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Measure the Room Before You Shop

One of the most important steps to complete before shopping for furniture is to measure the room you’re planning to refurnish and the space you’ll have to get through in order to place it. There is nothing worse than finding a sofa you love and discovering that it won’t fit in your living room or through the hallway when you try to bring it in. There are some simple, easy tips to keep in mind when y
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Best Furniture Choices for Pet Owners

Anyone who owns pets knows how difficult it can be to find furniture that can hold up to the jumping, scratching, hair, and odors that come along with having that pet. Since furniture is an investment that you want to last, it’s important to find something that can withstand the antics of your furry friend. Leather Furniture While leather mightbe great for easily brushing off loose pet hair, this is a choice th
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First Time Furniture Buying Tips

First time furniture buying can be a very overwhelming experience! Many people don’t even know where to begin, whether they’re moving into their first home or simply replacing hand-me-down furniture for the first time. Having a plan before heading into the furniture store is key, especially when you’re a new shopper. Set a Budget The first thing you want to do when first time furniture buying is to
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Father's Day Furniture

American Freight Furniture’s Father’s Day Furniture Favorites

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and while another necktie or cufflinks might sound like a quick and easy gift, we’ve got a few more solutions from your local American Freight that dad will love (and with same-day delivery, it’s stress-free!) One of our most popular Father’s Day furniture gifts is a brand new recliner! It’s the perfect chair for him to watch the game in, or put up his feet a
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soft mattresses

Mattress Buying 101: Soft Mattresses

Last week, we posted a blog about the features and benefits of firm mattresses. Today we’re back to discuss the other side of the spectrum: soft mattresses. Softer mattresses have plenty of give, therefore supporting and contouring to your body’s natural shape and curves. When shopping for a soft mattress, there are often two main options to choose from: plush or the more popular pillow-top. Many shoppers
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soft mattresses

Mattress Buying 101: Firm Mattresses

There are many factors to consider when shopping for a new mattress, but one of the most important details is the level of firmness. While firm mattresses were originally recommended for all kinds of situations, now studies have proven that firm mattresses aren’t right for everyone. The general rule of thumb is to purchase a mattress that is as firm as you can accept without feeling restricted. This sensation i
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