Two of our favorite auto trimmers, Brian Willingham of BW Upholstery and Ricky Howard of Interiors by Shannon, recently challenged each other to bind a dime-sized hole in vehicle carpet. … [Read more...] about Take the Tiny Binding Challenge!
It's not easy to make vehicle carpets look classy, but that's exactly what Bulgarian auto upholstery shop Vilner did to the floor mats in this Mitsubishi Pajero. … [Read more...] about Attention to Detail: Custom Floor Mats
Successful auto upholstery shops know that it's good practice to return cars just as clean — if not cleaner — than when they arrived. Doing so helps differentiate your customer service from competitors and reassure clients that their cars are in safe hands. Of course, no one expects shops to throw in a free detail with every job. But you'd be surprised how far a quick … [Read more...] about How to Vacuum a Car’s Seats and Carpet
Most auto upholstery shops use traditional industrial sewing machines to bind vehicle carpets. However, there are dedicated machines – called binders and sergers – that allow trimmers to do the same job quicker and easier. Interested in learning more about these machines, we reached out to Mal Maher, CEO of NC Carpet Binding & Equipment, to get the scoop … [Read more...] about The Scoop on Carpet Binders and Sergers
Have you ever wondered how automotive carpet is molded to fit onto a vehicle’s floorboard so perfectly? Well then check out these two videos that show step-by-step how it’s done! … [Read more...] about How Molded Vehicle Carpets are Made