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Three Unique Ways To Use Bunk Beds In Your Home

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Bunk beds may have more uses than you ever realized, and they can be put to work in many ways in your home. Use this guide to come up with different ways to use bunk beds in your home to provide storage, sleeping space, and more. Guest Room Suite Furnishing You can maximize the available sleeping space in your guest room to create a sleeping suite for family and out-of-town visitors. Read More»

Creating A Kid-Friendly Interior Design

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Investing in nice furniture can turn any house into a home. Unfortunately, expensive furnishings can often be ruined by the imagination and curiosity of young children. If you have little ones in your home, here are three simple tricks you can use to help make your home’s interior more kid-friendly in the future. 1. Upholster your coffee table. When kids are learning to walk, they can often be quite unstable. Falls are common and could result in serious injury if your child comes into contact with the sharp edge of a coffee table. Read More»

Memory Foam Mattresses: Your Questions And Concerns Answered

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Memory foam mattresses have received a lot of hype recently. The idea is that the foam in these mattresses conforms to your body and helps support it for a better night’s sleep. The foam then springs back into its usual mattress shape until you return to sleep on it. The foam eventually develops a “memory” for your sleeping positions, supposedly helping you fall asleep faster. However, you might still have some questions and concerns about these mattresses, and here are a few of the answers you may be looking for. Read More»

Thinking Inside The Box -- A 4-Step Guide To Studio Apartment Layout

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Living in a studio apartment has its advantages (lower cost, less stuff to move around) and its disadvantages (mostly a lack of space and defined rooms). When faced with the task of trying to find a way to make one feel like home, those disadvantages can seem overwhelming. But you can create a real home in a studio apartment by following these 4 steps.    Start With the Bed. The bed is probably the biggest furniture item you have, so it’s a good place to begin. Read More»

Fun Furnishings That Make Your Son's Room Unique

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You want your son to love his private living space, so why not turn his room into a space he can truly love and enjoy? Furnishings can make a huge difference and can help your child express his individual personality. Here are some fun furnishings that can make your child’s room unique so it’s his favorite place in the house to hang out. Bed  If your son loves all things fast, then his bed should be a space where he can have all the adventures he dreams about. Read More»

Simple Ways To Remove Wax Buildup From Your Wooden Dining Room Furniture

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Your wooden dining room table and chairs are likely to dominate the dining room and therefore need to always be at their best shine. Therefore, when you get a dining room table that looks and feels sticky, dull, and blotchy or sporting a rough top, what you may have is a buildup of too much wax on the furniture. In the U.S. aerosol furniture polishes are the most popular wood polishes, with approximately 80 million units being sold each year. Read More»

Differences Between "Factory Direct" And "On-Site Manufacturing," For Furniture And Why It Matters

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When you walk into different furniture stores, you automatically assume that the furniture came from some off-site shipper or manufacturer. On a closer look, you may see furniture tags that read “factory direct” or “on-site manufacturing.” These two labels can be confusing unless you know exactly what they mean and what it means to the furniture offered for sale. Here are the defining differences between these two furniture store labels and why it matters. Read More»

Fun And Creative Ways To Incorporate Barn Wood Into The Décor Of Your Home

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As you are remodeling and decorating your home, barn wood is not likely to be the first choice in décor material that comes to mind. However, the rustic look of barn wood can look beautiful. In fact, here are some fun and creative ways you can incorporate barn wood into the décor of your home. 1. Turn The Wood Into Wall Art If you have a nice solid piece of barn wood, consider drawing and painting a picture on it. Read More»

Two Tips To Help You Get A Good Deal On Office Furniture

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Regardless of whether you’re trying to furnish your home office, or if you have an entire office building to find stock for, it’s important to get a good deal on the chairs and desks that you need.  You may not have the money to pay full retail price for the furniture that you need, so you are on the hunt for good deals.  Don’t let a lack of funds hold you back from getting the office furniture that you need; use this information to learn more about two tips you can use to obtain office furniture without breaking the bank. Read More»

Basic Piano Maintenance And Care

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A piano is a delicate and complex musical instrument that needs to be cared for and maintained to be in optimal sound and operating condition. If you own or use a piano and want to take proper care of it, you should consider and perform the following maintenance and care tasks:   Piano Tuning - A piano with average usage should be tuned by a professional piano tuner approximately twice a year. Read More»