Memphis Upholsterers

in Memphis, TN

47
Upholsterers are
in Memphis

8
Upholsterers in Memphis
are top rated

A
Rated by
Everett M.
"Great overall experience Made suggestions as to where we might purchase the materials at a reasonable cost. Picked up the furniture when he said he would and did the job two weeks earlier than the estimate
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Rated by
Judy G.
"I called Mr.
because of his high rating on Amgie's List. Mr.
is a professional in every sense of the word. He responded to my" initial inquiry immediately. He asked if I could send a photo of the furniture, which I did. He suggested two fabric shops where the prices were half of what I would have paid where I intended to go, plus the options were endless and the quality was top notch. From the photo I sent to him, he told me how much fabric to buy. Mr.
picked up my furniture when he said he would, three days later. He was a joy to meet -- so polite and helpful. He obviously loves his work. In our short visit, I learned that he does most of his work for designers, but that he always enjoys meeting families and working for them. He told me that he would complete the project in about three weeks, which he did. He sent me a photo when the furniture was almost completed, just to let me know how it was going. On the scheduled date of delivery, it was raining very hard all day. He called to say he didn't want the furniture to get wet, so he would deliver the following day, which he did. The chair and ottoman are just beautiful. He matched the pattern in the seams, and he carefully placed the same design in the center of each pleat on the skirted sections. I couldn't be more pleased with the entire process and with the outcome.
C
Rated by
emily S.
"I had a couple pieces of furniture reupholstered. The quality of work was good and the price was good to average; however, I was told my furniture would be ready by the end of the week" for 4 weeks in a row. Then upon delivery, she was 45 minutes late and never called to let me know. I finally called her to find out what was going on and she told me she was running "a little" late. I don't think I will use her again. While the price is good, I would pay a bit more for better professionalism.

Local Articles in Memphis

If possible, always visit the upholstery shop to ensure that it's a clean environment and the work is being completed on site, says Harvey. (Photo courtesy of Bahama Upholstering)

Should I hire an upholstery professional for my furniture?

Many people have no idea of the costs or benefits in reupholstering a piece of furniture. Learn how upholstering can benefit your current furniture.

An upholsterer can revitalize an older piece of furniture with new fabric and even restructuring. While the work can be costly, it can be worth it to preserve a well-made item. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Catherine R.)

Upholstery

Upholstering is the process of covering a high-quality piece of furniture, antique or keepsake with materials such as fabric and padding. Freshen the look of a room by giving furniture a new look.

Experts say reupholstery can give older, quality furniture a good-as-new look. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Krystal C., Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Furniture - Refinishing & Repair, Upholstering - General

Consumers should consider the quality of furniture and its sentimental value before deciding whether to invest in upholstery repairs for couches and chairs.

reupholstering furniture
Upholstering - General

Pros says reupholstering is a great way to revive aging furniture without having to clean it or throw it out. Get tips on reupholstering your furniture.

Emily Udell
Stereo & Home Theater Systems, TV Sales, Upholstering - General

The reviews of this in-home television experience are mixed, but industry experts hope the models will gain popularity in time.

Angie's List
Upholstering - General, Upholstery Cleaning

Follow these tips to make sure a spot doesn't set. Be sure to consult an upholstery cleaning service for stubborn stains.

Angie's Answers

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I second the original question (still unanswered). Speaking as someone who logged in today to try to find an attorney, I see this category as one that's exactly what I have my Angie's List membership for:

1. It's important that I find a good one
2. I'm not an expert enough to know myself who is a good one
3. The industry is full of advertisements and misinformation
4. I wish I knew what experiences other people have had


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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


