How Long Will It Take to Get Custom Furniture? Is it Worth the Wait?

How Long Will It Take to Get Custom Furniture? Is it Worth the Wait?

Design Inspiration, Designers, Eco Friendly, General, Things To know
With a wealth of information out there, shoppers are more educated and prepared when looking to invest in a big purchase like furniture. In that research and preparation, there are a few key questions you need to ask yourself: What is the style or look that best reflects your taste? What is your budget? And, very importantly, is there a specific date or time frame that you need something? Here at Circle Furniture, we specialize in made-to-order upholstery and case goods made right here in New England. Some of these items come with a lead time of 6 - 10 weeks, but we do have many things in stock if you have guests coming next weekend that have nowhere to sleep. So before we answer the question of how long…
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American Leather Comfort Sleeper:  Comparisons, Price, and Reviews

American Leather Comfort Sleeper: Comparisons, Price, and Reviews

Design Inspiration, Things To know
What are the key features of the American Leather Comfort Sleeper? There are a lot of sleeper sofas on the market today. Call them what you’d like – pull-out couches, sleeper sofas, sofa beds, hide-a-bed  – the idea is singular: sofa during the day, mattress during the night. Here’s the thing: though the concept may be the same, not all sleeper sofas are created equally. There are many things to look for when purchasing a sleeper sofa. More specifically, the American Leather Comfort Sleeper – the one you’ll find here at Circle Furniture – isn’t the same as the American Leather sleeper sofa that you’ll find at other retailers, and it’s definitely not the same sleeper sofa that you’d find in your everyday furniture store. The Design Process can be…
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8-Way Hand Tied Sofas! Plus 3 More Sofa Constructions You Should Know

Things To know, Tips and Tricks
What are the different types of sofa seating suspension? 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 or lounge, 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…
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Best Performance Fabrics for Upholstery: A Review of 3 Leading Brands

Best Performance Fabrics for Upholstery: A Review of 3 Leading Brands

Design Inspiration, Eco Friendly, Things To know
Best Performance Fabrics for Upholstery: Fabrics that Work for You 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, climbing a mountain, running a marathon, or playing a game of pick-up basketball. Performance fabric was created to provide extra comfort and protection. In the case…
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Organic Mattresses vs. Conventional Mattresses

Organic Mattresses vs. Conventional Mattresses

Eco Friendly, Green Design, Things To know
Organic Mattresses vs. Traditional Mattresses: Which is Best? If you’re in the market for a new mattress, you will soon find there are lots of options!  Some of the most common options are traditional innerspring mattresses, memory foam mattresses, and organic or natural mattresses.  At Circle Furniture, we know just how complicated mattress shopping can be, so we did you a favor and answered some of those common questions. What's in a natural mattress? Natural mattresses are becoming more and more popular.  As you may have guessed, natural mattresses are made of more natural materials compared to a traditional foam mattress.  Most often natural mattresses are made with a combination of latex, cotton, and wool.   Natural latex, which comes from the rubber or latex tree,  is used as a…
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