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Angela Y

Clarkson WA

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"Fantastic job, excellent communication and reliability throughout the process, fully recommended."

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Australia Square NSW

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"Great, prompt service 🥇"

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Alicia B

Epping VIC

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"Brilliant service. So helpful, top notch upholstery job, I'm thrilled with my updated chair!"

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Ruki K

Kingston QLD

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"So happy with the recovering of my bench seat and bolster cushions. I would highly recommend Ruki. She did a fantastic job and was so easy to work wit..."

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Need your upholstery repaired? Restoring your favourite leather or fabric lounge, chairs, or even car seats is easier said than done. Unless, of course, you hire a professional upholstery repairer to sort them out for you. With the tools and expertise to replace and repair fabric, sew topstitching, fix padding, and patch up surfaces, your favourite furniture is in good hands with a professional upholsterer.

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Top Upholstery Repair related questions

Is it cheaper to reupholster a couch or buy a new one?

It depends on the quality of the couch. You can get longer wear out of good quality couches by reupholstering, but damaged low-end couches may be cheaper to simply replace with a new couch.

How can I prevent damage to my upholstery?

You can protect your upholstery by using a cover (especially if pets are involved), regularly cleaning, and using a leather conditioner, if appropriate.

How do you repair torn upholstery?

Tears in upholstery can usually be patched up by gluing a matching piece of fabric to the underneath side.

Do you need any qualifications to repair upholstery?

Most upholsterers have completed a Certificate III in Upholstery. However, some handymen are skilled in repairing upholstery even though they haven’t completed studies.

How long does it take to repair upholstery?

Minor upholstery repairs could take as little as 30 minutes, while reupholstering could take up to several days, depending on the number of items and the complexity of the job.

How much does an upholstery repair service cost?

Most upholstery repair tasks range from $70-$400 when you book your service through Airtasker. But the price will depend on the skills involved, the number of items that need work, the extent of the damage, and how long the repairs will take.

What does an upholstery repair service include?

Upholstery repairs usually refer to couches and sofas, but this also extends to dining chairs, car upholstery, and all kinds of fabric/padded furniture. Here are some of the most common services and what you can expect:


Fabric couch upholstery repair

Couch upholstery repair is a popular service - after all, the fabric surfaces of couches are usually the first place they show damage and wear. With a few fixes, your couch could have many more years of wear left in it. Your repairer may fix a tear by sewing the edges together or gluing a patch of matching fabric underneath the hole. If your sofa has major damage, they may need to reupholster a section or the entire couch. In this case, they’ll work with you to select the best fabric to match your lounge set and space before cutting it to size (including all seat cushions and the backing). They’ll use your old couch fabric as a template and will remove the staples holding it to the frame. Your repairer will make the cording before covering the arms, back, seat, and cushions with the new fabric.


Leather upholstery repair

Leather upholstery is tough but still prone to cracking, peeling, fading, and tearing. Fortunately, leather upholstery repair is possible and can restore your furniture so you can get more use out of it. Small scratches can be gently polished out with a good quality leather conditioner. For bigger scratches and holes, your repair person may glue a leather patch in place. If the stitching has come apart on your leather couch or dining chair, they’ll use a leather needle and special thread to make the repairs.


Dining chair upholstery repair

Dining chairs can be repaired in much the same way as fabric or leather lounges. If the damage is minor, your repairperson will disguise the hole, scratch, or tear. But for worn-out dining chairs or significant damage, they’ll likely need to reupholster your chairs. They’ll unscrew the seat from the base and remove the tacks or staples so they can pull the old fabric and padding off the chair. Next, they’ll use the wooden seat as a template to cut out new padding, seat fabric, and a dustcover, leaving enough room for a seam. Your repairer will use staples to secure these to the seat before screwing your seat back onto the base.


Car upholstery repair

Leather, vinyl, and fabric car upholstery can be repaired by gluing a matching patch of fabric behind any holes or tears. For major damage, your upholsterer will likely recommend reupholstering the entire car seat. 

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Furniture Upholstery Repair

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Chermside QLD, Australia

8th Oct 2019

Hi there, I have a very naughty chewy puppy, he has managed to damage my couch. It's a fantastic furniture, 3 seater Marella in Eddy Grey. Unsure if anyone is an upholstery repair expert, but thought I would give it a go! Located in Chermside. Thank you! Zoe

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Balmain NSW, Australia

7th Sep 2019

Our landlord's fabric bed head has been torn (very slightly) during the course of our tenancy. I am wanting to get quotes to repair affordably so that e can get our bond back. The bed head is cream coloured.

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Rouse Hill NSW 2155, Australia

28th Aug 2019

2 lounge chair covers have the zipper broken that needs to be replaced.

I need upholstery repair

$60

Greta NSW, Australia

19th Aug 2019

One of the seats on my lounge has split at the seam I’m needing it repaired

I need upholstery repair

$550

Dulwich Hill NSW, Australia

11th Aug 2019

2 x armchairs to be re-upholstered in jacard-style material similar to existing

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Glenroy VIC, Australia

19th Jun 2019

Need someone to repair hole in couch. Details in photos.

Alicia was wonderful and professional. Job well done and I would highly recommend her services.

Car upholstery repair

$50

Bellevue Hill, New South Wales, Australia

4th Oct 2019

Fix black leather chair in Hyundai. There has been a tear on front passenger side at lower lumber area.

Upholstery repair

$75

Milsons Point NSW, Australia

28th Sep 2019

Chair is broken and need to fix it. The sitting area is broken as per the picture attached. Please advise if we need to drop it or you will pick it up or fix it at our place.

I need upholstery repair

$400

Ashfield NSW, Australia

7th Sep 2019

Total number of Chairs: 2 Needs re-upholstery: currently it is dark brown leather, but we would prefer PU Leather, preferably the same colour or else Tan colour The stainless steel frame also needs cleaning up and I believe the back support straps etc may also need to be changed/repaired.

I need upholstery repair

$20

Lake Heights NSW 2502, Australia

25th Aug 2019

I would like to repair leather lounge.

I need upholstery repair

$100

Gailes QLD, Australia

16th Aug 2019

Corner of my bed my dogs have chewed the fabric so there’s a rip photo would give you better idea

Upholstery repair

$999

Kelmscott WA, Australia

10th Aug 2019

Repair face area of massage table

I need upholstery repair

$200

Ferny Hills QLD 4055, Australia

10th Oct 2019

Dark brown, faux leather, peeled out

I need upholstery repair

$200

Bullsbrook WA, Australia

3rd Oct 2019

4 Breakfast bar stools seat and back need recovered in vinyl. Seat approx 400x400mm. Backs approx 400x250mm

I need upholstery repair

$250

Bundoora VIC, Australia

16th Sep 2019

the headrest part on my couch has torn away.

I need upholstery repair

$300

Blacktown NSW, Australia

28th Aug 2019

I need someone to recover my couch

I need upholstery repair

$100

Wyndham Vale VIC, Australia

20th Aug 2019

I’ve got 2 holes in my couch that I need repaired.

I need upholstery repair

$150

Tarneit VIC 3029, Australia

15th Aug 2019

I need to repair my sofa as per pictures attached.

Car upholstery repair

$200

Thomastown VIC, Australia

2nd Aug 2019

Little chip inside the door panel of my Mercedes Benz has to be fixed ASAP. Technician has to visit me. Thanks Russell

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