Established in 1900, Drakes Furnishers have over 100 year’s experience you can trust providing innovative solutions for customers’ decorating problems.
We will come to you! We offer a no-obligation, FREE measure and quote service Taranaki-wide for floor coverings, drapes, blinds, paint and wallpaper. Or if you prefer, Bring your house plans to us!If you are short on time, simply e-mail your house plans to us for an estimate on your chosen decorating products

Floor Covering Services

Full assessment service available to ensure you get the right product for the job, e.g correct underlay for your carpet. Our qualified and experienced staff are available to offer helpful advice and recommendations for D.I.Y customers.
Drakes Furnishers offer an extensive library of samples from leading manufacturers of carpet, vinyl, tile and plank available for you to view in the comfort of your home.
A full, professional installation service is available for vinyl, carpet, hot-press tiles and planks.
Drakes Furnishers offer a thorough floor preparation service, essential to meet stringent New Zealand standards, prior to any installation of floor coverings.
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Paint & Wallpaper Services

Paint matching and wallpaper co-ordinating service
Can’t find the perfect colour? Drakes Furnishers have the knowledge and expertise to not only assist you select the right colour but also have a paint colour-matching service. If you are requiring a colour to match your existing paint, we can provide that service. With so many 1,000’s of paint and wallpaper colours available, we are happy to work alongside you to co-ordinate wallpaper and paint choices to ensure the scheme is pleasing to the eye.
How much paint and wallpaper will I need?
We will willingly quantify how much you will need to ensure you purchase the correct amount of paint and number of rolls of wallpaper required for the job.
Preparation advice and systems service
One can never underestimate the value of a well prepared surface prior to painting and wallpapering. Drakes Furnishers have extensive experience in giving the right advice for your paint and wallpaper preparation, installation, as well as application of undercoats, finishing coats, wallpaper adhesives and ensuring you have the right tools for the job.
Installation service
Short on time or ‘know-how’? Drakes Furnishers can recommend qualified and trusted decorating contractors for your painting and wallpapering projects. You can be confident the personnel recommended by Drakes Furnishers invited into your home will be professional and at all times respectful towards both you and your property.
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Window Furnishing Services

Professional service is guaranteed. Drakes Furnishers are dedicated professionals in curtains, drapes, blinds and window treatments to ensure you receive the highest possible levels of workmanship, delivery, service, advice and value. Call us for all you need to make your home special. Whether you are doing one room or your whole home, Robin Drake, qualified interior design consultant, Dip. Interior Design, with over 35 years’ experience, can help you with everything you need to make the end result special.
In-home consultation service
Drakes Furnishers are happy to arrange out of hours appointments when regular trading hours simply don’t fit for you.
Planning service
Faced with so many options for drapes, blinds, top treatments and drapery hardware, correct planning is essential. Drakes Furnishers provide a comprehensive planning service to ensure the confusion is eliminated. To help you, we will work with you to understand your needs and use our knowledge of the latest styles, fabrics, fittings and accessories to open up a whole new world of options to help you achieve your perfect look.
Selection and mixing of colours, textures and patterns service
Spoilt for choice! Colour is where most people need a helping hand. It can have a huge impact on a room’s look and feel. The right window furnishings with interesting combinations of colour, textures, patterns and top treatments can help make your home special. The choice of fabric is another element that can make all the difference to the type of look you want to create, and the most amazing effects can be achieved when in the hands of Drakes Furnishers’ qualified design consultant. We can bring these to your home or you can visit our showroom which has great furnishing ideas and over 4,500 fabric and blind samples from the world’s leading manufacturers.
Measuring and quoting service
Accurate measuring and competitive pricing are essential for a successful outcome to your choice of colour and design! Drakes Furnishers offer obligation-free quotes Taranaki wide.
Making service
There is a lot more to creating beautiful custom –made curtains than you may realise, but the benefit of having your drapes, Roman blinds, sheers and curtains carefully hand -tailored is the only way to ensure you receive exactly what you had in mind. It’s the little details that make the difference!
Installation service
And most importantly of all to ensure the end result is special, at Drakes Furnishers we have our own installation staff, renowned for immaculate installation and fitting of your drapes, blinds and window furnishings. We are happy to arrange a time to suit you to install your window furnishings, and out of regular trading hours if required.
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Finance Options

For buying things that matter we offer Q Card. As well as giving you access to special finance deals, your Q Card gives you the freedom to pay for and manage your special home improvement purchases.
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interior Design and Styling Service

With the vast array of choices and styling options available, wading into interior design can be a daunting exercise. Robin Drake, Dip. Interior Design, can take care of all the hassles and worry of making the wrong decisions in your home styling. With over 35 years’ experience in colour, interior design, textiles, furniture, paint, wallpaper, bed linen and home-wares, Robin would welcome a call from you today for your consultation either in-store or in the comfort of your home.
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Furniture Service

Sourcing and selection of furniture service
At Drakes Furnishers we pride ourselves in supporting New Zealand furniture manufacturers for lounge suites, dining, occasional furniture and beds. Through our Furniture Import Group we can also source unique and exclusive furniture products if you are looking for something out of the ordinary.
Recovering existing furniture service
Love your existing suite but need to give it a fresh look? Our extensive range of fabrics gives you the freedom to customise your choice of new upholstery on your existing furniture plus we provide a re-upholstering service. From measuring, quoting, picking up to delivering your furniture, we have the service covered for you.
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