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    • another casualty
    • By another casualty 11th Aug 18, 4:42 PM
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    another casualty
    Tired leather furniture . Help needed
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    • 11th Aug 18, 4:42 PM
    Tired leather furniture . Help needed 11th Aug 18 at 4:42 PM
    Howdy !

    I have three seater ,and 2 seater leather settees. They are 21 years old this year . They are the type that do not have detachable cushions
    They cost around 1,500 back then on interest free from courts.
    Bruce Forsyth was advertising for them at the time

    Anyway , a combinatiioin of me being all over the place health wise and financially I have noticed while moving into my flat last year ,how tired my furniture has become . The foam internally is flattening and the wood is beginning to feel more prominent and more uncomfortable than it ever was. The back of where the cushions are are beginning to split .
    I have had many friends and family crashing over on the three seater and actually enjoying a good nights sleep
    Even up to last October .

    Now to the questions and potential options and explanations:

    The furniture hasn't been cleaned for a few years ,due to massive upheavals and being broke and unsettled.

    So, is it worth trying to get the furniture upholstered?

    Should I consider a professional clean from a reputable company who send someone around etc?

    Should I buy a thorough deep cleaning kit ,and do the job myself?
    If so , could somebody recommend me the best care kit to buy?

    Should I dump it and buy something else instead ?

    I don't mind paying a few hundred pounds if the furniture would feel really rejuvenated , but don't really want to pay out for new furniture if I can avoid doing so.
    The 2 seater isn't too bad tbh .
    Anyhow , I've gone on a bit .

    Your thoughts ?

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    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 11th Aug 18, 5:31 PM
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    • 11th Aug 18, 5:31 PM
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    • 11th Aug 18, 5:31 PM
    whereabouts are you? I've seen some lovely repair works posted on the facebook page of a business in east Anglia who do this sort of thing. Everything from reviving some really past-it looking leather furniture to sorting out saggy foam fillings. It should certainly be worth having a look around and asking for a quote.
    • another casualty
    • By another casualty 11th Aug 18, 5:38 PM
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    another casualty
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    • 11th Aug 18, 5:38 PM
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    Thanks slinky .
    I'm based in Poole . There is someone based in Bournemouth ,and it got me thinking .
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