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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.
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.
8 Ways to Get Rid of an Old Sofa
How to safely get rid of a used sofa and other upholstered furniture.
Air Cleaners, Purifiers for Allergy Free Homes
Humidifiers help combat dry air in a home. Page 3.
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 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.
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.
7 Popular Types of Chairs
There are so many different kinds of chairs. take a look at some of them.
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.
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 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
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.
8 Companies That Sell American-Made Furniture
Some manufacturers of American made furniture.
A Review and Background of La-Z-Boy Furniture
A review of La-Z-Boy Furniture.
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.
Talking With Dr. David About Recliners and Back...
Dr. David thinks recliners are good for back health.
8 Must-Know Tips about Furnishing a Small...
Furnishing a small dining room can pose some challenges.
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.
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.
All About Thomasville Furniture
Thomasville Furniture is one of the oldest and best known furniture brands in the US.
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.
How to Use Tiki Torches
Learn how to use tiki torches safely.
Our Top 13 Tips for Buying a Great Sofa
Buying a sofa? Check out these 13 tips for buying a great sofa.
Measure a Sofa Like a Pro
Do you know how to measure a sofa? Here are the instructions.
Common Construction Terms for Wood Furniture
Construction terms for wood furniture can be puzzling at times. Here is some wood construction terminology.
Our Review of Lane Furniture
Learn about what Lane Furniture offers.
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.
Dining Table Shapes
Since there are many dining table shapes, see which one best serves your purpose.
Different Types of Leather Used in Furniture
Different types of leather used for furniture.
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.
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.
The Single Best Way to Clean Leather Furniture...
The best way to clean leather furniture gently.
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.
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.
Before You Buy a Dining Chair
What to look for before selecting a dining chair.
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.
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.
Tempur-Pedic Mattresses
A general review of Tempur-Pedic mattresses.
How to Run a Successful Furniture Retail Store
Are you looking to tweak your furniture retail store? Here are some furniture retail basics.
Our Review of Broyhill Furniture
A review of Broyhill Furniture.
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.
How to Salvage Furniture After Flooding
How to save furniture that hasn't suffered heavy damage after flooding.
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.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Sofa
Learn how to avoid these 5 sofa buying mistakes.
How to Buy Vintage Furniture
Vintage furniture, what is it and how to buy.
Before You Buy a Bunk Bed
Learn how to pick the right bunk bed for your child's room.
Top 10 Tips for Decorating With Rugs
How best to use rugs for decorating.
What Are Accent Colors?
What are accent colors? Furniture.
How to Choose a Dining Room Rug
How to choose a dining room rug.
How to Save Money When You Buy Furniture
There are many ways to save money when you buy furniture.
Top 10 Furniture Buying Mistakes
Take a look at the most common top 10 furniture buying mistakes.
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.
Measuring a Space for Furniture
Learn how to take measurements of your home before you buy furniture.
Wicker Patio Furniture Care and Cleaning
Wicker patio furniture is easy to care for. Some tips on its care and cleaning.
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.
Caring for Outdoor Teak Furniture
Caring for outdoor teak furniture is very easy and here are some tips to help you along.
Finding Bargains at Furniture Clearance Centers
Furniture clearance centers are a tremendous resource for finding furniture bargains. Discover the potential.
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.
What is FSC-Certified Wood?
FSC-certified wood is a guaranty that the wood comes from a sustainable source. Find out more.
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.
Care and Cleaning for Varnished Wood Furniture
How to care for and clean varnished wood furniture.
Furnish a Student Apartment
An off-campus apartment is an opportunity to move away from dorm room decor.
Profile of Keno Brothers
A profile of the Keno Brothers from the Antiques Roadshow, and their own collection of modern furniture based on antiques.
Brackets and Straps for Furniture Tip Over...
Safety straps and brackets help prevent furniture tip overs.
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.
2013 Pinnacle Award Winners
Take a look at the Pinnacle Award winning entries in furniture, accessories and lighting for 2013.
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.
CFLs: Love 'Em or Leave 'Em?
There are many advantages and disadvantages to CFLs.
Quick Guides for Buying 10 Basic Furniture Pieces
Have you ever wondered what you should know before buying furniture?
Perspectives Dining Room Table With Storage -...
The Perspectives dining room table from Broyhill Furniture.
Different Types of Floor Lamps for Lighting
There are different types of floor lamps for lighting a room.
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.
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.
Mid-Century Modern Style
An overview of classic furniture style from roughly the mid-1930s to mid-1960s.
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.
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.
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.
8 Questions to Ask Before Buying Furniture
Define your needs and preferences before you buy furniture by asking these eight crucial questions.
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.
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.
Where to Buy Discontinued Furniture
About finding discontinued furniture.
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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.
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.
