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Furniture Shopping for a Dining Room Table

A dining room table is a very important piece of furniture – not only is it where you sit down to have a meal, but for many families, it is the place they come together to talk about their day and spend quality time together. Dining room tables come in all shapes and sizes, so choosing the right one for your needs depends on your personal taste, the size of your room, and more. Before heading out to shop for your new
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Creating the Ultimate Man Cave

The man cave has become a popular addition to the home – a place where the man of the house can watch football, hang out with the guys, play pool, or whatever else he enjoys. Whether you want to turn a guest room, an attic, or the basement into the perfect man cave, here are some great furniture tips to keep in mind. Choose a theme. Consider not only your biggest interests, but also what you will want to use the room
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Tips for Buying Accent Furniture

Most homes have many of the same major pieces of furniture – couch, chair, dining table, bed, or dresser, for example. You can certainly express your style with these pieces of furniture, but many times you can truly make your room your own with your choice of accent furniture. Without accent furniture, large rooms would be bare and feel empty, so it is important to choose the right accents for your room without choo
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Choosing Between Fabric and Leather Furniture

When shopping for upholstery, the age-old question always seems to be whether to purchase pieces covered in leather or fabric, like microfiber or chenille. Before you make a decision, it is important to know the differences between the two furniture fabrics. Microfiber is made up of many small fibers that are tightly woven together. Because the fibers are so fine, durability and flexibility is given to the fabric. It
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Back to School

Back To School Tips: Moving into a Dorm

Back to school time is already here – where did the summer go? College kids are packing up and getting ready to head off to the dorms, and if it is their first year it can be a very overwhelming process. What do you bring with? What do you keep at home? Does your roommate have things you are missing? How will everything fit in such a small space? There will always be some surprises, but with these simple back t
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Measuring Your 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 m
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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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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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