The Insider’s Guide to Furniture

Independent Furniture Buyer’s Guide

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Is Presidents’ Day Weekend (Feb. 18 – 20, 2023) a Good Time to Buy Furniture?

Question: A friend told me to wait on buying furniture until Presidents’ Day Weekend. (February 18 – 20 this year.) She says it’s the …
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What is the Best Replacement Cushion for My Old Couches?

Question: We are looking for replacement cushions for two sofas we purchased approximately 10 years ago. My complaint is the cushions. Within 4-5 years …

IKEA Sofas – All the Experts are Wrong!

Question: Are IKEA sofas any good? Answer: Furniture professionals consider IKEA sofas to be cheap, flimsy short-term furniture. The usual review analysis concludes: “You …