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Invoice History
Charged as per quote / estimate99.32%
Above quote / estimate: kept informed0.68%
Appointments reported as missed (6 months) 0
Average score 9.94
362 reviews
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Material Things is a family run business with over 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of beautiful hand-made suites and occasional furniture. Offering a range of services designed to provide you and your home with an expert touch and stunning look, they are the best in the business when it comes to everything from gorgeous handmade curtains and crafted blinds through to entire interior design consultation.

Their large showroom in Farlington, Portsmouth contains the highest quality major brands of furniture, carpets, curtains and soft furnishings which will brighten any room in your home. They stock a wide variety of high quality furniture brands including Cintique, Collins & Hayes, Luxaflex, Parker Knoll, Relaxateeze, Wade Upholstery, Yeoman, and Zero Stress, in addition to their own Bowes & Hill brand.

They also have a bed and carpet showroom with beds from Millbrook Beds and carpets available from Ryalux, Brintons, Victoria and Ulster. In fact everything you need to make a perfect home is all under one roof. Also accommodating the biggest selection of fabrics and leathers in the south, they ensure you are spoilt for choice.

Material Things are renowned for their quality, style and attention to detail, which is why their customers love them. They ‘go beyond what is expected’, offer ‘excellent advice’ and are always ‘highly recommended’. They pride ourselves on being ‘The Finest Furniture Showroom in the South’ and always aim to exceed customer expectations and provide beautiful furniture and a friendly service that customers won’t forget.

Based in

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Works in

Waterlooville, Fareham, Portsmouth, Petersfield, Havant, Hampshire