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What are the Standard Measurements for a Dining...
Find standard dining table measurements.
Use These Standard Furniture Measurements to...
Standard measurements for the most commonly used pieces of furniture help you figure out what fits well in a room.
8 Ways to Get Rid of an Old Sofa
How to safely get rid of a used sofa and other upholstered furniture.
5 Tips to Get the Most Money for Your Used...
Selling used furniture that has outlived its usefulness to you? Here are some helpful tips.
Get a Quick Primer on Ashley Furniture
This review of Ashley Furniture looks at the furniture they carry, with information on what to expect to pay and how to locate their stores.
What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Sleeper...
Are you shopping for a sleeper sofa? Here's a guide to different kinds of sleeper sofas.
How to Judge the Quality of Wood Furniture
How do you check wood furniture for quality? Here is some helpful information.
How to Judge the Quality of a Sofa
Ever wonder how to judge a sofa for quality? It's what's on the inside more than just the looks.
Bicast Leather: Is it Really 100% Leather?
In a word, no. Bicast leather also known as bycast leather, bi-cast leather or PU leather, is a leather byproduct.
7 Popular Types of Chairs
There are so many different kinds of chairs. take a look at some of them.
What Is the Best Sofa Upholstery Fabric for...
Not all upholstery will work when you are a cat or dog owner. Remember to factor in your pets when you go upholstery shopping.
How to Choose the Right Upholstery Fabric
Choosing upholstery fabric is possibly the most enjoyable part of upholstery shopping. Here are a few helpful tips to help you select the right fabric.
Is There a Difference Between Hand-Knotted and...
Learn the different ways hand-knotted and hand-tufted rugs differ from each other: value, life span, cost, and manufacturing.
Major Furniture Sales Events
There are a few different major furniture sales events throughout the year. Find what to buy and when to buy it.
A Review and Background of La-Z-Boy Furniture
A review of La-Z-Boy Furniture.
Talking With Dr. David About Recliners and Back...
Dr. David thinks recliners are good for back health.
3 Different Types of Leather Used in Furniture
There are mainly 3 different types of leather used for furniture and each has its own special characteristics, advantages and disadvantages.
Our Top 13 Tips for Buying a Great Sofa
Buying a sofa? Check out these 13 tips for buying a great sofa.
What You Need to Consider Before You Buy a Sofa
Before you buy a sofa find out how to determine what kind of sofa you need, and how to tell if your sofa is good quality, and how much you should expect to pay.
The Basic Principles of Interior Design
Learn the basic interior design principles of balance, rhythm, harmony, emphasis and proportion to create a superbly designed room.
8 Must-Know Tips about Furnishing a Small...
Furnishing a small dining room can pose some challenges.
Measure a Sofa Like a Pro
Do you know how to measure a sofa? Here are the instructions.
How to Price Your Used Furniture to Sell
You might run into difficulties when pricing used furniture. Here are some tips to help you do the job
Dining Table Shapes
Since there are many dining table shapes, see which one best serves your purpose.
CFLs: Love 'Em or Leave 'Em?
There are many advantages and disadvantages to CFLs.
Arranging Furniture: It's All about Using Empty...
Arranging furniture is all about using empty space to create flow. Here are some guidelines to get you started.
Our Review of Lane Furniture
Learn about what Lane Furniture offers.
8 Companies That Sell American-Made Furniture
Some manufacturers of American made furniture.
All About Thomasville Furniture
Thomasville Furniture is one of the oldest and best known furniture brands in the US.
The Single Best Way to Clean Leather Furniture...
The best way to clean leather furniture gently.
Choosing the Right Reclining Chairs for Your Home
Choosing the right recliner is important because a recliner can be the most comfortable chair in your house.
Black Friday 2013 Furniture and Home Decor Deals
Check out some Black Friday furniture sales.
Top 10 Furniture Trends of the Decade
The first 10 years of the new century saw many new trends in furniture, and here are the top 10 furniture trends of the decade.
Common Construction Terms for Wood Furniture
Construction terms for wood furniture can be puzzling at times. Here is some wood construction terminology.
