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Harden Furniture


Harden Furniture

Harden has been manufacturing furniture for over a century. It is a family owned and operated company that is now being led by the fifth generation. According to Harden, some of the employees go that far back, too. Based in McConnellsville, New York, the company has continued to grow and evolve. Harden manufactures furniture for the entire home including the living room, dining room, and bedroom and home office. Two things...

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Made in America Furniture


Made in America Furniture

Made in America furniture is not as easy to find as it used to be since so many manufacturers moved their operations overseas. There is also an influx of imported furniture. Lately there has been a lot of discussion about buying American made. Now manufacturers have begun emphasizing «Made in America» again. Have you bought any made in America furniture? Did you actively look for a made in America brand, and were you happy...

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Hidden Costs When Buying Furniture


Hidden Costs When Buying Furniture

here are hidden costs when buying furniture, and that is why it usually ends up costing more than its sticker price. Your $1500 sofa can easily end up costing over $2000. How did you end up spending hundreds more than you thought you would? Buying furniture is no different from buying any other consumer product, be it cars, electronics, or anything else. There are always upgrades, hidden fees, insurances, and then there’s...

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Major Furniture Sales Events


Major Furniture Sales Events

Can you find deals at furniture sales events? Not all furniture sales events merit equal attention, but if you’re looking to buy furniture maybe you should pay attention to some of them. Why Sales? You may have noticed that furniture sales events are centered around major holidays and 3-4 day weekends. This is to make it convenient for buyers so they have time to shop for something like furniture. It can be a time consuming...

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Buying Furniture with «Buy Now, Pay Later» is ...


Buying Furniture with «Buy Now, Pay Later» is Never a Good Deal

When you see advertisements for buying furniture with a «buy now, pay later» plan, it’s best to pass them up. The temptation to buy now, pay later can create problems further down the line. You may find out that you still cannot afford the payment, or end up paying tremendously more. For example, a store is holding a sale on furniture that is 36% off if you pay up front, or pay full price when you pay 36 months later. Do...

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Ecosleep Air Bed Mattresses Collection


Ecosleep Air Bed Mattresses Collection

he seven piece EcoSleep Air Bed Mattresses collection comes from durable products company, the makers of EcoSleep environmentally-friendly mattresses and Everloft pillows. Airbed mattresses have grown in popularity along with other specialty sleep products and this new collection addresses the need for customized comfort. Meet the Mattresses The EcoSleep Air Bed Mattresses collection features five beds with four-zone air...

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The Dream Machine for Customized Pillows


The Dream Machine for Customized Pillows

Maybe a Dream Machine could help build a customized pillow to your satisfaction. It is not exactly inexpensive, but if you want a customized pillow, head over to a participating mattress or sleep store to get a Dream Machine expert to make it. The customized pillow is in your own preferred size, firmness and maybe even with a fragrance that you personally find restful. The Dream Machine and How it Works The Dream Machine is a...

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Recalls — Hammary Tables and Chests


Recalls — Hammary Tables and Chests

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Hammary Furniture have announced the voluntary recall of 7000 tables and chests sold between November 2001 to November 2009. Consumers should stop using recalled products and contact Hammary. There are no reports of any injuries or accidents. Several styles of decorative wood chests and tables are affected by this recall. The reason for the recall is that the surface coating...

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Talking with Michael Salguero of CustomMade.com ...


Talking with Michael Salguero of CustomMade.com about Custom Made Furniture

About CustomMade: Michael Salguero is passionate about custom made furniture. He feels it gives consumers a chance to own something that is tailored to their needs The website www.custommade.com is a marketing tool for wood workers and connects them to consumers. It frees them from having to market their work so that they are more free to spend their time doing what is more important to them, that is, working on their...

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Furnishing an Off-Campus Apartment for the ...


Furnishing an Off-Campus Apartment for the College Student

Furnishing an off-campus apartment is an exciting experience. You have graduated from the dorm into a place that is your own. If you are like most college students, money is going to be tight, and yet you want your place to look nice and you need it to be functional. When Sharing an Apartment Sharing an apartment with others is an affordable arrangement. When you are sharing your apartment with others it might be a good idea...

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How to Judge Quality in Wood Furniture


How to Judge Quality in Wood Furniture

It is not difficult to judge quality in wood furniture, and you don’t need to be an expert to do so. All that you need to do is look at the material, construction and finish and take your time. It may also help to become familiar with some wood furniture terms. Wood Source Your furniture is made of different woods that can be classified as hard, soft, or engineered. The kind of wood that is used is one of the factors that...

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Furnishing Tips for New Couples


Furnishing Tips for New Couples

It is exciting to begin furnishing a home as a new couple, but it can also be challenging. Since it is a big step towards setting up a harmonious new life together, you’ll want to furnish a home you both love. To avoid unnecessary arguments and disagreements there are certain actions you can take to make the process easier: Talk to Each Other: Communication is the key to a successful relationship, so talk over each...

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How to Buy Furniture at Sales


How to Buy Furniture at Sales

Do you know how to buy furniture at sales? Sales generate excitement, and people sometimes put off furniture purchases to wait for them. Furniture sales are held for two reasons: to create a sense of urgency and drama, and to move inventory to make room for the new. While you can benefit from shopping at all different kinds of furniture sales, it helps if you do a little homework before you shop. Know what you want to buy...

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Top 10 Furniture Buying Mistakes


Top 10 Furniture Buying Mistakes

Ever wonder what the top 10 furniture buying mistakes are, and what qualifies them as the top 10? In my experience I have seen people make them over and over again, so that qualifies them for the top 10 list. What is more, they can also be potentially costly since furniture is a big ticket item. The good news is that these potentially costly furniture buying mistakes are entirely preventable if you do a little preparation...

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How to Judge a Sofa for Quality — Frame


How to Judge a Sofa for Quality — Frame

Have you ever wondered how to judge a sofa for quality? Quality goes deeper than looks, and that is why two identical looking sofas can vary so much in price. The secret is in what lies inside. The frame, seating support and the filling all determine your sofa’s level of comfort, and its ability to retain its shape and stability in the years to come. Here are some tips to help you judge a sofa for quality. Frame How long a...

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Talking with Leigh Keno About Buried Treasure


Talking with Leigh Keno About Buried Treasure

Leslie and Leigh Keno will be hunting for buried treasure all across the country on a new show that is called just that: Buried Treasure. This is the newest TV venture for the Antiques Roadshow stars. Buried Treasure, which starts on August 24, is a new reality show on FOX, with the Keno brothers visiting people’s homes to discover the true value and worth of their precious, and sometimes undiscovered, valuables. Leigh Keno...

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Talking with Leigh Keno About Buried Treasure


Talking with Leigh Keno About Buried Treasure

Leslie and Leigh Keno will be hunting for buried treasure all across the country on a new show that is called just that: Buried Treasure. This is the newest TV venture for the Antiques Roadshow stars. Buried Treasure, which starts on August 24, is a new reality show on FOX, with the Keno brothers visiting people’s homes to discover the true value and worth of their precious, and sometimes undiscovered, valuables. Leigh Keno...

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