Barry and Jo provide a very popular curtain making service that includes:
Help with fabric selection – we have thousands of fabric samples to look at. Jo will help and advise the best match to suite your requirements and match your decor.
Free measuring service. You can measure yourself and we will guide you how to do so. Otherwise we can call to measure your windows for you.
Fitting and hanging service. Curtains can be complex especially when using pelmets etc. Jo and Barry will fit your completed including fitting necessary brackets and pelmets etc.
Best regards from Jo.
We can make any fabric into custom curtains to coordinate with your upholstered furniture so if you want to use your own fabric or ours … get a quote or call us.
We are going to raffle this child’s hand made chesterfield for guide dogs. It’s for Barry’s great north run charity. Also hairdressing vouchers from Diva hair salon and other prizes. Raffle tickets £2.00 per strip available at our shop and Diva on Duke Street. Contact us or call in for more information.
Barry and Jo at BJ Upholstery.
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Here is a recent re-upholstery of two lovely sofas.
6 dining chairs, curtains and a blind produced and delivered for out customer. Kay Hunsley from Darlington. “Thank you; transformed my dining room”.
Chairs are ready for ‘Put your money where your mouth is’ TV show.
Look out for us on ‘Put your Money Where Your Mouth Is’
3rd May 2014.
Jo from BJ Upholstery with David Harper.
There are ways of dealing with sofa cover marks but always check the label first to save yourself any mistakes.
Every week: a once over with the vacuum will keep your upholstered furniture looking nicer for longer. Use the appropriate tools and try to get right into all the nooks and crannies.
Clean loose covers: Simply pull them off and clean them – hurrah. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions – some covers may be dry clean only. If they are washable, replace the covers when they are slightly damp (but not wet) to recreate the shape and fit.
Clean washable fixed covers: A mild solution of washing-up liquid or laundry detergent and warm water should shift unsightly marks. Test it on a hidden area first and allow to dry to check it won’t damage the fabric. Take care not to get the area too wet and dry as quickly as you can – dab off what you can with a dry cloth, open windows or even get the hairdryer out. A slightly stronger cleaner for upholstery is vinegar – dab neat white vinegar onto the stain, then follow with a mild soap solution, followed by plenty of clean water and dry quickly, as above.