Fabric Wearability Code
How do you determine if a fabric is strong enough for your particular piece of furniture? The wearability code can help you decide.
Before You Buy a Dining Chair
What to look for before selecting a dining chair.
What Are Accent Colors?
What are accent colors? Furniture.
Before You Buy a Bunk Bed
Learn how to pick the right bunk bed for your child's room.
Perspectives Dining Room Table With Storage -...
The Perspectives dining room table from Broyhill Furniture.
Interior Design Basics
Learn how interior design basics can be applied.
How to Choose a Dining Room Rug
How to choose a dining room rug.
Our Review of Broyhill Furniture
A review of Broyhill Furniture.
6 Must-Know Tips for Buying a Quality Sofa Bed
A sofa bed, or sleeper sofa can be a great addition to a den or any place you need an extra bed.
How to Run a Successful Furniture Retail Store
Are you looking to tweak your furniture retail store? Here are some furniture retail basics.
Measuring a Space for Furniture
Learn how to take measurements of your home before you buy furniture.
Your Complete Guide to Buying New Furniture
Are you looking to buy furniture, but don't know where to begin? This guide will show you the basics of buying furniture, such as knowing what you need, finding your style and judging for quality.
How to Clean and Care for Upholstered Furniture
Proper cleaning and care of upholstered furniture ensures that the fabric will retain its looks for a long time.
Top 10 Tips for Decorating With Rugs
There are many different ways to use a rug in a room's decor. Here are ten tips for doing so.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Sofa
Learn how to avoid these 5 sofa buying mistakes.
Guide to Upholstery Fibers - Synthetic Fibers
The most widely used upholstery fibers are man-made or polymer fibers. They are easy to care for and durable. Page 4.
Caring for Leather Furniture
Caring for leather furniture helps prolong its life. These simple steps will help you keep your leather furniture in good shape.
Refinishing Your Wood Furniture? Avoid These 9...
Most common mistakes when refinishing wood furniture arise from being in too much of a hurry. Find out how you can prevent them.
How to Salvage Furniture After Flooding
How to save furniture that hasn't suffered heavy damage after flooding.
Fabric Cleanability Code
To clean an upholstered piece, refer to its cleanability code as it helps to decide on the most appropriate method of cleaning.
Tempur-Pedic Mattresses
A general review of Tempur-Pedic mattresses.
8 Questions to Ask Before Buying Furniture
Define your needs and preferences before you buy furniture by asking these eight crucial questions.
How to Save Money When You Buy Furniture
There are many ways to save money when you buy furniture.
How Often Should You Replace Mattresses?
Should mattresses be replaced regularly, and how often should one do it?
What is Vintage Furniture?
You hear the term vintage furniture often enough, but do you know what exactly vintage furniture is? Find out here.
Top 10 Furniture Buying Mistakes
Take a look at the most common top 10 furniture buying mistakes.
How to Buy Vintage Furniture
Vintage furniture, what is it and how to buy.
High End Office Chairs
Choose the best high end office chair based on your needs. Always consider what your special requirements are and whether the chair will meet them.
What is FSC-Certified Wood?
FSC-certified wood is a guaranty that the wood comes from a sustainable source. Find out more.
Wicker Patio Furniture Care and Cleaning
Wicker patio furniture is easy to care for. Some tips on its care and cleaning.
How to Buy a Daybed
Tips for buying a daybed. Furniture.
Using Gel Fuel Fireplaces
Gel fuel fireplaces can be a versatile solution if you need to add a fireplace to your home without the mess of traditional wood burning fireplaces.
Different Types of Floor Lamps for Lighting
There are different types of floor lamps for lighting a room.
Quick Guides for Buying 10 Basic Furniture Pieces
Have you ever wondered what you should know before buying furniture?
Different Types of Bunk Beds
Here's a guide to different types of bunk beds for kids and the special features that each one has.
High Point Furniture Market
About the High Point Market. Furniture.
Guide to Upholstery Fibers
Upholstery fibers affect not only how a fabric looks, but also how it wears, how much care it needs, and the methods of cleaning. Find out the characteristics of each group of fibers.
