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" came to our home twice. The first time was to get an idea of the piece that had to be taken apart so it would fit in our basement. When we" moved into the house the movers were unable to get the sofa into the basement due to the placement of the door to the basement, ceiling height and just overall lack of room to maneuver the furniture down the stairs. I was given 's number by Earla's furniture and he did an excellent job. He had originally quoted around $300 over the phone just as a rough idea of what it would take. Upon the first visit he said that it would take him about 4 hours to complete the work and would be around that $300 estimate he quoted initially without looking at the piece. Today arrived promptly at 10am and got right to work. He took the one arm of the sofa and he and I moved it into the basement with no issues. I just removed a door to help us move it and I cleaned up the little debris that was left after got things taken apart (this allowed him to keep working and I had no issues over this at all). He was able to get the sofa put back together in a very timely manner and it feels great and works just like we wanted in our basement. Very courteous and professional. I would use him again if I were to need his services.

-Joshua K.

"Aiden and Grace were a pleasure to work with. They understood what was needed and did a very high quality job. They were thoughtful of pattern placement and refilled" cushions as necessary. They picked up and delivered. I will definitely call them anytime I need their skills.

-Sue C.

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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

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.

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.

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.


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.




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!

Upholstery reviews in East Elmhurst


The cost of the headliner replacement was $300, I purchased an Angies List Coupon for $99, which gave me $200 credit toward the cost of the work, so the actual cost was $199. I dropped the car off and it was ready for pickup a couple days later. the headliner was excellently installed, very smooth, and even though the car and liner on the visors was ...More faded, they matched the color very nicely. I liked the work so much, I also got the headliner in my Ford Ranger truck replaced, for which the owner gave me a small discount, I paid $275 for the truck headliner. The truck headliner was also excellently installed, and I picked it up 2 days after dropping it off.
- Arthur V.

did an outstanding job, and was very prompt, efficient, and professional.
They responded quickly to my initial inquiry, were upfront about scheduling, gave me an accurate estimate when I was starting to look at upholsterers.
When the time came to perform the job, they came on time and on schedule, and offered ...More good recommendations around upholstery and trim options. They finished the job earlier than anticipated and also were creative in dealing with some unanticipated issues with the fabric I'd supplied.
I highly recommend them and plan to use them again.
- Elise M.

My experience with was great. I called the shop before I headed over and , the owner, was there and helped me right away. His guys unloaded the furniture that I had brought, while helped me pick out fabric. I couldn't make a decision that day, so ...More let me take home several fabric samples so that I could see how they looked in my house. My husband and I made a decision that night to go with two of the sample fabrics, so I went back to the next day and gave our choices. He said the work would take a couple of weeks to complete, but he called me a week later to say everything was done! In the interim time, he noticed a couple of pieces of the furniture needed replacement foam (they are very old) and he sent me e-mails, with pictures to show me what he was talking about, the cost of putting in new foam, and to get my approval before he made the replacements. My experience with this company was friendly and professional from start to finish. I give them my highest recommendation.
- Heather G.

She provided us some fabric samples for us to choose from, even had some samples special ordered for our needs. The work was done quickly to meet a few different deadlines and looks great. We received updates on how the project was going in various stages and any concerns that she had as she went along (as it was old furniture). In addition, I had ...More also asked for her help on a few other projects to see if it was something that she could do, she was willing to meet me where ever the project was which was really helpful. She was very flexible throughout the process and was great to work with.

Reasonable prices for the work being done. We had older and antique furniture and it was nice to have someone care for it as if it was theirs!

We did need to arrange for transportation to and from the shop (since our pieces were larger than could fit in a car).
- Carol L.

Fantastic job. knew exactly what kind of new inserts I needed. He gave me the date they would be ready and they were ready at 10:00 am the day he promised. Very pleased with the new inserts - sofa much more comfortable.
- Vicki S B.

We had an old This End Up recliner that had seen better days but we wanted it upgraded with new upholstery. I called and made an appointment with who came out to look at it. He inspected it, pronounced that he could do it, and proceeded to show me a wide variety of fabric samples. I picked one and gave him a deposit, and he said ...More he'd be in touch when he was ready to take it. About 6 weeks after the initial appointment, he called to say that they were ready for it, and his assistants came over and picked the old chair up. Almost 2 weeks to the day, he called to say it was ready, and we arranged a drop off time. His assistants moved some furniture to accommodate the "new" piece and carefully moved the new recliner into place... and it looks fantastic! He did a marvelous job and brought life back to a 25 yr old piece,
- Chris B.

The owners and the delivery people are wonderful to work with. They are very accommodating and nice. The workmanship on the other hand is lacking and I am unhappy with the finished product. After 9 months of use with the recliner, the stuffing has shifted and is lumpy now. When they came to my house to give an estimate, and they did not indicate that ...More there would be an issue with the suspension in the love seat and the sofa. The sofa and love seat sink badly and I have had to put pieces of wood under to help support it.
- margaret B.

