Reupholstery and Furniture Repair

Reupholstery and Furniture Repair

Overview

The 3,600 firms in the US primarily repair, refinish and restore wooden and upholstered household and commercial furniture. Firms may also repair and refurbish aircraft interiors and seats, as well as cabinetry. Firms often supplement their service income with merchandise sales including refurbished furniture and d├ęcor, furniture care products, and complementary products like throw pillows.

Unintended Damage

Disassembling and stripping old furniture carries the risk of unintended damage.

Millennials Embrace Pre-owned Furniture

More and more young people are choosing to buy pre-owned furniture for their homes, according to analysis of auction house data by antique search engine, Barnebys.