CPSC Guidelines for Selling Used Furniture at...
CPSC made it illegal to sell or give away recalled furniture. Find out more.
Kids Bunk Beds
There are many different kind of kids bunk beds available. Take a look at different kinds to help you select the best bunk bed for your child. Page 9.
Finding Bargains at Furniture Clearance Centers
Furniture clearance centers are a tremendous resource for finding furniture bargains. Discover the potential.
Should I Reupholster an Old Sofa?
If you want to reupholster an old sofa, you should consider a few things before you commit to it.
What is Retro Style Furniture?
What is retro style furniture?
How to Choose the Best Sofa for You
How to choose the best sofa for you may not be very complicated. You just need to test drive a sofa before you buy one.
The New Brand Shops at JCP
JCP Homestores offer brand stores within stores. Page 5.
Create an Allergy Free Home with the Right...
Let furniture help keep your home allergy free.
Where to Find the Best Memorial Day Furniture...
About Memorial Day sales, and where to find the best deals.
How to Use Tiki Torches
Learn how to use tiki torches safely.
Care and Cleaning for Varnished Wood Furniture
How to care for and clean varnished wood furniture.
7 Great Touch-Up Kits and Polishes for Wood...
From time to time your wood furniture may need a touch up, and simple, inexpensive polishes and repair kits can keep it looking good.
Paula Deen Down Home Collection - Aunt Peggy's...
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 16.
Paula Deen Down Home Collection - Paula's...
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 13.
Brackets and Straps for Furniture Tip Over...
Safety straps and brackets help prevent furniture tip overs.
Dining Room Furniture Guide
A dining room furniture guide.
How to Mix Traditional and Modern Furniture...
Mix pieces of modern and traditional furniture to get your very own style.
Gathering Table with Corrie's Chair, Paula Deen...
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 18.
How to Choose a TV Stand for Your Home Theater
The good news is that since the shape of your TV changed, there has been a significant change in the style and shape of TV stands too.
Caring for Outdoor Teak Furniture
Caring for outdoor teak furniture is very easy and here are some tips to help you along.
How to Furnish an Apartment
Furnishing an apartment can be a bit tricky. But none of those conditions should scare you away from furnishing an attractive space to your own liking.
Paula Deen Home Sofa
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 12.
This is When You Shouldn't Buy Used Furniture
Sometimes used furniture is not such a great bargain.
Do Negative Furniture Reviews Give you the...
How to glean important information from online furniture customer reviews.
Avoid Furniture Buying Mistakes
What are the most common mistakes people make when buying furniture? Here are the top ten. Page 2.
How to Identify Different Parts of a Sofa
Some commonly used sofa terms: Sofa Arms, Backs, Construction and Seats Terminology.
Quick Guide to Materials for Outdoor Furniture
What material should you choose for your outdoor furniture? Take a look at some popular materials and find one that fits your style.
Garden Gate Daybed
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 17.
How to Approach a Customer in a Furniture Store
Knowing how to approach and greet a customer is a very valuable skill.
Top 10 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for...
Tips to get your home ready for entertaining.
Mid-Century Modern Style
An overview of classic furniture style from roughly the mid-1930s to mid-1960s.
How to Avoid Bunk Bed Injuries
The risk of bunk bed injuries can be minimized by observing safety rules and considering these tips for finding bunk beds with safe construction.
How to Pick the Right Material for a Rug
When you are choosing a fiber type for rugs for your home, make your selection based on cost and usage.
How to Furnish a Dining Room
Do you know what furniture you need for your dining room?
Furniture for a Home Office
Some essential furniture for the home office.
3 Affordable Ashley Furniture Sofas
Ashley manufactures very affordable furniture, and these 3 Ashley sofas are very affordable indeed.
Top 10 Furniture Retailers
Take a look at the top 10 furniture retailers in the United States. They come in all sizes with different price points and types of merchandise.
Paula Deen Down Home Collection - Paula's Dish...
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 14.
How To Hold a Garage Sale
If you are moving or just looking to get rid of old furniture, you may want to know how to hold a garage sale. Here are some tips to get you started.