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I'm not sure Angie et. al. want you to have a complete answer to this question. By re-subscribing at the Indiana State Fair in 2012, I think I paid $20.00 per year for a multi- year subscription. Maybe even less. At the other extreme--and I hope my memory isn't faulty about this--I think the price, for my area, for ONE year was an outrageous $70.00. And they debited me automatically without warning. I had to opt out of that automatic charge. I like Angie's List, but if some of the companies they monitor behaved the way they do in this respect, they'd be on some sort of Pages of Unhappiness. I'll be interested to see if this comment gets published or censored out of existence.
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You have to put your self in the shoes of a business that is in business to turn a profit of some sort. All businesses have different overhead which in turn decides what their bottom line would be on their services. I personally would not go with an unlicensed professional for this type of install. You are messing with gas, venting issues, electrical wiring{electric water heater} and updated code issues such as a drain pan and tempature and relief drain lines for heaters that currently do not have them. I do agree that there are some companies that are way out of line for their installs but most of these companies are the really big companies that have very high overheads  I would assume. Tank type water heaters have changed over the last several years and with these safety changes come bigger prices. The price of steel thanks to China is skyrocketing and tank type water heaters are made of steel. Most wholesale plumbing supply companies cannot match what the big box stores are selling at retail to consumers. I happen to think from research that heaters such as Rheem, Bradford White and AOSmith who have been in business forever make a better product than what you can buy in the big box outlets. You also have to take in consideration the location of the water heater that is being replaced. Is it in the house, basement, garage or attic. Most 40 and 50 gallon water heaters that are purchased in a plumbing wholesale store in Texas cost between 300-340 for a 6 year warranty heater with 6 year on parts and tank. Speaking of warranty. Most big box companies will take a least 24 hours to a week to get your warranty problem taken care of. Most reputable plumbing companies will give same day service if they installed the heater.

So lets break down a typical install at cost to a licensed plumber in Texas

Heater: $315, water shut off $6.50, water flex lines or unions to code $20, gas flex line and cut off to code $12, misc fittings $15, Total $368.50 Lets add a 35% profit which is some what low  for a business $129, Total 497.50

This doesnt  include permits, pan and drain or any venting issues. The vent must go from the heater to the outside of roof using double wall vent.

Cost of permit on average $60

Most plumbing companies allow for 3 hours of time for a water heater. This includes picking the new one up. Delivering out to house. Draining and removing old water heater. Hauling off old heater. Installing new heater up to code. Going down to city and pulling permit.

Average Labor charges for heater installs $400

That would make this install run without extras on any code issues $957.50

I just had a 50 gallon gas water heater installed in my house for $1200 but I needed a pan installed. I used a licensed plumber.

 

 

 

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That's very difficult to answer without seeing the house. As one poster said, the prep is the most important part. On newer homes that don't have a lot of peeling paint, the prep can be very minimal even as low as a couple or a few hundred dollars for the prep labor.

On a 100 year old home with 12 coats of peeling paint on it, then the prep costs can be very high and can easily exceed 50% of the job's labor cost.

A 2100 sq ft two story home could easily cost $1000 just for the labor to prep for the paint job. That number could climb too. Throw in lots of caullking  or window glazing, and you could be talking a couple or a few hundred dollars more for labor.

Painting that home with one coat of paint and a different color on the trim could run roughly $1000 or more just for labor. Add a second coat  and that could cost close to another $1000 for labor.

For paint, you may need 20 gallons of paint. You can pay from $30-$70 for a gallon of good quality exterior paint. The manufacturer of the paint should be specified in any painting contract. Otherwise, the contractor could bid at a Sherwin-Williams $60 per gallon paint and then paint the house with $35 Valspar and pocket the difference. $25 dollars per gallon times 20 gallons? That's a pretty penny too.

That was the long answer to your question. The short answer is $2000 to $4000 and up, depending upon the amount of prep, the number of coats, the amount of trim, and the paint used.

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Todd said it best.

An itemized list / cost breakdown, more often than not is used against the contractor when it is shared with other builders who will then beat it.

Good contractors use good people, and good people cost more.  Just the cost of having the appropriate insurance / bond can be the difference between winning a job or losing it ot a 'lower bid'.

