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30 Jan 2018
The car ride to drop your children off at college can be stressful. The overheated minivan filled to the brim with clothes, desk lamps, and shower caddies. The tearful goodbye. And then you return home, an empty nester. Or perhaps your kids moved out years ago and you're just now looking to take advantage of the extra space. Either way, perhaps a blank slate is a better way to think of it. An opportunity to reclaim your home, whether that means updating old furniture, or taking advantage of the extra space you now have. Of course, what you do with the extra space depends on a few things. You'll want to ask yourself some questions before you begin the process ...
15 Oct 2017
If you've ever bought furniture, chatted with someone who has purchased furniture, or even looked into purchasing furniture, we can bet you've asked yourself, "why is wood furniture so expensive?"   Here at Circle Furniture, we have over 60 years' experience seeking the best wood furniture for our customers to provide lasting value.    Before we get started, though, we thought we'd note something important: when you ask why furniture is so expensive, what you're really asking is something else, something more like, "why is high-quality wood furniture so expensive?"     What even is high-quality wood furniture? It's no secret that you can find inexpensive "wood" furniture more readily now than ever before. It may look good, it may feel good, it may even come from ...
20 Sep 2017
  With a wealth of information out there, shoppers are more educated and prepared when looking to invest in a big purchase like furniture. In that research and preparation, there are a few key questions you need to ask yourself: What is the style or look that best reflects your taste What is your budget And, very importantly, is there a specific date or time frame that you need something Here at Circle Furniture, we specialize in made-to-order upholstery and case goods made right here in New England. Some of these items come with a lead time of 6 - 10 weeks, but we do have many things in stock if you have guests coming next weekend that have nowhere to ...
27 Jul 2017
Performance fabrics are more than your favorite Dri-Fit running tee.   In fact, these durable, comfortable fabrics are arguably best served on upholstery. Here at Circle, we have over 60 years of experience with upholstery; in fact, we've even been around longer than many of these performance fabrics.   Not sure what performance fabrics really are, or wonder if they could be perfect on your next sofa? Read on.   What are performance fabrics?   Generally speaking, a performance fabric is exactly what it sounds like: any fabric engineered to perform, whether you're in hot or cold weather, running a marathon, or playing a game of pick-up basketball.   Performance fabric was created to provide extra comfort and protection. In the case of upholstered textiles, performance fabrics go a ...
21 Jul 2017
  Organic Mattresses vs. Traditional Mattresses: Which is Best   If you're in the market for a new mattress, you will soon find there are lots of options!   Some of the most common options are traditional innerspring mattresses, memory foam mattresses, and organic or natural mattresses.   At Circle Furniture, we know just how complicated mattress shopping can be, so we did you a favor and answered some of those common questions.   What's in a natural mattress   Natural mattresses are becoming more and more popular.   As you may have guessed, natural mattresses are made of more natural materials compared to a traditional foam mattress.   Most often natural mattresses are made with a combination of latex, cotton, and wool.   Natural latex, ...