FAQ

Why should I have my furniture recovered rather than buying new?

If your furniture is from a well known brand renowned for quality then it is worth recovering, especially if the replacement value is higher than the re-upholstery cost. Another consideration would be the quality of the frame. A hardwood frame or custom made item would be at the higher end, where as mass produced furniture made from chipboard and pine are usually at the lower end of the market.

My cushion inners on my furniture have collapsed. Can I replace them?

Yes. If the cushion inners have started to sag or have collapsed. we offer a cushion replacement service. Whether it is foam, fibre fill, feather or feather/foam mix cushions you are after, we are able to replace old for new.

How do I know that I am dealing with a reputable company?

Recommendations are always the best method of deciding on which upholstery firm you choose. Ask relatives or friends if they know of any upholsterers that they could recommend. Also, find out if an upholstery company is a member of a professional associations. Alternatively, ask them if you can go into their workshop/studio to see any work that they are currently undertaking.

Can I order furniture frames for you to rebuild and recover?

We offer a bespoke upholstery service. We have catalogues for clients to choose what type of furniture they require. The frames we use are made from solid hardwood to ensure that they will last for many years. Once the frame has been chosen, we will then advise you on how we would rebuild it and help you choose a fabric.

Can I purchase fabric, foam and upholstery sundries from you?

We stock all upholstery sundries for anyone that is a budding upholsterer and recovering some of their own furniture. We also have over 200 pattern books for anyone that would like to purchase fabrics, or if you would like foam cut to size, you can phone or email us with the dimensions needed and we will then be able to give you a price.

Why should I choose Alessio Maiorana & Sons?

At Alessio Maiorana & Sons, we have built a reputation on quality and service. Our family run business established in 1976 still provide the highest quality you can find. We have been members of The Association Of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishings for over 20 years.

How long will my furniture take to complete?
This depends on the type of furniture in question. We would only collect your items once we are ready to undertake the work, and we have all the relevant materials and fabric in stock. A set of dining chairs could take a week, whereas a three piece suite could take 3 -4 weeks to complete.