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If your furniture is looking a little worse for wear, you don’t have to run to your local furniture stores and buy a new one. Hold onto your favourite couch, table, or chair a lot longer and get your furniture repaired. A handyman can restore and repair your furniture, from sunken couch cushions and broken dining table legs to scratched tabletops and recliners that won’t recline. With help from furniture repair specialists, you’ll have your furniture ready to use and as good as new in no time at all.
The best place to find furniture repair in your area is on Airtasker. Posting your task is easy, then all you need to do is review the quotes and book your furniture repair service for a time that suits you. Whether it's antique furniture, office furniture, or any kind of furniture in your home, you'll have no problem getting furniture restorations and repairs from Taskers.
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Top Furniture Repair related questions
Basic furniture repairs could take as little as 30 minutes, but major repairs (particularly involving upholstery restorations or refinishing wood) can take several days.
Anyone can repair furniture. However, many people who specialise in this type of work have completed carpentry or cabinet making apprenticeships and are experienced in working with a range of materials, from wood to leather.
Upholstered furniture tends to wear thin and get holes over time, while wooden furniture (like tables and chairs) is prone to scratching and broken legs.
If your furniture is high quality, part of a set, or has sentimental value, restoring it is probably your best option. You’ll likely save money and it’s better for the environment, too.
Simple furniture repairs can be done onsite. However, for restorations that take more time or require special equipment, your repairer may complete the job offsite.
What does a furniture repair service include?
Furniture repairs include a mixture of woodworking and upholstery skills, depending on the type of furniture and fix. Most of the time, your repair person will come to your home, but if they need more time or equipment to complete your repair, they may take your furniture home with them. Here are some of the most popular furniture repair services:
Common problems for beds include broken slats, scratched wood, and broken frames. Or you might need a cot repair to sand and repaint your old cot so it’s fresh and ready for a new baby. Your bed repairer or sofa bed repairer will assess the damage before explaining your options. Then they’ll use glue, spare parts, sanding paper, stain, paint, and other tools to help your bed look its best.
Wardrobe, cupboard & drawer repair
Kitchen cupboard and kitchen drawer repair may involve replacing drawer tracks and hinges or painting and sanding. Wardrobe repairs usually depend on whether it’s a freestanding or built-in wardrobe. Common issues include broken doors, shelving, hinges, and door tracks. You may also request to improve the finish of your drawer or cupboard. However, for more advanced repairs, you may need to find a cabinet maker.
Couch & upholstery repair
Upholstery repair is one of the most commonly requested types of furniture restorations. From sunken couch cushions to ripped fabric or leather, most couches start to look a bit shabby before you’re really ready to move on. Furniture restoration for your lounge chair might include stain removal, restitching, repairing broken feet or frames, or replacing webbing, zips, foam, or springs. Recliner repairs may also include fixing or replacing parts like motors, electrical bits, cables, levers, footrests, and more. Or if you need leather furniture repaired, your technician may be able to fix issues like fading, scratches, tears, and peeling.
Table, desk & chair repair
You can get all sorts of tables fixed, from dining tables to table lamp repair and coffee table repair. Most tables are made from wood, with common repairs including re-attaching broken legs, sanding, and staining. If you need an office chair repair, your handyman may look at replacing key parts, like armrests, wheels, and levers, while dining chair repairs normally involve reupholstering, fixing broken legs, sanding, and staining.
Recent Furniture Repair tasks
Repair swivel on a replica Eames armchair
Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand
6th Nov 2023
The swivel has worked itself loose for a long time,now the nylon "gasket"is worn out.Putting it back together the swivel grates and wobbles;screw it in tight and the swivel does not work. - Due date: Before Monday, 13 November 2023
Repair lazyboy recliner chair
Oratia, Auckland, New Zealand
25th Oct 2023
someone has stood on the chair and broken the wooden frame underneath - Due date: Before Sunday, 5 November 2023
Refill gas in office chair
Auckland 0614, New Zealand
16th Oct 2023
Office chair - gas needs to be refilled or gas cylinder to be replaced - Due date: Before Friday, 20 October 2023
Repair/replace recliner chair electrio motor
Auckland 2010, New Zealand
4th Oct 2023
Recliner chair stuck in half open position - Due date: Flexible
Fix snapped plastic moulding on bucket dining chairs
Auckland 1010, New Zealand
29th Sep 2023
Have a white bucket chair and 3 of the 4 connections to the wooden legs have broken - Due date: Flexible
Repair seats on 6 X dining chairs
Te Atatū South, Auckland, New Zealand
4th Sep 2023
Chairs are fine, but wicker seat base needs to be replaced with a soft version - Due date: Flexible
Office chair repair
Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
3rd Sep 2023
A component in my office chair at home has snapped and is in need of repair. It was what keep the back upright but had to much pressure on it so it snapped - Due date: Flexible
To fix my massage chair
Te Kauwhata, New Zealand
25th Aug 2023
Roller for the massage chair not moving down like it should be
Office chair gas repair
Auckland 0618, New Zealand
11th Aug 2023
Gaming/office chair gas lift replacement/repair. - Due date: Flexible
Repair Wardrobe alignment
Auckland 0612, New Zealand
27th Jul 2023
My Room Wardrobe sliding needs to b fixed s the sliding wheel and the small aluminium base is moved out of its place and sliding is no more working. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 28 July 2023
I need 2x recliner chairs re-cushioned & re-covered covered
Wainoni, Christchurch, New Zealand
9th Jul 2023
2x Recliner Chairs both need fully re-cushioning & re-covered with similar type & colour, also all mechanical parts serviced, grease, oil & check operation. - Due date: Before Monday, 31 July 2023
Wanted someone to repair 2 broken office chairs.
Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
23rd Jun 2023
The chair model is: EQS Spectrum 3. We believe both chairs need the gas lift replacement as nothing happens while activating lever. One chair has a seat flops back if not in use. It may loose tension spring or broken mechanism. - Due date: Flexible
6 x wooden ding chairs have squeaky noise needs fixing.
Porirua 5024, New Zealand
16th Jun 2023
They just need to fix so that it more stable plse - Due date: Flexible
Wooden chair fixed
Auckland 1010, New Zealand
3rd Jun 2023
there are a few columns on the wooden chair which have snapped, and some wood has splintered - Due date: Before Wednesday, 5 July 2023
I need my Homasa massage chair repaired. stopped working
Whangārei, New Zealand
31st May 2023
chair stopped working. power is on but control is blank. - Due date: Flexible
Auckland 0600, New Zealand
6th May 2023
Doesn’t work anymore rod broken - Due date: Flexible
My armchair needz the back to be fixed and foot restyour feet on
Massey, Auckland, New Zealand
26th Apr 2023
The back of my chair iz Brocken and the price that you pull out and put your feet on - Due date: Flexible
2 armnchair frames are collapsing
Dunedin 9018, New Zealand
25th Apr 2023
2+yr old-arms on 2 of the 4 chairs purchased(frame) are collapsing..Report required on fitness for purpose. - Due date: Flexible
Need to fix a crack on the wall, paint the door and fix wardrobe door
Phillipstown, Christchurch, New Zealand
19th Apr 2023
Paint the door, fix a small crack on the wall, fix the wadrobe door - Due date: Flexible
I want to repair my dining chairs
Auckland 2102, New Zealand
5th Mar 2023
I need to replace the fabric - Due date: Flexible