The sofa and chairs are beautifully finished. Excellent job!!. Picked up and delivered on schedule (actually completed one day early). The only additional cost from original bid was $127 to add some dacron covers. The delivery staff were very professional and careful. When completed, I noted one swival chair was a little wobbly and they agreed ...More to take back and repair for me. They actually replaced the base ball bearings which had worn out. I was sorry they had to make the extra trip but they were very gracious about taking on the extra work and at no charge. I used a Pottery Barn performance basket weave fabric which I ordered and had shipped to . I was on a tight schedule since only in Florida 3 weeks. Everything completed on schedule. Couldn't be happier with their work. Love my like-new sofa. is the best. Would definitely use again. Enjoyed working with Sandy. Nice family run business.
- Linda S.

Upholsterers in East Elmhurst, NY

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A 1 Mobile Glass Inc

32 Union Ave
Center Moriches

A-Cubed LLC

47 Goble St.

A-Dent Dental Equipment, Inc.

293 West John Street

A-Z Maintenance

3 E Deer Park Rd
Dix Hills



Anderson upholstery

50 Palisade rd

Antique Textiles Gallery Inc.

19 East 71 Street
New York

Apex Detail

4754 Frank Luke Dr

Apollonian House LLC

106 Comstock Hill Avenue

Area Rug Cleaner Queens

Serving Queens
East Elmhurst

Area Rug Cleaning Staten Island

Serving Your Area 10301
Staten Island



Automated Lights & Shades INC

2540 E 26TH ST 1ST FLOOR


151 W Industry Ct Ste 7
Deer Park

Ayse Lewis Interior Design

PO BOX 162



Baby Bear Construction LLC

18 Macculloch Avenue

Baron Design Inc.

315 Seventh Avenue
New York

Benjamin Rugs & Furniture

1710 Broadhollow Rd

Bergen Linen

60 Oak Street

Berlin Acoustics

28 Strawtown Road
West Nyack


1857 Commerce St
Yorktown Heights

Beyond Elegance

637 Ashford Avenue



Bloomingdale's Home Cleaning

7102 80th St

Brass Tacks Upholstery

66 Q South 2nd Street
Bay Shore

Brooklyn Area Rug Cleaners

Serving Your Area

C and D Home Repair

103 Moore Ave


1040 Mamaroneck Ave


435A Route 34


102 Village Blvd.


310 Route 10 West


118 West Jericho Turnpike
Huntington Station


639 Danbury Road

Carpet Cleaner Staten Island

15 Mulberry Cir
Staten Island

Carpet Cleaning Baldwin NY

1773 Grand Ave

Carpet Cleaning Oceanside NY

2901 Long Beach R




42 Warren St.
New Rochelle

Christopher Gaona Design Studio

10 Hanover Sq
New York

Class Carpet & Interiors

107 W. 86th St

Clifton Carpet Cleaning

1033 Clifton Ave


390 Hillside Ave
New Hyde Park

Craftsman Custom Upholstery

1079 Utica Ave

Dadco Interiors Inc

450 Westbury Ave
Carle Place

Danconia Interiors

32 West 39th Street
New York

Daniel's Custom Upholstery

2935 Boston Rd

David's Fabrics and Upholstery

393-397 Sunrise Highway

Day Light window treatments

37 North Henry street

Day One Restorations

267 Alexander Ave

Daysi'O Galleria LLC

5112 Park Ave.

Deco By Designers

220 E 134th St

Delgado Plastic covers & upholstery

105-07 Jamaica Ave
Richmond Hill

Design Expectations

132 Forest St
Staten Island

Designing Windows Plus

947 Birch Drive

Disaster Cleanup Services Inc.

1556 Ocean Ave

Distinctive Decor Inc

5908 Eighteenth Ave

Dixie Foam Beds

1205 Manhattan Avenue

DS Furniture Ideas

38-09 43RD AVE 3RD FLOOR
Long Island City

E And S Deep Cleaners

2070 Powell Ave

East Meadow Upholsterers Corp

371 East Meadow Ave
East Meadow

Eclectic Home Design Inc

Springfield Gardens

Edison Upholstery Inc

599 Franklin Ave

Elegant Interiors

1775 Bard Ln
East Meadow

Ella's Design Studio, LLC

490 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains

Elmora Interiors Upholstery

450 East Westfield Avenue

Esquire Upholstery

Garden City

European Needle LLC

513 Main Street


150 Mill Street

Fettermans Upholstery

172 N Church Rd

Flag Enterprises



295 State Route 10 E


218 east park ave
Long Beach

Furniture Healing Co.

179-15 145th ave.

