What is the Quality of Canora Grey Furniture?

Question: What is the quality of Canora Grey furniture? Drew S. Mar. 1, 2021 Answer: Canora Grey is a product line of Birch Lane. Birch Lane is one of Wayfair’s many brand names, created to combine multiple product lines, made by various Asian manufacturers,...

Do Hard Sofas Soft Over Time?

Question: We bought a sofa that was purported to have “sink into feel”. It’s hard as a rock. They are telling me it will soften up, but it is so hard, we can’t imagine it will any time soon. The seat-cushion cores contain flexible,...

Is Microsuedes as Good as Leather?

Question:  We have a yellow lab who sheds A LOT, but we also have a cat which makes us wary of leather. We had a bad experience in the past with cat vs leather sofa.  What is your opinion on the microsuedes that are very closely cut and almost as smooth as leather?...

Is Stressless Recliner a Good Quality?

Question: What is your opinion about the Stressless recliners? I’m looking for a comfortable chair that will last. Jacqueline Feb. 15, 2021 Answer: The Ekornes Stressless line of recliners is probably the best in the world for both quality and comfort. It can be...

Who are IKEA’s Competitors?

Question: Who are IKEA’s competitors? Feb. 8, 2021  Answer: There aren’t any real competitors. IKEA revolutionized both the retail and furniture industries. Previously the furniture industry had always been an amalgamation of small scale manufacturers and separate...

Are Sofa Legs Removable?

Question: Are sofa legs removable? Feb. 8, 2021  Answer: Most low and mid-priced sofas have removable (screw in) legs. Exceptions include: Sleepers. (The front base panel needs to come down lower to hide the mechanisms. This requires smaller built-in legs that can...

Is South Heaven Line Based on the Fabric?

Question: I am currently shopping for a Flexsteel sofa at my local furniture store. I told my salesperson I wanted to avoid their Mexican made “South Haven line”.  He said, “The South Haven line is based only on the fabrics. If I choose a non South...