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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 Steps to Get the Most Money for Your Used...
Are you looking to sell 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.
How to Price Your Used Furniture
Having trouble pricing your used furniture? Find a lot of tips to help you price your furniture based on its quality and style.
7 Popular Types of Chairs
There are so many different kinds of chairs. take a look at some of them.
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.
Before You Buy a Sleeper Sofa
Are you shopping for a sleeper sofa? Find out which size you should get based upon your needs and the available space.
4 Tips for Choosing the Best Upholstery Fabric...
Choosing upholstery fabric is possibly the most enjoyable part of furniture shopping. Here are four helpful considerations to help you select the right fabric.
How to Judge the Quality of Wood Furniture
How do you check wood furniture for quality? Here is some helpful information.
Our Top 13 Tips for Buying a Great Sofa
Buying a sofa? Check out these 13 tips for buying a great sofa.
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.
How to Use Tiki Torches
Learn how to use tiki torches safely.
Measure a Sofa Like a Pro
Do you know how to measure a sofa? Here are the instructions.
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.
A Review and Background of La-Z-Boy Furniture
A review of La-Z-Boy Furniture.
All About Thomasville Furniture
Thomasville Furniture is one of the oldest and best known furniture brands in the US.
Three Steps to Home Organization
Organizing a home seems like a very difficult process. It can be time consuming at first, but the entire process can be broken down into three steps.
8 Companies That Sell American-Made Furniture
Some manufacturers of American made 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.
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.
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.
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.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Sofa
Learn how to avoid these 5 sofa buying mistakes.
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.
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 Broyhill Furniture
A review of Broyhill Furniture.
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.
Wicker Patio Furniture Care and Cleaning
Wicker patio furniture is easy to care for. Some tips on its care and cleaning.
July 4 Furniture Sales 2013
Find deals on furniture for Fourth of July
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.
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 Basic Principles of Interior Design
Learn the basic interior design principles of balance, rhythm, harmony, emphasis and proportion to create a superbly designed room.
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 Salvage Furniture After Flooding
Floods can cause devastating damage. But you may still be able to save furniture that hasn't suffered heavy damage after flooding. Here's how you can minimize and repair some damage.
7 Tips for Maintaining Upholstered Furniture
Proper cleaning and care of upholstered furniture ensures that the fabric will retain its looks for a long time.
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 Buy a Daybed
Tips for buying a daybed. Furniture.
The Single Best Way to Clean Leather Furniture...
The best way to clean leather furniture gently.
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.
Measuring a Space for Furniture
Learn how to take measurements of your home before you buy furniture.
Dining Table Shapes
Since there are many dining table shapes, see which one best serves your purpose.
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.
What Are Accent Colors?
What are accent colors? Furniture.
Where to Find the Best Memorial Day Furniture...
About Memorial Day sales, and where to find the best deals.
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.
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.
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.
Quick Guides for Buying 10 Basic Furniture Pieces
Have you ever wondered what you should know before buying furniture?
Caring for Outdoor Teak Furniture
Caring for outdoor teak furniture is very easy and here are some tips to help you along.
8 Must-Know Tips about Furnishing a Small...
Furnishing a small dining room can pose some challenges.
How to Identify Different Parts of a Sofa
Some commonly used sofa terms: Sofa Arms, Backs, Construction and Seats Terminology.
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.
Different Types of Floor Lamps for Lighting
There are different types of floor lamps for lighting a room.
Finding Bargains at Furniture Clearance Centers
Furniture clearance centers are a tremendous resource for finding furniture bargains. Discover the potential.
Before You Buy a Bunk Bed
Learn how to pick the right bunk bed for your child's room.
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.
Top 10 Furniture Buying Mistakes
Take a look at the most common top 10 furniture buying mistakes.
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.
Profile of Keno Brothers
A profile of the Keno Brothers from the Antiques Roadshow, and their own collection of modern furniture based on antiques.
What is Retro Style Furniture?
What is retro style furniture?
Wicker: What Is It?
Wicker is a a very popular material for outdoor or patio furniture. Find out what wicker is.
Furnish a Student Apartment
An off-campus apartment is an opportunity to move away from dorm room decor.
Care and Cleaning for Varnished Wood Furniture
There are many easy ways to care for varnished furniture to help keep it looking its best. Even old varnish finishes can be revived with a few steps.
Restoration Hardware Furniture and Accessories
Furniture and accessories from Restoration Hardware.
What is Vintage Furniture?
You hear the term vintage furniture often enough, but do you know what exactly vintage furniture is? Find out here.
Caring for Outdoor Fabric, Acrylic Cushions and...
Keep your outdoor fabric, outdoor furniture cushions and umbrellas looking their best with a little care.
Find a Fire Pit for Patios and Decks
Use a a fire pit to add drama and excitement to patios and decks, whether it's warm outside, or to stay warm on chilly evenings. Here is a selection of some.
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.
How to Buy Vintage Furniture
Vintage furniture, what is it and how to buy.
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 and weather conditions.
