the edges of the cushions.
  • Try and not leave newspapers on the furniture as the ink can transfer and stain the furniture.

If you follow the instructions carefully and take great care with your furniture, the flawless look will last a lifetime.

Furniture Placement in the Room

Not only should you follow the guidelines listed above, but it’s also important to take great consideration of where your furniture is placed within your home. Here are some tips for making sure it is ideally situated.

  • If you have wooden floors in the room where your upholstered furniture is then it is best to use protective felt to avoid scratching.
  • If your furniture features a recliner mechanism then it is important to understand that it may be stiff at first but will loosen over time. Make sure you have plenty of room to use this function.
  • Avoid the furniture being in direct sunlight.
  • Avoid placing your furniture near direct heat or air conditioning as extreme temperatures can cause cracking and wearing.

Care of Leather Upholstery

Leather upholstery can give your furniture the most beautiful finish. However it is also one of the easiest fabrics to damage. Follow our guidelines and take extra care when dealing with leather upholstery.

  • Always follow the manufacturers cleaning instructions and use the products that are recommended. If you are unsure then you can ask your upholsterer the best action to take. Try to regularly wipe with a soft, damp cloth often to ensure your leather furniture looks new.
  • When vacuuming, keep it on a low setting to remove the dust and dirt under the cushions.
  • To avoid any damage or cracking of the leather, keep any furniture at least 50cm away from any heat source.
  • Any liquid spilled on the leather will need to be blotted immediately with a dry cloth until it is dry. Avoid rubbing the area as this could damage the finish and cause discolouration.
  • When dealing with light coloured leather or pale leathers, it is important to be aware that colour from denim jeans or non-colour-fast dark clothing can transfer onto your furniture and cause discolouration which is commonly known as a ‘dye transfer.’ This can especially happen if the clothing is wet or damp.

Leather upholstery is very delicate so you need to be very aware of it, and make sure you are careful and thoughtful when using your piece of furniture.

Revitalise Your Furniture With Our Expert Ayr Upholstery Services

For anyone living in Ayr or the surrounding areas, Nu-Rest Ayr Upholstery Services are the ideal choice.
No job is too big or too small for the team at Nu-Rest Ayr and we will endeavour to re-upholster any piece of furniture, including single chairs, three-piece suites, sofas, and antique furniture to name just a few.
You can rest assured that your furniture will be in safe hands as we care deeply about each project and about each customer. Our customer service skills are just as exemplary as our re-upholstery Ayr services.
It is our ethos that each individual will receive quality services at affordable prices from Ayr Upholstery.

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