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There’s Plenty of Room for Company with a Sleeper Sofa

The sleeper sofa is one of the most multifunctional pieces of furniture. Most small homes or apartments do not have a guest room. During the holiday season there are occasions where additional sleep arrangements are needed to accommodate overnight guests. The sleeper sofa does the job efficiently. With it’s seamless mobility to extend from within the standard cushions of a couch, it has become a top choice when buying furniture, especially among studio apartment dwellers. When choosing a sleeper sofa, you need to consider your personal requirements for using it.  Know the types of sleeper sofas available as well as the materials used. Sizes also differ so keep that in mind when deciding placement.  …
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Host a Party: Entertaining in a Small Apartment

While hosting a party in a small apartment may seem like a challenge, it can be done. When you get invited to parties hosted by your friends or loved ones in their homes, you may be inspired to host a house party in the near future. Do not be embarrassed to take on the challenge if you really feel the urge to extend your hospitality through hosting. Your small studio apartment or condominium unit in the city is a perfect place for intimate gatherings. Entertaining in the smaller space may be more fun than you think. Here are some party ideas and hacks you can use. …
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Build the Perfect Bedroom with Custom Furniture

Nothing fits your comfort and style needs for your master bedroom better than having custom furniture built especially for you. When the search for the right type of bedroom furniture seem hopeless, it means your options are not in the furniture stores. Sometimes you find a very nice bed at a furniture store which happens to be in the wrong size for your room or home design. While buying ready-made items is cheaper, these often don’t match the design or functionality you have been wanting. If this is your dilemma, then your only option is to go for custom furniture. …
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Becoming a Dr. Sofa Certified Technician

A certified technician in furniture repair and upholstery can be a lucrative profession.  The furniture-related needs of society constantly evolves. With this in mind, the industry levels up to meet those needs professionally. What does it take to gain the trust of clients? In addition to related skills, certified professionals assure that they provide the services are completed as promised. Certification of technicians indicates that a company takes pride in who works for them. They are educated and equipped with the knowledge on the proven methods of the tasks at hand. Companies who hire those who satisfy this requirement set a higher standard in the industry. What does it take to become a certified Dr. Sofa technician?  Let’s take a look. …

Couches and Design Hacks for Your Small NYC Condo Unit

Living in a small NYC condo unit poses a design challenge. We all love to have a cozy living room. The small area provided will extend your creative juices for decorating. You know what? You can still make you room appear larger than it is, and cozier, too. To inspire you, we have collected effective solutions for furnishing a small space. …

How New Yorkers Solve Their Most Pressing Oversized Sofa Problem

The growing popularity of the oversized sofa invasion has driven homeowners to tears. But this does not stop designers from creating huge sofas for stores and clients. With the great demand for these couches comes great frustrations that need solutions. …
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DIY Leather Repair for Beginners

A damaged leather chair or sofa can sometimes be a simple fix if the problem is slight, like a few minor scratches. Even a minor rip or tear can sometimes be repaired as a DIY project. But when a piece is marred beyond a minor problem, leather repair is best left to the pros. That’s because an inexperienced do-it-yourselfer can do more damage than good to an expensive piece of furniture. On the other hand, a furniture pro can perform amazing transformations on a damaged piece – everything from leather recolor to leather restoration. Take a look at these hacks for leather furniture, but keep in mind that you should always test them first on an inconspicuous part of your leather furniture, to make sure that they work well for the type of leather you have. …
Furniture moving can be tough in urban areas like NYC

Sofa Delivery in Urban Areas

Moving in an urban area presents special challenges. Traffic is often congested, streets can be narrow and parking limited. A wise mover checks the calendar before committing – even small moves on the day of a huge event in the city can be anything from frustrating, to catastrophic.  Urban dwellings, especially apartments in older buildings, can challenge movers with narrow doorways and staircases.  And all of these problems are compounded when you’re moving a big, heavy, expensive sofa. It pays to compare your options before you schedule a sofa delivery. …

5 Tips for Choosing New Sofa Upholstery

If you’re not careful, you can get so carried away by the fun of choosing new sofa upholstery that you forget to be practical. …