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Garistina Upholstery

3861 Church Rd
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 856-234-4460

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Good work, quick service. - May 08, 2020

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Paul D'Orazio Custom Upholstery

1410 Bethlehem Pike
Flourtown, PA 19031 215-836-1057

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Waited longer than scheduled but work excellent. Worth the wait. - Sep 06, 2017

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Summerdale Mills Fabric Outlet

8101 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136 215-335-9494

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Frank Hille Upholstery

414 Woodlawn Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 856-854-9028

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Simply the best, our sofa came back looking better than I ever imagined it... - Feb 18, 2016

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Gfell Upholstery

145 W Lancaster Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335 610-269-6288

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Excellent job! and prices are a bargain! - Sep 06, 2017

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Barlow's Upholstery

1002 W 28th St
Wilmington, DE 19802 302-655-3955

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Family owned/run business. Excellent work - Jun 04, 2018

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Bautista's Upholstery

223 Birch St
Kennett Square, PA 19348 610-444-3820

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Giancarlo Upholstering

239 N Keswick Ave
Glenside, PA 19038 215-572-7374

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Small family-run operation. I was happy with the job that they did. - Jan 27, 2021

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Audubon Upholstery

2859 Egypt Rd
Audubon, PA 19403 610-666-7457

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Sciacca's Upholstering & Design Center

1812 Underwood Blvd #5
Delran, NJ 08075 856-461-1248

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