How to Choose the Perfect Coffee Table for You

How to Choose the Perfect Coffee Table for You

Design Inspiration, General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
A coffee table is a grounding centerpiece in a living room. Depending on the style you choose, it can really change the overall design and feel of a room. So, how do you go about selecting the perfect coffee table? First, it’s important to think about how the coffee table is going to be used and what kind of function you want it to have in your room. This can vary greatly depending on your unique lifestyle and needs. Where one person might want a modern, glass top coffee table, another may want a sturdier table that they can put their feet on. Whether you want your coffee table to act as a design element or a surface for board games, this guide will help you choose the perfect coffee…
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Why Does my Rug Shed (And Other Rug Problems)

Why Does my Rug Shed (And Other Rug Problems)

Furniture Care Q&A, General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
You’ve gone through the steps of choosing the right size rug for your room, and you’ve picked a style that you love. You’ve never been happier with an area rug! But alas, it’s starting to shed. Rug shedding can be frustrating, especially as it happens more in the first few months after buying it. But don’t worry too much. Shedding is normal. And if you’ve purchased a high-quality rug, chances are that the shedding will stop over time. In the meantime, there are steps you can take to help improve the appearance of your rug and minimize shedding. But first… Why do rugs shed? Rug shedding is a common problem for area rugs. But this doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with your rug! Shedding is natural and will vary depending…
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What Are Rugs Made Of? How to Choose the Best Material for You

What Are Rugs Made Of? How to Choose the Best Material for You

General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
When thinking about choosing an area rug for your home it’s important to think beyond the design. The material that the rug is made from will affect the durability and feel of the rug, thereby affecting its function. Regardless of whether you’re choosing a Persian rug or a runner for your hallway, it’s important to know the materials rugs are made from and how rugs are made. When you learn the pros and cons of various materials you’ll be able to make an informed decision and choose a rug that fits your needs. What are rugs made of? Of course, this is a general guideline to what most rugs are made of, and will not include every possible material. Rugs can either be made from synthetic fibers or natural fibers.…
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How to Choose the Right Size Rug for a Room

How to Choose the Right Size Rug for a Room

Design Inspiration, General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
If you think of the floor as the fifth wall, then a rug becomes quite an important feature of a room. Rugs can be the focal point of a room from a design standpoint, adding pattern, color, and warmth. They can also tie colors together throughout the room, serving as an anchor for your design. And rugs have practical benefits too, benefits that I’m sure you’ve experienced in your life. For one, rugs are warmer than a hard floor, especially in winter. They also cushion the ground and absorb sound. But just knowing you want a rug isn’t enough. You have to know what size to get. Choosing a rug from a design standpoint might be easy, but there are some factors to consider when thinking about what size rug…
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How to Measure Your Home for a Furniture Delivery

How to Measure Your Home for a Furniture Delivery

Furniture Care Q&A, General, Random, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
So, you’ve already gone through the steps of deciding what furniture to buy. Perhaps you’ve even come into one of our stores and picked a new sofa or bed frame that you love. But will it fit into your house? Learning how to measure to fit for a furniture purchase is pretty important. After all, you don’t want to spend money on something that won’t be able to get through your doorway. Having the appropriate measurements will make it easier for our delivery men to get your furniture in your house. If you’d prefer someone to do the measuring for you, we have options for that as well. Our delivery men can do the measuring for you for a fee that will go towards your purchase. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=8fvXdyltK68[/embed] Let’s start with the…
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How Does Fabric Affect the Cost of Your Upholstery?

How Does Fabric Affect the Cost of Your Upholstery?

Furniture Care Q&A, Random, Tips and Tricks
Choosing to purchase a new sofa is a big decision. On top of the frame and style, you have fabric to think about too. You might be wondering how big a role fabric plays in the final cost of your upholstery. Simply put, it will definitely affect the cost of the frame. There are an array of fabrics to choose from, with varying degrees of durability, cleanability, and textures. It really depends on what you’re looking for. In an effort to be open and transparent we want to break down exactly how much additional cost fabric will be to your upholstery. There are a variety of styles to choose from, and a range of prices so you can find a fabric that fits your budget. Don’t know where to start?…
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How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette for Your Home Décor

How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette for Your Home Décor

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Random, Tips and Tricks
Thinking about a color palette for your home can be overwhelming. Especially if you’re starting from scratch. It’s tough to know where to begin. Before you stress about color palettes or whether or not you have sunlight coming into a room, start simply. Start with inspiration. Where to begin Cheryl Harrington, from our Pembroke showroom, advises you to “find an inspirational item or focal point.” That could be a carpet, a tiled backsplash, or anything else that inspires you in your home. Or perhaps your piece of inspiration is the view out your window. An ocean view could inspire you to bring in clean, crisp colors. Lush greenery might inspire you to have a palette that brings the greenery and flowers inside your home. Second, and this is a simple…
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