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Tips on Shopping for Home Office Furniture

Posted by Chip Auman on

Whether you work from home or simply need a space to think and create, it’s important to have the right environment for a home office. Here are three easy tips to keep in mind when shopping for home office furniture. Work with the space you have. Before purchasing anything, determine what pieces you will need and what will fit into the room while allowing you the adequate amount of space to navigate and be comfortable in. Choose what is comfortable. Test out chairs, couches, etc. You’ll want to be comfortable, especially if you plan on spending quite a bit of...

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How to Choose the Perfect Recliner

Posted by Chip Auman on

After a long day, there is nothing better than coming home to relax in your favorite recliner. If it is time for an upgrade, or if you are a first-time buyer, here are some tips to help you find the chair you’ll anticipate coming home to. Know your needs in a recliner. Go “window shopping” a few times to get an idea of what you like and don’t like, then narrow down your list to a few favorites. Are you looking for a particular pattern or fabric? Do you want one that lifts? What about ones with storage pockets for...

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Decorating Mistakes: The Living Room

Posted by Chip Auman on

  Leaving out the color. Don’t be afraid to add color to the living room. Minimalist isn’t a bad idea; however, you wouldn’t want your living room to be boring, especially if you entertain often. We’re not saying you need to paint in bold colors, but consider pops of color throughout the room – throw pillows, artwork, eclectic furniture, etc. Making everything match. Switch up the texture, size, and time period of your living room furniture. You’ll be surprised how well it all works together! Having only overhead lighting. Add table lamps and/or floor lamps, install some dimmers. When light...

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YIKES! Christmas is 90 Days Away

Posted by Chip Auman on

By the time this is posted, Christmas will be 90 days away! Fall is officially here (although the weather may not feel like it yet) and soon we will be in the midst of the Thanksgiving and Christmas frenzy. That said, we thought it prudent remind our customers that if you need new furniture for Thanksgiving or Christmas, now is the time to start shopping. While you may be able to find what you need in stock in our showrooms, sometimes a special order from a manufacturer is needed to get the particular item(s) that you desire. In those cases,...

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How Would You Rate Your Mattress Shopping Skills?

Posted by Sharon Thomas on

Bounce, bounce, squeeze, price check – and voilà! You’ve got a mattress! That’s how NOT to buy a mattress. This is a purchase that represents a significant investment, so take your time if you want to ensure you’ll be happy with your purchase for years to come. After all, you’ll be spending about one third of your life sleeping, according to the Better Sleep Council. If you sleep with a partner, begin your in-store shopping by inviting your bedmate – but only after you’ve done your research online. Oh, and be sure to read this tip-packed post created to help you...

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