What We Do
Renaissance Custom Upholstery is a leading fine furniture upholstery, restoration and care service in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.
We design, update and restore upholstery for sofas, chairs, chaise lounges, cushions, pillows, kitchen nooks, leather furniture and more. Renaissance Custom Upholstery artisans possess the training, experience and talent to transform your vision into reality. Call on Renaissance Custom Upholstery to work in the following service areas:
Medical & Dental
Retail & Office Interiors
Pool & Patio
Lodging and Dining
Boat & RV
Renaissance Custom Upholstery provides the following residential and commercial services:
Have a fundamentally sound piece of furniture that has seen better days? Reupholstery is our specialty – worked to the highest standards in quality and execution – and will give your furniture new life. Renaissance Custom Upholstery has provided clients in the San Francisco Bay Area with exceptional on-time and quality service for over 30 years. We execute our work at the highest level, and believe it or not, we’re affordable. When you compare our work to “high-end” market brands, we are considerably less and custom made for you.
CUSTOM FURNITURE DESIGN & UPHOLSTERY
Furniture fabrication is another specialty of Renaissance Custom Upholstery. We offer the expertise and attention to detail necessary to create the perfect accessory for your home or business. Whether we are giving a new look to a treasured antique or creating the ultimate seating experience, our goal is to take your ideas and make them a reality quickly and affordably. This makes it easy for you to get everything that you deserve out of your investment. We handle fabrication of all types of pieces.
Renaissance Custom Upholstery has the experience and equipment required for professional leather upholstery of all types. Leather is sold by the square foot and not by the yard. We suggest that you call us so we can assist you in achieving the great new look in leather that you desire.
Over the last 30+ years, Renaissance Custom Upholstery has slipcovered countless pieces of furniture for clients throughout the Bay Area. Clean and crisp, a slipcover gives an elegant new look to your dining room chairs, hall chairs, sofas, couches and armchairs. Changing the look of your rooms as the seasons come and go is easily and affordably accomplished by a change of slipcovers. The fact that they can easily be removed for cleaning also makes them practical. Slipcovers can be sewn to a tailored or casual look in the fabric of your choice.
SEAT CUSHION UPHOLSTERY
Renaissance Custom Upholstery believes that seat cushions are the most important part of quality upholstery. When constructed properly, by necessity, they are also the most costly aspect. Over time the furniture industry has taken the natural contents out of the construction to lower cost. Natural down has been replaced with synthetic elements, including foam. Renaissance Custom Upholstery feels there is no substitute for natural down and feathers used in the blankets we make to wrap the foam. We also take extra steps in construction, like sewing felt to each face of the cushion to maintain proper fabric feel and placement.
OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND CUSHIONS
Renaissance Custom Upholstery can make perfect fit replacements for outdoor dining and lounging furniture. Many outdoor furniture manufacturers do not provide replacement cushions, and the original pieces were most likely a one-time thing. Outdoor cushions must be made in a synthetic material that will resist fading plus drain and “wick dry” after a summer storm. If the cushion itself is solid we can just replace the fabric covers with the latest outdoor fabric. Otherwise, we can build a cushion for you from scratch. We carry outdoor fabrics that have evolved in variety, patterns that are now even being used inside the house. They are fade resistant and can be cleaned with ease as compared to sensitive indoor fabrics. These fabrics also work well for boat and RV use.
CUSTOM HEADBOARDS & BEDDING
Over the years Renaissance Custom Upholstery has created numerous upholstered beds out of a variety of fine materials and fabrics, including wool, corduroy, leather, suede, velvet, canvas, and more. We can create the sleigh shape, platform, wing and more style bed shape of your dreams in an upholstered look. Our beds can be made with upholstered side rails to fit your existing mattress and box springs and provide the proper height. You can choose a finished wood trim detail for your bed or headboard from our selection.
