Universal Upholstering - professional upholstery and furniture repair shop, established in 1987. The working space is about 7,500 square feet located in Wheeling.  

Our values based on dedication and craftsmanship. More then thirty years we provide an affordable alternative to replacement of furnishings. In most cases to repair or restore furniture is the best way to go. For your "old" furniture we have great collection of fabrics and leather. We reupholster sofas, couches, chairs, love seats, footrests, other home and outdoor furniture. Mobile service is available for on site, in home or business customers.

Along with repairs and restoration services the shop manufactures custom designed and made furniture. Modern equipment and great craftsmanship guarantees quality and uniqueness for any woodwork project.

This is our everyday job to repair broken furniture, remove scratches, tears, wears, stains. With us you can be sure to get individual approach that will make you feel comfortable and enjoy the result.   

Many satisfied customers in Deerfield, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Northfield, Skokie and many others proved our value to deliver best in class furniture repair services.

Do you want job done on time and with unbeatable result? Universal Upholstering is your choice, one of the best and reliable upholstery shop.


  • Upholstery & Furniture Repair: couches, chairs, recliners, sofas and more
  • Residential: leather furniture restoration, sofas, couches, chairs, love seats, lounges, chaises, footrests and more
  • Commercial: rejuvenation of leather office furniture, restaurant booth seating, fitness center equipment and more
  • Automotive: repair of leather vehicle seats, vinyl dashboards, door panels, armrests and more
  • Medical: refurbishing of vinyl covered examination tables, chairs, waiting room furniture and more
  • Marine: restoring of boats seating and benches, yachts, personal watercraft and more
  • Aviation: renewal of airplane and helicopter aircraft seating
  • Leather Repair & Restoration: furniture, vehicle interiors, airplane seats
  • Leather Cleaning & Protecting
Furniture upholstery repair service


Furniture reupholstery, custom upholstery, tufting, split seam repair, button replacement and more.

Car upholstery, custom interior


Repair of leather vehicle seats, vinyl dashboards, headliners, door panels, armrests and more.

Chair caning repair, wicker repair, rush, rattan.

Caning repair

Caning repair of chair seat and back, wicker repair, rush or rattan both for indoor and outdoor furniture.

Furniture repair and restoration services

Furniture repair

Wood repair & restoration, furniture scratch and dent repair, finish restoration and more.

Custom furniture design and creation

Custom furniture

Custom made furniture with quality wooden frames, materials and perfect fit any interior.

Upholstery fabric at Universal Upholstering

Upholstery fabric

Huge in-stock and for order upholstery materials - fabric, leather, vinyl of any color, pattern and pricing.

Leather upholstery repair, restoration and reupholstery

Leather repair

Repair & restoration of leather furniture, sofas, couches, love seats, chaises, chairs and more.

Furniture foam replacement

Foam replacement

Worn out foam replacement, upgrade to higher density, better quality foam in furniture and car seats.

In-home furniture repair, assemble or disassemble for moving.

In-home repairs

In-home furniture repairs - parts installation, minor on-spot repairs, furniture assemble or disassemble.