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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
It is possible to get rid of an old sofa, and there are several different ways to get rid of one. Consider all these alternatives before even thinking of abandoning it or sending to the landfill.
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.
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.
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.
7 Popular Types of Chairs
There are so many different kinds of chairs. take a look at some of them.
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.
Our Top 13 Tips for Buying a Great Sofa
Buying a sofa? Check out these 13 tips for buying a great sofa.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Sofa
Learn how to avoid these 5 sofa buying mistakes.
All About Thomasville Furniture
Thomasville Furniture is one of the oldest and best known furniture brands in the US.
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.
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.
8 Companies That Sell American-Made Furniture
Some manufacturers of American made furniture.
How to Use Tiki Torches
Learn how to use tiki torches safely.
A Review and Background of La-Z-Boy Furniture
A review of La-Z-Boy 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.
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 Review of Broyhill Furniture
A review of Broyhill Furniture.
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.
Talking With Dr. David About Recliners and Back...
Dr. David thinks recliners are good for back health.
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.
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.
Our Review of Lane Furniture
Learn about what Lane Furniture offers.
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.
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.
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.
Common Construction Terms for Wood Furniture
Construction terms for wood furniture can be puzzling at times. Here is some wood construction terminology.
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.
How to Run a Successful Furniture Retail Store
Make your furniture retail business more successful by offering value through your merchandising, advertising, and competitive pricing.
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.
Dining Table Shapes
Since there are many dining table shapes, see which one best serves your purpose.
What Are Accent Colors?
What are accent colors? Furniture.
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 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.
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 Must-Know Tips about Furnishing a Small...
Furnishing a small dining room can pose some challenges.
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.
Measuring a Space for Furniture
Learn how to take measurements of your home before you buy furniture.
CFLs: Love 'Em or Leave 'Em?
There are many advantages and disadvantages to CFLs.
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.
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.
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.
Before You Buy a Bunk Bed
Learn how to pick the right bunk bed for your child's room.
Wicker Patio Furniture Care and Cleaning
Wicker patio furniture is easy to care for. Some tips on its care and cleaning.
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.
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.
Where to Find the Best Memorial Day Furniture...
About Memorial Day sales, and where to find the best deals.
Different Types of Floor Lamps for Lighting
There are different types of floor lamps for lighting a room.
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.
How to Buy a Daybed
Tips for buying a daybed. Furniture.
How to Identify Different Parts of a Sofa
Some commonly used sofa terms: Sofa Arms, Backs, Construction and Seats Terminology.
Top 10 Furniture Buying Mistakes
Take a look at the most common top 10 furniture buying mistakes.
Quick Guides for Buying 10 Basic Furniture Pieces
Have you ever wondered what you should know before buying furniture?
Furnish a Student Apartment
An off-campus apartment is an opportunity to move away from dorm room decor.
Interior Design Basics
Having problems learning the basics of interior design? Here is your primer for understanding balance, rhythm, harmony, emphasis and scale
Caring for Outdoor Teak Furniture
Caring for outdoor teak furniture is very easy and here are some tips to help you along.
Create an Allergy Free Home with the Right...
Let furniture help keep your home allergy free.
How to Buy Vintage Furniture
Vintage furniture, what is it and how to buy.
What is Vintage Furniture?
You hear the term vintage furniture often enough, but do you know what exactly vintage furniture is? Find out here.
Master the Art of Furniture Placement With...
Do you need rules for furniture placement? Not really, but it makes it easy to start furnishing with these 10 simple and easy to follow rules.
Brackets and Straps for Furniture Tip Over...
Safety straps and brackets help prevent furniture tip overs.
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.
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.
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.
7 Tips for Buying Outdoor Furniture
Here are some hints on how to buy outdoor furniture.
Upholstered Beds
Upholstered headboards or fabric beds are found in many styles, shapes and sizes.
Finding Bargains at Furniture Clearance Centers
Furniture clearance centers are a tremendous resource for finding furniture bargains. Discover the potential.
Profile of Keno Brothers
A profile of the Keno Brothers from the Antiques Roadshow, and their own collection of modern furniture based on antiques.
Dining Room Furniture Guide
A dining room furniture guide.
Slipcovers for Sofas, Chairs and Loveseats
Slipcovers for sofas, chairs and loveseats.
How to Save Money When You Buy Furniture
There are many ways to save money when you buy furniture.