Your bedroom is your private space where you should not only feel at rest, but wake up feeling inspired by the beauty that surrounds you. Renaissance Custom Upholstery can create a custom bedding solution that embraces that concept by creating comforters, duvets and decorative pillows that compliment and complete your custom-bedding ensemble.
Renaissance Custom Upholstery believes that fabric walls are a great way to add distinction to your room. After all, tapestries and fabric wall hangings have been in used to decorate aristocratic homes for centuries. Fabric walls can be custom upholstered for a refined, classic look. They also provide depth of field to the eye, and while beautiful, also offer superior acoustic and temperature insulation. We utilize conventional wall upholstery methods or perimeter stretch fabric mounting systems. Superior quality wall upholstery enhances both residential and commercial rooms.
CURTAINS AND DRAPERIES
Where others see problems, Renaissance Custom Upholstery sees creative and unique solutions for your high-quality custom made curtains and drapes. We design to your needs for your home, business, hotel, or restaurant – including shades, cornices, valances, swags and cascades – made from a broad selection of fabrics.
Let Renaissance Custom Upholstery make the ideal pillows for your home or business. Accent and throw pillows can be made from a wide selection of fabrics, including leather, for either Indoor or outdoor placement. They can be casual or formal, with tassels and fringe or crisply tailored. In keeping with our cushion standards we offer a variety of down and feather combinations for your pillow forms. We also offer monogramming and embroidery service.
Don’t throw a potentially valuable antique or piece of quality furniture away. Restore it. The furniture refinishing services Renaissance Custom Upholstery provides can bring new life and vitality to your old wood pieces. During a refinishing job, we strip the piece down to bare wood, sand off rough edges, stain, seal and apply a new protective coating – all by hand. The final result is a gorgeous, like-new piece of furniture that will offer years of life.
FURNITURE RESTORATION, REPAIR & TOUCH UP
Furniture restoration, repair and touch-up are expert service areas for Renaissance Custom Upholstery. We start by carefully examining the piece looking for missing parts – fabricating and replacing decorative ornaments, hardware, drawers and legs, etc. We believe that quality furniture restoration and repair should be invisible to the eye and done once, and only once.
Our restoration process includes:
- Meticulous cleaning
- Fabricating and replacing missing parts
- Touch-ups, color blending and matching
- French polishing
We’ve been in the business for years and we know what it takes to keep your furniture looking good. Let us help you get more out of your furniture for less with repair instead of replacement.
Our precision repair service is available for:
- Fire, smoke, and water damage
- Pet damage
- Moving damages
- Fabricating and replacing missing parts
- Furniture enhancement
- Reinforcing loose joints, tightening and re-gluing
- Repairing broken joints
- Working with burns, stains, spills, water rings
FURNITURE MODIFICATION AND FABRICATION
The artisan team at Renaissance Custom Upholstery can help you create the piece of furniture of your dreams. Your tastes may run from traditional to ultra-modern, period to rustic. Do you own a piece of furniture and that begs for a companion or matching piece? Do you need a sofa to be inset into a specific space? We will work from your design and build it for you. Do you want a designer statement bed? We will work from your design and build it for you, too. All materials we use will be, of course, eco-friendly and only of the highest quality.
Renaissance Custom Upholstery will perform on-site upholstery services, as well as certain furniture repairs, on pieces ranging from benches to assembly area seating, medical exam tables to dental chairs, desks to bookcases, banquettes to bedroom case goods, and more. Your furniture and wood surfaces can become damaged over time with tears, stains, scratches, nicks, dents, structural and joint instability, water rings, and burns, etc. Renaissance Custom Upholstery offers a variety of residential and ommercial repair and restoration services to meet your needs. On-site service offers a convenient alternative to costly furniture replacement. Our highly trained craftsmen utilize superior products and advanced techniques for dramatic results while working at your location and according to your schedule. Renaissance Custom Upholstery strives to limit disruption to your daily schedule by primarily using water-based, low-odor products.