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Shopping for upholstered furniture? Nobody wants to spend $1000 (or much more) for seating that will need replacement 3 years later.
Most sofa shoppers assume the frame and foundation are the key to a sofa’s long term durability. Wrong! Cheap engineered wood frames & sinuous wire foundations will hold up for 10+ years in most sofas.
Cushions are the real key to a couch’s long term durability. Cheap cushions wear out quickly, often within 3 years or less. Better quality cushions can last 15 years or more.
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Question: I just moved into a new apartment and ordered a couch! The downside is the building is over 100 years old and has a super narrow...
A furniture industry study, conducted 15 years ago, indicated that consumers expected their new sofas to last 8 – 10 years. A more recent study reports that consumers now expect their new sofas to last only 3 – 5 years.
Question: Which brand of furniture is better quality? England Furniture or Craftmaster? Answer: In my opinion, Craftmaster is slightly...
Question: I know what to shop for and what to ask, but are there any high-quality sofas out there that will last at least 15 years like my...
Small custom upholstery shops still continue the tradition of top quality upholstered furniture craftsmanship. Thousands of small custom...
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