How well does IKEA furniture hold up?

I am looking at their fabric covered arm chairs. Can I count on it to look nice for five or more years or am I going to want to replace it in 18 months? Thanks!

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I have 2 white cats who seem to think these chairs are for their comfort. Can’t deal with the hair on my new chairs. Also, their claws might make a pull in the fabric. I am hoping someone has a solution that won’t stain the fabric that really works! Not foil, double sided tape, or […]

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I am thinking of getting a French Country dining table with a walnut finish (at overstock.com) but I dont know what kind of chairs to go with it. I dont want fabric because I have two young sons. Also, I am worried if I try match the wood color it will just be off and […]

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Bar stool cover help.?

My uncle told me he would give me for every cover I could make for his bar stools. I can make it anyway I can besides just putting a piece of fabric on the stool and a rubber band around that :l I’m allowed to crochet, sew, knit, etc. but it can’t be too difficult. […]

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I have 4 all cloth Parson’s chairs. The fabric didn’t come treated with any stain resistant product.

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I already have the fabric for 2 highback chairs and I also have a couch. I live in the Kaufman, Terrell, and Forney Texas area.

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Upholstry question PLEASE!?

ok i am trying to find a high bar stool with a back that is leopard or cheetah print. i cant find any inexpensive online and or dont know how i can make it myself. can anyone PLEASE advise me how i can make one or where i can find some online? i dont want […]

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I have a white livingroom chair, and I need to clean it. No major stains, but the fabric is getting dirty from everyday use. Any ideas for a good upholtery cleaner for this type of thing? Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks!

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My arm burns and dries up real bad and stings when I touch it whenever I put my arms down on my chairs armrests. Anyone have any Idea why?. Nah, the fabric on the armrests is Rubber and Metal, and Im not allergic to either.

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how do I renew fabric patio chairs?

The fabric is bolted to the chairs.

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we have silk dining room chairs that got grease on them and i’m not sure if there’s a good way to get it out without staining the rest of the fabric?

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I have a couple of cushioned kitchen chairs that have food stains on them. I’ve tried a couple of basic cleaners, but that made the fabric fade a bit. What would be the best option to remove the stains? Thanks.

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I have two circular iron chairs with just holes for the seat section. I had some plywood cut in a 15 in diameter to fit. I have fabric, foam and a soft pliable plastic to cover it with to protect it from the weather. Do I have to use batting or can I just staple […]

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I am re-doing my dining room chairs and would like to know if 5lb. density 2.5 in. memory foam would be a good choice or should I just go with medium firm 2.5 in. regular foam. I am going to wrap the foam in batting before I put the fabric on the chairs. Also would […]

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How to stop chair backs slipping off leather chairs?

I don’t want to spoil the backs of my new leather chairs with hair grease, but how can I stop the fabric chair backs from slipping off?

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Any one know how to repair a scorched chair?

A friend was vacuuming and the electric heater scorched the chair and burned the fabric and foam about 5"x5". The place I am staying in is owned by someone else and this is there furniture. What would you do? I have never met the owners, but the neighbor up the hill gave me their number, […]

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I have 3 boys who are very messy. They tend to get something (ketchup, juice, anything that typically stains) on their seats at every meal. I want to reupholster my dining room chairs with something that is easy to clean and will last a few years with daily use. I have no idea what kind […]

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I’d like to order one of their reclining chairs and am looking for the best deal. I’ve had semi-good luck in the past with one of the North Carolina stores — Furniture Land South — but was wondering if there was another "secret" location that would give me a better price on the fabric, delivery […]

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How to paint a chair?

I have just brought a second hand chair Louis XVI style chair, it was recovered about 15 years ago and is good condition but needs painting. I have no idea how to hand paint furniture, a few people have told me to put a good quality paint like Farrel and Ball or Laura Ashley paint […]

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I have cats that I’ve tried and tried to teach not to claw furniture but haven’t had 100% success (or even close to it). I’ve been reading about no-sew chair covers and wonder if a thicker — maybe canvas-like — fabric will work for my two parsons chairs. Thanks for your help.

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