Slipper Chair
Learn about slipper chairs. 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.
Caring for Outdoor Fabric, Acrylic Cushions and...
Keep your outdoor fabric, outdoor furniture cushions and umbrellas looking their best with a little care.
This is When You Shouldn't Buy Used Furniture
Sometimes used furniture is not such a great bargain.
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.
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.
Perspectives Dining Room Table With Storage -...
The Perspectives dining room table from Broyhill Furniture.
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?
What You Should Know Before Buying Furniture at...
Thinking of buying furniture at auctions? Here's what you should know.
How to Furnish a Dining Room
Do you know what furniture you need for your dining room?
8 Questions to Ask Before Buying Furniture
Define your needs and preferences before you buy furniture by asking these eight crucial questions.
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 Pinterest Can Help You Decorate and Furnish...
Use Pinterest to help you furnish and decorate.
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
Restoration Hardware Furniture and Accessories
Furniture and accessories from Restoration Hardware.
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.
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.
The Case for Neutral Colors in Furnishing
What are neutral colors and what role do they play in furnishing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Retro Patio Furniture
Retro patio furniture for the porch and backyard.
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.
Contemporary Style
Do you like a simple uncluttered look? You might have an affinity for contemporary style.
How to Furnish in an Asian Style
Furnishing in an Asian style gives an interesting twist to your home decor. Learn the basics here.
Paula Deen Home River House Collection
The River House collection from Universal's Paula Deen Home.
Where to Buy Discontinued Furniture
About finding discontinued furniture.
Shopping Garage Sales for Furniture
Learn the best way to shop for furniture at a garage sale.
How to Mix Traditional and Modern Furniture...
Mix pieces of modern and traditional furniture to get your very own style.
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.
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.
5 Tips for Shopping for Used Furniture
Are you shopping for used furniture? Here are some tips you might find useful.
Tips for Smarter Small Space Living
Small living spaces can be easier to manage when you know how to plan smarter.
How Often Should You Replace Mattresses?
Should mattresses be replaced regularly, and how often should one do it?
3 Different Mattress Types
3 different types of mattresses.
How to Select a Comfortable Upholstered Chair
What to look for when you buy a chair for comfort - seat angle, feel, depth and quality.
Day Bed Styles
Find a daybed to fit your style.
Guide to Upholstery Fibers - Natural Fibers...
Although highly attractive, protein or animal fibers are not very widely used in as they can be expensive. Page 3.
3 Modern Sleepers for Small Spaces, Apartments
Here are 3 modern sleepers for small spaces and apartments.
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.
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.
Wicker: What Is It?
Wicker is a a very popular material for outdoor or patio furniture. Find out what wicker is.
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.
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.
8 Things to Do With Your Furniture When You Move
Moving? Here are some suggestions for your existing furniture.
3 Affordable Ashley Furniture Sofas
Ashley manufactures very affordable furniture, and these 3 Ashley sofas are very affordable indeed.
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 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.
Accent Furniture
Definition of furniture term Accent Furniture
How to Prevent Furniture Tip-Over Injuries
Injuries for children caused by furniture tip-over have increased. These injuries and incidents that cause them are preventable. Find out what you can do to make your home safer.
5 Essentials for a Guest Room
5 essentials for a guest room. Furniture.
Select the Right Rug Size and Shape Every Time
Different rooms have different needs when it comes to rug size and shape. You have many options from which to choose. Learn how to pick the right one.
How to Choose Slipcovers for Sofas or Chairs
Learn how to choose slipcovers for chairs or sofas.
Taking Measurements for Furniture and Decorating
Taking measurements for furniture and decorating.
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.
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.
How to Buy Furniture at Sales
There are many types of furniture sales. Are they all worth your while? Here are some tips.
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.
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.
2014 Black Friday Furniture Deals
Black Friday is a great day for finding great deals on furniture. You can check out some of the great deals right here.
8 Ways to Use Feng Shui in Your Home
Find out some basics of Feng Shui. Learn eight ways to implement feng shui principles in your home to create better energy and harmony.
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.
Chair and a Half
Just what is a chair and a half, what makes it special and where to use one.
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.
Ready to Assemble Custom Sofas from Simplicity...
Ready to assemble sofas that fit into tight spaces
15 Moroccan Style Essentials
Furnish your home in a Moroccan style with the help of these essential features. Remember, this style is rich and layered with the help of colors

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