The Cameo Back Wood Chair
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 10.
Where to Buy Discontinued Furniture
About finding discontinued furniture.
How to Select a Comfortable Upholstered Chair
What to look for when you buy a chair for comfort - seat angle, feel, depth and quality.
Review of IKEA Swivel Office Chair Verner
IKEA offers many choices in office chairs. Here's a look at IKEA's practical and affordable Verner office swivel chair.
Ready to Assemble Custom Sofas from Simplicity...
Ready to assemble sofas that fit into tight spaces
Paula Deen Down Home Collection - Family-Style...
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 19.
5 Tips for Shopping for Used Furniture
Are you shopping for used furniture? Here are some tips you might find useful.
Marquetry
Learn about the history and technique of marquetry.
Slipcovers for Sofas, Chairs and Loveseats
Slipcovers for sofas, chairs and loveseats.
Paula’s Table and Chairs
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 5.
Rush Seat Accent Chair
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 11.
What You Should Know Before Buying Furniture at...
Thinking of buying furniture at auctions? Here's what you should know.
Radiance 7 Piece Dining Room Set
If you are looking for a clean, contemporary dining room set you might want to read about the Radiance Dining Room Set this review.
Before You Buy a Table Lamp
A table lamp can bring a room to life during the day as a decorative accent. At night it doubles as a decorative accent that is also a source of light.
Wicker: What Is It?
Wicker is a a very popular material for outdoor or patio furniture. Find out what wicker is.
5 Essentials for a Guest Room
5 essentials for a guest room. Furniture.
Formal Style
Formal Styles in furniture, whether traditional, contemporary or provincial, are all about creating a mood. Here you learn about the elements that go into creating each one.
Hidden Costs When Buying Furniture
There are hidden costs when buying furniture. Find out what they are and if you can avoid them.
Rialto Reclining Sofa
A reclining sofa can provide comfortable seating options for family rooms and living rooms and the Rialto reclining sofa has some great features.
How to Find the Right Mattress When You Have...
How to find the right mattress when you have back problems.
Put Your Feet Up Table
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 9.
Find a Fire Pit for Patios and Decks
A fire pit adds drama and excitement to patios and decks.
Small Space Solutions from BoConcept
If you have a small space, solutions that let you use it more efficiently are high on your list. BoConcept offers plenty of help to let you use your small space more effectively. Page 6.
Guide to Upholstery Fibers - Natural Fibers...
Cotton and linen are two of the most popular plant based fibers. Each has its own characteristics and properties. Page 2.
Upholstered Beds
Upholstered headboards or fabric beds are found in many styles, shapes and sizes.
Using Visual Weight in Decorating
Using visual weight in decorating lets you take many different approaches in creating an interior.
9 Revealing Steps To Finding Your Furnishing...
Do you know what your furnishing style is? Follow these easy steps to uncover your very own sense of style.
Chair and a Half
Just what is a chair and a half, what makes it special and where to use one.
Restoration Hardware Furniture and Accessories
Furniture and accessories from Restoration Hardware. Page 9.
Paula Deen Furniture Collections
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking.
Before You Buy an Office Chair
If you spend a lot of time at your desk, there are some features you should look for when buying an office chair. Take a look at these tips before you buy an office chair.
Re-purposing Furniture
Re-purposing furniture is a great way to find a new life for it.
Which Medium Priced Living Room Group is Best...
How to find the best medium priced living room group.
Paula Deen Home River House Collection
The River House collection from Universal's Paula Deen Home.
Profile of Keno Brothers
A profile of the Keno Brothers from the Antiques Roadshow, and their own collection of modern furniture based on antiques.
Steel Magnolia Bed
Universal Furniture and Paula Deen, best known for her southern style cooking, got together to create these furniture collections. Paula Deen's furniture line is in keeping with the the down home style of her TV shows such as Paula's Best Dishes and Paula's Home Cooking. Page 8.
What is GREENGUARD Certification?
What is GREENGUARD Certification?
Furnishing a Small Space
Learn how to furnish a small space to its fullest potential.
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