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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.
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.
11 Questions to Ask Your Furniture Salesperson
The information you get from your furniture salesperson is only as good as the questions you ask. Here are 11 questions that might help.
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.
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. Page 3.
How to Judge the Quality of Wood Furniture
How do you check wood furniture for quality? Here is some helpful information.
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.
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.
A Review and Background of La-Z-Boy Furniture
A review of La-Z-Boy Furniture.
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.
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.
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.
Measure a Sofa Like a Pro
Do you know how to measure a sofa? Here are the instructions.
Our Top 13 Tips for Buying a Great Sofa
Buying a sofa? Check out these 13 tips for buying a great sofa.
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.
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.
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
Labor Day Furniture and Home Furnishings Sales
Take a look at this roundup of some Labor Day deals and discounts on furniture for the home and patio.
8 Must-Know Tips about Furnishing a Small...
Furnishing a small dining room can pose some challenges.
Dining Table Shapes
Since there are many dining table shapes, see which one best serves your purpose.
All About Thomasville Furniture
Thomasville Furniture is one of the oldest and best known furniture brands in the US.
Talking With Dr. David About Recliners and Back...
Dr. David thinks recliners are good for back health.
8 Companies That Sell American-Made Furniture
Some manufacturers of American made furniture.
Our Review of Lane Furniture
Learn about what Lane Furniture offers.
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.
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.
The Single Best Way to Clean Leather Furniture...
The best way to clean leather furniture gently.
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.
Top 10 Tips for Decorating With Rugs
How best to use rugs for decorating.
Before You Buy a Dining Chair
What to look for before selecting a dining chair.
Common Construction Terms for Wood Furniture
Construction terms for wood furniture can be puzzling at times. Here is some wood construction terminology.
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.
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.
Tempur-Pedic Mattresses
A general review of Tempur-Pedic mattresses.
22 Common Table Terms
A look at some common terms relating to tables, including types, styles as well as construction.
Our Review of Broyhill Furniture
A review of Broyhill Furniture.
How to Choose a Dining Room Rug
How to choose a dining room rug.
Where to Find the Best Memorial Day Furniture...
About Memorial Day sales, and where to find the best deals.
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.
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.
Anasazi Table - Theo Kamacke
Theo Kamecke's chests and sculptures from electronic circuit boards. Page 4.
Donna Karan Urban Zen Collection
Furniture from Donna Karan Urban Zen Collection benefits the Urban Zen Foundation.
Before You Buy a Bunk Bed
Learn how to pick the right bunk bed for your child's room.
How to Buy Vintage Furniture
Vintage furniture, what is it and how to buy.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Sofa
Learn how to avoid these 5 sofa buying mistakes.
Perspectives Dining Room Table With Storage -...
The Perspectives dining room table from Broyhill Furniture.
Top 10 Furniture Buying Mistakes
Take a look at the most common top 10 furniture buying mistakes.
What Are Accent Colors?
What are accent colors? Furniture.
How to Use Tiki Torches
Learn how to use tiki torches safely.
How to Run a Successful Furniture Retail Store
Are you looking to tweak your furniture retail store? Here are some furniture retail basics.
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.
How to Dispose of CFLs Responsibly
Here is how you can dispose of CFLs responsibly.
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.
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.
Measuring a Space for Furniture
Learn how to take measurements of your home before you buy furniture.
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.
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.
Interior Design Basics
Learn how interior design basics can be applied.
How Often Should You Replace Mattresses?
Should mattresses be replaced regularly, and how often should one do it?
How to Buy a Daybed
Tips for buying a daybed. 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.
Brackets and Straps for Furniture Tip Over...
Safety straps and brackets help prevent furniture tip overs.
How to Save Money When You Buy Furniture
There are many ways to save money when you buy furniture.
CFLs: Love 'Em or Leave 'Em?
There are many advantages and disadvantages to CFLs.
Wicker Patio Furniture Care and Cleaning
Wicker patio furniture is easy to care for. Some tips on its care and cleaning.
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.
Quick Guides for Buying 10 Basic Furniture Pieces
Have you ever wondered what you should know before buying 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.
Avoid Furniture Buying Mistakes
What are the most common mistakes people make when buying furniture? Here are the top ten. Page 2.
What is Vintage Furniture?
You hear the term vintage furniture often enough, but do you know what exactly vintage furniture is? Find out here.
Create an Allergy Free Home with the Right...
Let furniture help keep your home allergy free.
Do Negative Furniture Reviews Give you the...
How to glean important information from online furniture customer reviews.
Finding Bargains at Furniture Clearance Centers
Furniture clearance centers are a tremendous resource for finding furniture bargains. Discover the potential.
8 Questions to Ask Before Buying Furniture
Define your needs and preferences before you buy furniture by asking these eight crucial questions.
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.
Different Types of Floor Lamps for Lighting
There are different types of floor lamps for lighting a room.
What is FSC-Certified Wood?
