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What is upholstery?

What is upholstery?

Upholstery is a specialised, skilled trade that entails the art of crafting and restoring furniture frames with padding, cushioning and fabric using upholstery materials. It dates back to the Middle Ages and has gained soaring popularity over the last few centuries. Upholstery can also be performed on both new and used furniture. The process of restoring old furniture is known as reupholstery and is often carried out to repair damage, enhance comfort and update style.

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