It is the rule of three; there is Good, Cheap and Fast.  You can have any two:  Good and Cheap, won't be Fast; Good and Fast, won't be Cheap;  Cheap and Fast, won't be Good!

When comparing bids, it isn't the cheapest or the 'nicest' person you should select.   You should understand why there is a large price difference (it shows there are gaps in your design program or what you have asked for specifically, which means there may be arguments later).  If most of the bids are in line, and one is way high or way low,  you want to know why before dismissing or selecting them.

A price-only decision almost always costs more in the long run. 

Good luck!

All Upholsterers in Memphis, TN

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ABOVE AVERAGE FABRICS/UPHLSTRY

4780 SUMMER AVE
Memphis

ALJAMAL UPHOLSTERY

2684 LAMAR AVE
Memphis

AMERICAN UPHOLSTERY CTR

5826 US HIGHWAY 51 N
Millington

BARTLETT ALTERATIONS

2839 BARTLETT RD
Memphis

BATSON UPHOLSTERY

110 S 22ND ST

BILL'S UPHOLSTERY

2362 JACKSON AVE
Memphis

CLAY FURNITURE SVC

2608 POPLAR AVE
Memphis

Custom Upholstery

1695 Mcfadden Drive
Oakland

Decorating Den Interiors

9870 S Houston Way
Germantown

DELL'S UPHOLSTERY & DECORATING

8776 BAZEMORE RD
Cordova

DON VESTAL'S UPHOLSTERY

6837 SUMMER AVE
Memphis

DOUGLAS UPHOLSTERY

366 SCOTT ST
Memphis

EXPERT TOUCH-UP & REFINISHING

3231 GUERNSEY AVE
Memphis

Fresh Perspective Design & Decor, LLC

2075 Exeter Rd
Germantown

HAMM'S UPHOLSTERY SHOP

2012 DUNN AVE
Memphis

HENNING UPHOLSTERY SHOP

4144 MAMIE RD
Memphis

Home Decor & Upholstery by Wires

6054 Flynthill dr
Memphis

Jill Hertz Interior Design

710 S Perkins Rd
Memphis

Jill Hertz Interior Design

710 S Perkins Rd
Memphis

KENNETH'S UPHOLSTERY

2834 Spottswood Ave.
Memphis

KNIGHTON'S UPHOLSTERY SHOP

2577 BROAD AVE
Memphis

L & H UPHOLSTERY

5046 N Circle Rd
Memphis

Lugo's Upholstery

3940 Summer Breeze Cv
Memphis

MARY'S UPHOLSTERY SHOPPE

3329 SUMMER AVE
Memphis

MC LEOD UPHOLSTERY SHOP

2312 AIRWAYS BLVD
Memphis

Michael Taylor Interiors

By appointment only
Memphis

MOBILE TRIM TEAM NORTH

5075 PLEASANT VIEW RD
Memphis

Northcross Construction

6099 Mt Moriah Rd Ext
Memphis

OLD TOWNE ANTIQUES & UPHOLSTER

9117 PIGEON ROOST RD

PINNER'S UPHOLSTERY

1384 TIPTON RD
Munford

Raleigh Upholstery

1190 Hwy 57
Collierville

ROBERT'S UPHOLSTERY

520 VANCE PARK PL
Memphis

ROBERTS & SONS

1485 HANAUER ST
Memphis

SIDES UPHOLSTERY

4501 OKEECHOBEE DR

SOUTHERN UPHOLSTERY & ACCENTS

1137 GETWELL RD
Memphis

TOWNS UPHOLSTERY

4323 ELLENDALE RD
Memphis

VALUE UPHOLSTERERS & FABRIC

4780 SUMMER AVE
Memphis

VINYL TOUCH

4664 LAUREL LEAF CV
Memphis

William M Munns and Co

120 Cumberland St
Memphis

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