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26 Aug 2019
Leather is a popular choice for upholstery and with good reason. When taken care of, leather ages like a fine wine"”it only gets better and softer with time. Once you've decided to go down the leather path, it's important to learn how to choose the right one.   Cindy Rubenfeld, our store manager in Middleton, helps us navigate the different leather types and gives you some tips on how to choose the right leather for you.     Why choose leather   First, why choose leather in the first place "Well to start," Cindy explains, "Most leathers are going to last 7 times longer than any fabric. It's one of the strongest and most durable upholstery options."   Besides being extremely durable, leather is, for the most part, ...
14 Sep 2018
As with any other furniture, your dining room furniture requires attention and care. Regardless of whether you use it on a daily basis or reserve it for special occasions, it's always a good idea to keep maintenance in mind. Especially when it comes to beautiful furniture that you've invested in! We're giving you a simple guide on how to maintain your furniture and extend its longevity so you can enjoy your dining table for years to come.     Keep in mind   The first thing to keep in mind is that natural wood furniture is a dynamic, natural material. Pitch pockets and stains are an inherent and beautiful part of natural wood. You should also note that if you'll be using your wood dining ...
19 Mar 2018
  You've gone through the steps of choosing the right size rug for your room, and you've picked a style that you love. You've never been happier with an area rug! But alas, it's starting to shed. Rug shedding can be frustrating, especially as it happens more in the first few months after buying it. But don't worry too much. Shedding is normal. And if you've purchased a high-quality rug, chances are that the shedding will stop over time. In the meantime, there are steps you can take to help improve the appearance of your rug and minimize shedding. But first"¦   Why do rugs shed   Rug shedding is a common problem for area rugs. But this doesn't mean there's anything wrong with your ...
01 Mar 2018
  So, you've already gone through the steps of deciding what furniture to buy. Perhaps you've even come into one of our stores  and picked a new sofa or bed frame that you love. But will it fit into your house Learning how to measure to fit for a furniture purchase is pretty important. After all, you don't want to spend money on something that won't be able to get through your doorway. Having the appropriate measurements will make it easier for our delivery men to get your furniture in your house. If you'd prefer someone to do the measuring for you, we have options for that as well. Our delivery men can do the measuring for you for a fee ...
21 Feb 2018
  Choosing to purchase a new sofa is a big decision. On top of the frame and style, you have fabric to think about too. You might be wondering how big a role fabric plays in the final cost of your upholstery. Simply put, it will definitely affect the cost of the frame. There are an array of fabrics to choose from, with varying degrees of durability, cleanability, and textures. It really depends on what you're looking for. In an effort to be open and transparent we want to break down exactly how much additional cost fabric will be to your upholstery. There are a variety of styles to choose from, and a range of prices so you can find a ...
15 Feb 2018
  Choosing fabric for your upholstery is an important step when thinking about purchasing a sofa or an upholstered chair. Style plays a part of course, but the fabric you decide to use will also change the feel, cleanability, and durability of your sofa. In order to choose the best fabric, you have a few things to consider. Most importantly, how you plan on using your sofa.   Read more: How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette for Your Home Decor   First Steps   So, you've decided to purchase a new sofa or chair and are thinking about fabric options. What are the first steps you should take Firstly, you should consider what room it's going in. This is going to dictate how much ...
02 Feb 2018
    Leather furniture is a joy to own; comfortable, smooth, and attractive. And long-lasting, too. But only if you take care of it. If you have leather furniture or you're looking into buying it, it's important to know how to maintain it. As with any upholstered furniture, leather requires attention and care. In the same way that you wipe down your kitchen table and make your bed, cleaning your furniture and taking care of your leather should be a ritual. It is an investment, so it's worth trying to elongate the life of your leather as much as possible.   First, let's talk about leather in general.   Leather is porous, which means that extra care must be taken to prevent liquids, dirt, and ...
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