What is Vintage Furniture?
You hear the term vintage furniture often enough, but do you know what exactly vintage furniture is? Find out here.
Avoid Furniture Buying Mistakes
What are the most common mistakes people make when buying furniture? Here are the top ten. Page 2.
Wicker: What Is It?
Wicker is a a very popular material for outdoor or patio furniture. Find out what wicker is.
How to Mix Traditional and Modern Furniture...
Mix pieces of modern and traditional furniture to get your very own style.
Where to Find the Best Memorial Day Furniture...
About Memorial Day sales, and where to find the best deals.
Create an Allergy Free Home with the Right...
Let furniture help keep your home allergy free.
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.
Interior Design Basics
Learn how interior design basics can be applied.
How to Select a Comfortable Upholstered Chair
What to look for when you buy a chair for comfort - seat angle, feel, depth and quality.
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.
Caring for Outdoor Fabric, Outdoor Furniture...
Keep your outdoor fabric, outdoor furniture cushions and umbrellas looking their best with a little care.
Dining Room Furniture Guide
A dining room furniture guide.
Furnishing a Small Space
Learn how to furnish a small space to its fullest potential.
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?
Shopping Garage Sales for Furniture
Learn the best way to shop for furniture at a garage sale.
Safety Tips for Fire Pits
Fire pits are increasing in popularity because they can be used year round in your back yard. These tips will help you use them safely.
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.
How to Identify Different Parts of a Sofa
Some commonly used sofa terms: Sofa Arms, Backs, Construction and Seats Terminology.
Ready to Assemble Custom Sofas from Simplicity...
Ready to assemble sofas that fit into tight spaces
Black Friday 2013 Furniture and Home Decor Deals
Check out some Black Friday furniture sales.
Is it Time to Ditch This Old Sofa Bed?
When should you replace your sofa bed.
10 Outdoor Recliners for the Patio or Poolside
Outdoor recliners for the patio.
Q&A With Rick Dale of History Channel's...
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3 Affordable Ashley Furniture Sofas
Ashley manufactures very affordable furniture, and these 3 Ashley sofas are very affordable indeed.
10 Simple Rules for Furniture Placement
It is easy to start furnishing with these 10 simple and easy to follow rules for placing furniture.
What is GREENGUARD Certification?
What is GREENGUARD Certification?
What is Retro Style Furniture?
What is retro style furniture?
Hidden Costs When Buying Furniture
There are hidden costs when buying furniture. Find out what they are and if you can avoid them.
How to Find the Right Mattress When You Have...
How to find the right mattress when you have back problems.
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.
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.
Choosing Mirrors
What do you look for when choosing mirrors to hang in your home?
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.
Slipcovers for Sofas, Chairs and Loveseats
Slipcovers for sofas, chairs and loveseats.
How to Use Color Trends in Furnishing a Home
Use color trends in a home successfully.
How To Find Your Furnishing Style
Do you know what your furnishing style is?
How to Avoid Bunk Bed Injuries
The risk of bunk bed injuries can be minimized. Here are some safety rules to consider and tips for finding bunk beds with safe construction.
Find a Fire Pit for Patios and Decks
A fire pit adds drama and excitement to patios and decks.
How to Furnish a Dining Room
Do you know what furniture you need for your dining room?
5 Essentials for a Guest Room
5 essentials for a guest room. Furniture.
Furnish a Living Space for Elderly Parents
How to furnish a comfortable living space for seniors.
What You Should Know Before Buying Furniture at...
Thinking of buying furniture at auctions? Here's what you should know.
The Spinnaker Chair
The Spinnaker Chair is a multipurpose Norwegian chair that draws its inspiration from a sail.
When Will the Store Deliver My Sofa?
Don't assume that it will be same day delivery or next day delivery, because different retail stores have different policies regarding furniture delivery.
Dorm Room Furniture Essentials
Here are some dorm room furniture essentials for your college student.
Armoire
Definition of furniture term armoire.
Thomas Chippendale
About Thomas Chippendale, the British furniture maker.
Outdoor Furniture for Kids
Find some outdoor furniture fit for kids.
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.
Harden Furniture
A look at furniture from Harden.
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.
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.
How to Prevent Furniture Tip-Over Injuries
Furniture tip-over injuries for children have increased. Learn how to prevent falling furniture.
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.
Which Medium Priced Living Room Group is Best...
How to find the best medium priced living room group.
Slipper Chair
Learn about slipper chairs. Furniture.
Slipcovers as a Budget Solution for Tired...
Sofa and chair slipcovers can help you resurrect your tired furniture, or help you make seasonal changes on a budget
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.
All About Tufted Furniture
All about tufted furniture.
How to Choose Sofa or Chair Slipcovers
Learn how to choose slipcovers for chairs or sofas.
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