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Don’t forget the floor coverings in your home

Posted on Feb 12, 2013

The right rugs and mats are important for your home

The right rugs and mats are important for your home

Imagine this: you’ve just remodeled your living room, and you can’t quite figure out why it doesn’t work. You have that beautiful, brand new sofa and matching lounge chair. You have a nice set of small tables that accent them perfectly. You’ve painted the walls a relaxing color, matching your new furniture well. Even the new window coverings are perfect. But something still isn’t right. 

It may be the floor coverings. Maybe they just don’t work with the room and the furnishings.

It’s a simple thing to overlook, as we often don’t think about our feet when we’re redoing a room. But rugs and mats can be very important to the overall feel of the room.

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Using the holidays for your home and furniture planning

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

The holidays: a great time for home and furniture planning

Holidays and Furniture Planning

We are in the busy December holidays now, and many of us are involved in the hustle and bustle of the season. There’s not a lot of extra time to stop and think about your future needs, in between friends and family, shopping, even decorating.

For a few reasons, now is actually a great time to consider what you want to do with your home and furniture needs in the coming year. If you take a few moments now, you’ll be ready for what you want to do in the spring.

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Keep your healthier resolutions intact this new year

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

Consider new furniture and bedding for a healthy new year

Keep your healthier resolutions intact this new year

Each new year, many of us start off with resolutions. We look forward to the new year as a rebirth of sorts, a revitalization, and we make those resolutions to try and have a better life. One of the most popular resolutions is to live a more healthy life.

That can mean quite a lot of different things. From better eating habits, to more exercise, and even through enjoying less of our vices. One resolution that can be overlooked is to have a healthier home. But that might be one of the easier resolutions to keep, since home furnishings will last through the entire year.

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Remember the bedding and furniture you need for guests

Posted on Nov 06, 2012

Bedding and furniture needs for guests

Guest Furniture

For many people, November and December mean an increase in the number of guests in their homes. Those guests range from friends coming over for dinner on the big days, to extended family members staying for a few days, a week, or more. Before the busy times get here, it’s good to stop and think about what your furniture and bedding needs are for those guests.

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Considering the long term health effects of your furniture

Posted on Oct 02, 2012

Materials and manufacturing methods could affect your health

Long term Health Choices

Buying new furniture can be a lengthy process, and a lot of thought goes into to purchasing the right pieces for your home. The comfort of the furniture, color, structure, the look and feel, the list of things to consider can get pretty long.

What can occasionally be forgotten about in the process are the long-term effects of owning a piece of furniture, especially from the health side. We are often more interested in how a piece looks now, and how it works for us today, over how it was manufactured or the origin of the materials. Those materials and manufacturing methods could affect your health, and it’s important to know what you are buying before you bring it home. 

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