What Can I do to Correct the Pilling of My Fabric Couch?

by | Aug 16, 2021 | Ask the Expert | 0 comments


I bought a recliner and couch less than one year ago. The fabric pills. I am the only person to use the furniture, no heavy wear or animals.What can I do?


Oct. 11, 2020


Pilling is a characteristic of some fabrics when new.

  • Pilling has nothing to do with durability or fabric quality.
  • It is not considered a fabric defect and is usually specifically excluded from coverage in furniture warranties.

Here are some articles that describe “pilling” and what can be done to correct it:.

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