How to Choose a Dining Room Rug
How big should a dining room rug be? What material should you use? What about the color and pattern? Find out how to choose a dining room rug based upon these important factors.
10 Simple Rules for Furniture Placement
It is easy to start furnishing with these 10 simple and easy to follow rules for placing furniture.
Create an Allergy Free Home with the Right...
Let furniture help keep your home allergy free.
Slipper Chair
Learn about slipper chairs. Furniture.
Dining Room Furniture Guide
A dining room furniture guide.
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.
Perspectives Dining Room Table With Storage -...
The Perspectives dining room table from Broyhill Furniture.
7 Tips for Buying Outdoor Furniture
Here are some hints on how to buy outdoor furniture.
Where to Buy Discontinued Furniture
About finding discontinued furniture.
Interior Design Basics
Having problems learning the basics of interior design? Here is your primer for understanding balance, rhythm, harmony, emphasis and scale
How to Save Money When You Buy Furniture
There are many ways to save money when you buy furniture.
5 Essentials for a Guest Room
5 essentials for a guest room. Furniture.
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.
5 Tips for Shopping for Used Furniture
Are you shopping for used furniture? Here are some tips you might find useful.
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.
What is FSC-Certified Wood?
When furniture products are made from FSC-certified wood, it is a guaranty that it 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.
This is When You Shouldn't Buy Used Furniture
Sometimes used furniture is not such a great bargain.
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.
What You Should Know Before Buying Furniture at...
Thinking of buying furniture at auctions? Here's what you should know.
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.
8 Questions to Ask Before Buying Furniture
Define your needs and preferences before you buy furniture by asking these eight crucial questions.
Brackets and Straps for Furniture Tip Over...
Safety straps and brackets help prevent furniture tip overs.
5 Hidden Costs To Be Aware of When Buying...
There are some hidden costs when you buy furniture. Some of these are avoidable, and some you may not want to avoid. In any case it is always best to be aware of them.
How to Mix Traditional and Modern Furniture...
Mix pieces of modern and traditional furniture to get your very own style.
How to Select a Comfortable Upholstered Chair
What to look for when you buy a chair for comfort - seat angle, feel, depth and quality.
3 Top Considerations for Buying Futons
Thinking of buying a futon for your home? Here are the top three considerations.
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.
Upholstered Beds
Upholstered headboards or fabric beds are found in many styles, shapes and sizes.
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?
Before You Buy a Bed
Since we spend so much time in bed, it makes sense to pay attention to what we need from it. Functionality, style, type, size, all play an important part in choosing the right bed.
Contemporary Style
Do you like a simple uncluttered look? You might have an affinity for contemporary style.
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.
Tempur-Pedic Mattresses
A general review of Tempur-Pedic mattresses.
Day Bed Styles
Find a daybed to fit your style.
Wicker Patio Furniture
Take a look at some wicker patio furniture.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Before You Buy a Dining Chair
What makes a dining chair perfect for your dining room? How it looks is important, but the real secret is first paying attention to other factors.
How to Furnish in an Asian Style
Furnishing in an Asian style gives an interesting twist to your home decor. Learn the basics here.
How to Furnish a Dining Room
Do you know what furniture you need for your dining room?
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.
3 Different Mattress Types
3 different types of mattresses.
Mid-Century Modern Style
An overview of the Mid Century Modern furniture style from roughly the mid-1930s to mid-1960s. Find out where to buy and how to use it in your home.
Furnish a Small Living Room
A small living room can be big on style.
Simplicity Sofas RTA Sectional and Sleeper Review
Simplicity Sofas makes RTA sleepers and sectionals for hard to fit spaces. This furniture is easy to assemble, as well as take apart.
How Pinterest Can Help You Decorate and Furnish...
Use Pinterest to help you furnish and decorate.
Slipcovers for Sofas, Chairs and Loveseats
Slipcovers for sofas, chairs and loveseats.
How Often Should You Replace Mattresses?
Should mattresses be replaced regularly, and how often should one do it?
Storage Solutions for Kids Rooms
Toy storage and other storage solutions for kids rooms.
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 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.
Paula Deen Home River House Collection
The River House collection from Universal's Paula Deen Home.
Retro Patio Furniture
Retro patio furniture for the porch and backyard.
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.
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.
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.
3 Modern Sleepers for Small Spaces, Apartments
Here are 3 modern sleepers for small spaces and apartments.
9 Steps To Reveal Your Signature Furnishing Style
Do you know what your furnishing style is? Follow these easy steps to uncover your very own sense of style.
How to Choose a Mattress Size
Since your mattress affects the quality of your sleep, look for a mattress that is the right size for you. Here are some easy tips to do just that.
Furnish a Living Space for Elderly Parents
How to furnish a comfortable living space for seniors.
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.
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
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.
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.
3 Affordable Ashley Furniture Sofas
Ashley manufactures very affordable furniture, and these 3 Ashley sofas are very affordable indeed.
Taking Measurements for Furniture and Decorating
Taking measurements for furniture and decorating.
How to Buy Furniture at Sales
There are many types of furniture sales. Are they all worth your while? Here are some tips.

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