FSC-certified wood is a guaranty that the wood comes from a sustainable source. Find out more.
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.
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.
Care and Cleaning for Varnished Wood Furniture
How to care for and clean varnished wood furniture.
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.
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.
Q&A With Rick Dale of History Channel's...
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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.
Dining Room Furniture Guide
A dining room furniture guide.
Caring for Outdoor Teak Furniture
Caring for outdoor teak furniture is very easy and here are some tips to help you along.
Mid-Century Modern Style
An overview of classic furniture style from roughly the mid-1930s to mid-1960s.
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.
How to Mix Traditional and Modern Furniture...
Mix pieces of modern and traditional furniture to get your very own style.
Furnish a Student Apartment
An off-campus apartment is an opportunity to move away from dorm room decor.
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.
What is Retro Style Furniture?
What is retro style furniture?
All About Tufted Furniture
All about tufted furniture.
Using Visual Weight in Decorating
Using visual weight in decorating lets you take many different approaches in creating an interior.
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.
This is When You Shouldn't Buy Used Furniture
Sometimes used furniture is not such a great bargain.
Shopping Garage Sales for Furniture
Learn the best way to shop for furniture at a garage sale.
Wicker: What Is It?
Wicker is a a very popular material for outdoor or patio furniture. Find out what wicker is.
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.
Slipper Chair
Learn about slipper chairs. Furniture.
Caring for Outdoor Fabric, Outdoor Furniture...
Keep your outdoor fabric, outdoor furniture cushions and umbrellas looking their best with a little care.
Recalls - Hammary Tables and Chests
Here is a list of tables and chests recalled by Hammary Furniture Co.
3 Affordable Ashley Furniture Sofas
Ashley manufactures very affordable furniture, and these 3 Ashley sofas are very affordable indeed.
Black Friday 2013 Furniture and Home Decor Deals
Check out some Black Friday furniture sales.
How to Buy Furniture at Sales
There are many types of furniture sales. Are they all worth your while? Here are some tips.
The Spinnaker Chair
The Spinnaker Chair is a multipurpose Norwegian chair that draws its inspiration from a sail.
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 Tempur-Cloud Mattress from Tempur-Pedic
A review of Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress.
How to Approach a Customer in a Furniture Store
Knowing how to approach and greet a customer is a very valuable skill.
How to Identify Different Parts of a Sofa
Some commonly used sofa terms: Sofa Arms, Backs, Construction and Seats Terminology.
Lori Dennis Talks About Green Interior Design...
Lori Dennis discusses tips for easy and affordable green interior design.
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.
Outdoor Furniture for Kids
Find some outdoor furniture fit for kids.
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.
Where to Buy Discontinued Furniture
About finding discontinued furniture.
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 3.
Chair and a Half
Just what is a chair and a half, what makes it special and where to use one.
Louis Philippe Furniture
Louis Philippe furniture has retained its popularity through the ages. Many manufacturers offer entire collections in this style, making it easy to coordinate your furniture.
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.
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.
Gift Cards for Furniture and Home Decor
Gift Cards can come in handy when you don't know what to buy for someone...or when you are running out of time.
How To Find Your Furnishing Style
Do you know what your furnishing style is?
How to Use Color Trends in Furnishing a Home
Use color trends in a home successfully.
Ready to Assemble Custom Sofas from Simplicity...
Ready to assemble sofas that fit into tight spaces
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.
Hidden Costs When Buying Furniture
There are hidden costs when buying furniture. Find out what they are and if you can avoid them.
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.
Valspar Color Palettes 2014
An introduction to Valspar's new color palettes for 2014.
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.
6 Retro George Nelson Clocks
George Nelson is one of the best known mid-century modern designers from America. Here are 6 clocks designed by him.
Wood Furniture for Outdoor Spaces
Wood is a favorite material for outdoor furniture. Is it a good choice, which wood is better, and what kind of wood furniture should you buy for your patio?
Choosing Mirrors
What do you look for when choosing mirrors to hang in your home?
Quick Fixes for Wood Surfaces
Surface scratches and water stains on wood can be easily fixed using polishes and common household materials, such as crayons, nuts, toothpaste and iodine.
How to Furnish a Dining Room
Do you know what furniture you need for your dining room?
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.
What is GREENGUARD Certification?
What is GREENGUARD Certification?
How to Use Space in Decorating
Space is what you work with when you decorate your room. Learn how to work with the space you have.
2013 Pinnacle Award Winners
Take a look at the Pinnacle Award winning entries in furniture, accessories and lighting for 2013.
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.
5 Online Membership Stores for Furniture Bargains
Online membership sites often offer good deals on furniture and home accents. We take a look at 5 of them.
Profile of Keno Brothers
A profile of the Keno Brothers from the Antiques Roadshow, and their own collection of modern furniture based on antiques.
Upholstered Beds
Upholstered wingback beds are reminiscent of wingback chairs.
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