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04 Aug 2017
There are a lot of variables that go into making a high-quality piece of upholstered furniture. Between quality foam versus down filling for cushions, choosing the right fabric, finding a frame made from solid wood rather than composite - it seems like there's an infinite number of ways to determine the quality of a sofa.    The seating suspension is arguably one of the most important things about a sofa's quality; it's what makes you comfortable when you sit, and keeps your sofa looking fabulous for years to come.   Unfortunately, it's tough to gauge a sofa's seating suspension, especially because it's hidden from sight. What even is eight-way hand-tied suspension, and how is it different from sinuous springs? We love jute rugs, but ...
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 ...
27 Jul 2017
Top Problems With Upholstered Furniture (and How to Care for Them)   The perfect sofa is an investment. Here at Circle Furniture, a family-owned and operated business that services thousands of customers a year - many of whom buy upholstered furniture - we know this to be true: given the right care, a well-made sofa will last years.  Before buying, it's important to consider what can go wrong with even the most well-made sofa. Here's that list of problems, and because we love you, we even included the solutions.   The problem: the way your fabric looks at night isn't how it looks during the day.   So you picked out your fabric in the store, and waited the 8-10 weeks for it to be delivered" ...