When people think of reupholstering their furniture, they’re often planning to make old-looking, shabby fabrics look new again. And reupholstering definitely does that!
But that’s not all that fresh upholstery can do for you!
New Upholstery Reduces Allergens in Your Home
Having a piece of furniture reupholstered doesn’t just change how clean it looks and feels- it changes how clean that chair IS. For people that are allergen-sensitive, or for furniture that has lived with pets for years, the application of fresh fabrics can notably change the histamine reactions of people around the item. This is an effect you won’t get from running a wet-vac over your couch or fabreezing your ottoman.
The Right Upholstery Can Hide or Repel Pet Hair
If you’re more allergic to seeing tufts of your fur-baby’s hair everywhere that to the pet themselves, reupholstering can help you. You can make the hair stand out less with furry tan fabric to match your faun shaggy dog, or pick a salt-and-pepper houndstooth to go with your black and white hounds.
If you’d rather repel than disguise the hair, you can choose slick real and faux leathers, shiny soda-shop style plastics, and other wipe-clean options.
Create a Whole New Look and Feel in Your Home
Have you become more minimalist than your busy floral pattern couch is? Maybe you never were as boring as the tan chairs in the breakfast nook. Because furniture is so central to a room, any changes you make to the texture, color, or form of your furniture has the power to change a room.
By refurbishing with a fabric that fits your personality better, you can change the impression created by the pieces you already have in your home. Trade in something scratchy and dull for velvety and bright. Or switch out busy and distracting for smooth and relaxing. To add to your dramatic change, you can paint the visible wood and metal portions of many chairs, too.
Armond’s Drapery has a selection of fabrics that is truly unmatched. The style you’re going for, the look you want, is here. Once you select the right fabric for you, the staff at Armond’s will transform your furniture for you, making your home into the place you want it to be. Send us a message or call us today at 925.283.8717 to get your questions answered or set a time to look at fabrics.
There are many window covering styles that are more popular than shutters. Sometimes when shopping for window coverings, people don’t even think of shutters. Or they think shutters are only allowed in the kitchen. In fact, there are no rules. Put shutters wherever you like sunlight peeking through slats.
Solid Wooden Shutters for Romance
Shutters come in numerous materials, and wood is not the only option. It does have a warmth unlike other materials, though. Wood shutters have a special look that appeals to many people. There is a visual weight and solidness that blinds and curtains can’t achieve. A basic, almost old-country romance that hints to safety and security.
Benefit From Technology With Composite Shutters
Composite shutters are wood, as well, but have been crafted from a solid core wood composite material that is impervious to water, and has a sturdy finish. They come in solid colors and can blend in with any decor. They’re made to be tough, yet beautiful.
Poly Resin Shutters Save Your Pennies
Poly Resin shutters are a great option for simple, affordable, and durable window coverings. The classic look of shutters doesn’t have to be expensive! These are a great option if you have a lot of windows to cover, or want the great look that shutters bring without making much of an investment.
What About Shutter Height?
Unlike most other window coverings, it’s easy to get shutters that either cover the entire height of your window, or come up to “cafe” height, meaning only covering the bottom up until usually just over eye level. What height is right is up to you. People that love sunlight tend to choose cafe height to let in sun even when blocking the view.
Whatever aesthetic you like in your home, we have what you need. If you have questions about the possibilities with shutters, or want to compare them to other options, contact Armand’s Draperies at 925.283.8717 today. In fact, contact us for any window covering or upholstery needs you have, any time. We’d love to help.