What is the Difference Between Engineered Wood, Manufactured Wood, MDF, Rubber Wood and Real solid Wood?

Question: What is the difference between Engineered wood, Manufactured wood, MDF, Rubber wood and real solid wood?   Diane Jan. 16, 2021  Answer: The three primary wood categories are: Solid wood Plywood Engineered Wood Solid wood has two main categories: Hardwood There is a wide range of hardness among different species. Some woods, such as hickory … Read more

18 Best Reclining Sectional & Sofa Brands Made in America

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Question: Reclining Sofas & Reclining Sectionals: Which Brands Are the Best? Answer: This is an extensive update of a previous article written over 2 years ago, reviewing and rating the Top American made reclining brands. Recently, I spent several days at the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, NC, where I checked out most … Read more

47 Bad, Better & Best Sofa Brands for 2023

Mid-century modern sofa

Question: Is there any way to compare quality and value for different sofa furniture brands? Answer: Yes! But there are a lot of sofa brands to compare. This review currently rates and compares more than 40 furniture brands. It will continue growing until it includes at least 100 different brands. Each brand has been given … Read more

Who Makes the Best Quality Couches? Flexsteel vs. Biltwell vs. Massoud

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In my opinion, Massoud is the best of these three furniture brands overall. But the other two brands have advantages that may be more important to you personally.

Do High Quality Sofas, Sleepers & Sectionals Still Exist?

leather sofa

Small custom upholstery shops still continue the tradition of top quality upholstered furniture craftsmanship. Thousands of small custom sofa makers are spread throughout the USA. Many of these small custom upholstery shops do not advertise or have online websites. They sell primarily through interior designers. Experienced interior designers often have special relationships with skilled local … Read more

Natuzzi & Palliser: High Quality Leather Sofas at an affordable price???

Natuzzi leather sofa

Natuzzi highlights its beautiful, plush leather. The leather is excellent. It should last 20 years and more. Unfortunately, the frame can fail long before that.

What is the Comparable Quality of Craftmaster, Norwalk, Klaussner and Jonathan Lewis? 

Question: What is the comparable quality of Craftmaster, Norwalk, Klaussner and Jonathan Lewis?  Oct. 18, 2020 Answer: Of these 4 brands I would rank them (from highest to lowest quality): 1) Norwalk (Lower end of high quality furniture) 2) Jonathan Louis (Slightly above most mid-range furniture) 3) Craftmaster (Slightly above most mid-range furniture) 4) Klaussner … Read more