Furniture Restoration Services LLC

508 Nepperhan Avenue

G Fried Carpet & Design Center

800 Old Country Rd

G2G Corp

568 Broadway
New York


1815 Broadhollow Rd Ste 2

Grandview Fabrics

1171 Madison Ave

Handy Andy Window Blinds / Blinds360

65 Tarrytown Road
White Plains


New York

Hippo Cleaning Services

485 Fashion Avenue
New York


New York

Larry's Custom Upholstery

1169 Nostrand Ave

Larry's Design Center

2172 Jericho Tpke
New Hyde Park

Leib Designs

500 West 43rd St. #27E
New York

Level Line Construction

22-55 31st street

lira's upholstery

90 4th st
New Rochelle

Long Island Carpet Cleaners Inc

71-02 80th St

Long Island Window Treatments

330 Jackson Ave

Lori Falk Individual Design LLC

165 E 89th St.
New York

Lou's Rockypoint Upholsterers

29 Rockypoint Yaphank Rd.
Rocky Point

Lousso Designs

34 Wexford St.

M Square Design Group

45 Harrogate St
Long Beach

M&A Design

57 Pearl Street

M&R Furniture Creations


Marc Tash Interiors

2483 65 Street


PO Box 569

MB Creations

124 Boyle Rd

McCoys Upholstery

69-14 49th Ave

Mona Liza Fine Furniture Co. Inc.

23 Meadow Street


S.I.E,Shahab Pura, Sialkot-Pakistan.

New Way Decorators

29-02 24th Ave

New York Carpet Cleaning, Inc.

244 5th Ave
New York

NJ Carpet Steamers

1047 Jefferson Ave

No 1 Cleaners

52 E Centre St

NORINE Decorators

6 Kennedy Ave

Norpal Interior Decorating Llc

127 tunxis hill road


136 Northern Blvd #2
Great Neck

North Shore Window Treatments Inc

9 Beechwood Avenue
Port Washington

NVC Corp.


NY City Blinds

450 E 78th St
New York

ny furniture doctors

132-35 sanford ave suite 317

NYC Carpet Cleaning

50 Canal St
New York

NYCoyne Furniture Repair & Upholstery

117 Grattan Street, Unit 317

Old Man Gerrity Custom Creations

304 W Old Country Rd

One Final Touch Furniture

64 West 1st St
Mt. Vernon

Organic Gemini

630 Flushing AVE. Suit 329

Patricia Del Castillo

98 Newtown Lane
East Hampton

PJ Upholstery & Auto Interiors

76 Front St
Port Jervis

Plaza Home Interiors

6564 Myrtle Ave

PMDP Painting

52-77 73 street

Pro Gym Service

35 Heisser Court

Professional Upholstery

1983 Sedgwick ave.


10800 Foothill Blvd


Valley Stream

R Acevedo contracting Inc.

608 Castle Hill Ave.

Regina Upholstery

330 Christine St

renga brothers

107 Manorhaven Blvd.
Port Washington

Revival Interiors

5 Foxglove Court

Ridge Street Upholstery

153 Ridge Street
New York

Rosini & Sons Inc

3209 Junction Blvd
East Elmhurst



Royal Window Treatments

180 LexingtonAve
New York

Royal Window Treatments NYC

180 Lexington Ave,
New York

Rug Cleaner Staten Island

Serving Your Area 10314
Staten Island

Salon Interiors,Inc.

62 Leuning Street

Sandra John Interiors, Inc.

374 North Maple Ave

SBC Interiors, LLC

Short Hills, NJ


45 Calf Pasture Beach Rd

SewZeal LLC

672 Dogwood Ave
Franklin Square

Sidcom International Inc

4460 Monticello Ave 2

Simon's Decorating & Design

10101 Foster Ave.

Special Furniture Services

200 Lexington Ave.

Speedwell Design

108 Ridgedale Ave

Stanley Steemer

24 John St

Staten Island Carpet Cleaner

Serving Your Area 10306
Staten Island

Stellar Upholstery & Furniture Center

127-03 Rockaway Blvd
South Ozone Park

Stylish Windows

350 East 58 St
New York



Tania Kovalenko LTD

113 Franklin Street

The Boss of Clean

12 Mazza Court
Staten Island

The Linen Outlet

1131 MCdonalad ave

The Red Chair

7802 Long Beach Blvd

The Refinishing Company

4140 Austin Blvd
Island Park

The Upholstery Shop

131 Us Hwy 46

The Work Room

160 Van Brunt Street


154 Prospect St



United Decorators

1486 Coney Is Ave

Upholstery By Paul

244 Columbus Ave
Port Chester

V-lonne Window Fashions

267 Merrick Road


P.O. BOX 806
Sag Harbor

Vertical Dreams

PO Box 206

Vintage Chic Furniture

234 Union Street

Vogue Window Fashion

90 Washington Valley Rd


168-B Irving Ave. 102A
Port Chester

Westchester Upholstery

25 N Pearl St.
Port Chester

Window & Fabric Works

East Northport


6170 82ND ST
Middle Village

Window Trends LLC.

662 speedwell

Xhola Gears

1189 E 96th Street


346 Pavonia Avenue

Zuniga Upholstery

31 Crown St
Deer Park

‎Alexander & Sons Upholstery

410 E 64th St
New York

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