There's a full range of custom upholstery options in Calgary

Published: 06th July 2011
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From time to time, you may decide that the moment has come to customize the upholstery for your automobile. In order to prepare for this project, you should take some time to get familiar with what the custom upholstery choices are in Calgary. Next you can decide if you want to tackle the project yourself or use the services of custom upholstery specialists.

There are a number of different places where you may want to install custom upholstery in your vehicle, for example the seat covers and carpets are often the parts most subjected to wear and tear. It could be that the upholstery in the luggage compartment needs a makeover, or the rear seats and carpets require attention. If you plan to install leather seat covers, you will be best advised to talk to an expert custom upholstery installer. Note that you can find them easily in Calgary; just check the yellow pages or on the internet.

While considering your options for seat covers, having decided that leather is not for you, you are left with 3 popular alternatives, either vinyl seat covers, velour seat covers or tweed seat covers. Vinyl seat covers are the most economic option and can be supplied in two tones if required. The color contrasting piping sets off the main color nicely. Typically, suppliers offer vinyl material by the yard, this is useful as any surplus can be used for other upholstery around the vehicle. You should expect seat cover prices from $225-$284 for a pair of front seats and from $345-$422 for a complete set of front and rear seat covers.

Velour seat covers are supplied in 54-inch wide rolls of material measured by the yard, they can be supplied in 2 tone colors with the vertical piping being in a different color to the main seat and horizontal piping can also be supplied in an alternative color. Suppliers have catalogs to show you the various color combinations that you may consider using. The prices of velour seat covers range from $273-$323 for a pair of front seats to $405-$483 for a set of front and rear seats.

Tweed seat covers are both practical and elegant; the best combination is considered a tweed cloth with a vinyl trim and there is a large range of colors available from the main car upholstery suppliers. The welt cord piping can be supplied in a second color to give an eye catching two tone effect. Normally for an extra charge, the horizontal welt cord piping can also be in the same choice of color as the vertical piping. Prices will depend on the design and addition of other add-ons such as an arm and head rest covers. Prices you can expect range from between $273-$323 for a set of front seat covers and between $405-$483 for a set of front and rear seat covers.

When your seat covers arrive, you are able to install them over your original seat covers or the originals can be removed. Remember that you may need to install more seat foam padding to plump up the seats. Follow the fitting instructions closely should make it easy for you to be satisfied with the ending results.

To buy custom upholstery in Calgary visit cedesign.ca, they also sell quality leather seat covers Calgary.


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