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Outdoor Lighting

When you buy your first house, you get very excited about all the interior decorating you have to do. Choosing colors and buying pieces of home furniture like a couch or computer desk can be fun. Few homeowners anticipate that after the inside is taken care of, you will also have to decorate or appoint [...]

Computer Desk

There was a time when people left their work at work and they didn’t do work at home. Also, people did not use computers for entertainment the way they do today. At that time, dens, offices, or family rooms might have desks, but they did not need to accommodate a computer. In most modern homes, [...]

Central Heating Radiators

There are many different kinds of central heating systems that you can have in your home. Some use vents and others use a water boiler and central heating radiators. Water heating is not as efficient as some of the other forms of heating, but if you have an older home and want to enhance the [...]

Futon Furniture

When I hear the word futon, images of college dorm rooms and bachelor pad apartments pop into my mind. I always thought that futon furniture was for young adults and their sparse living spaces. Recently I have come to realize that futon furniture sets can be used in any home. You can visit an online [...]

Pool Furniture

If you have an outdoor pool, then you will most likely want some pool furniture to sit around the pool for when you or your guests are finished swimming. Pool furniture comes in many different materials and styles of outdoor pool furniture. The material of construction that you choose could dictate how much maintenance is [...]

Futon Bunk Beds

Most of the time, your kids’ rooms are the smaller bedrooms in the house so you are always looking for ways to save space. As kids get older, they start to want furniture in their bedrooms other than a bed and dresser. Many children have televisions, gaming consoles, etc in their rooms and want to [...]

Hardwood Floor Installation

If you are thinking about installing hardwood floors in your home, then there are many things to consider before you ever lay down your first plank or piece of wood. There is a lot of preparation that goes into hardwood floor installation from making decisions about what kind of floor to buy, what kind of [...]

Advantages of a Queen Platform Bed

The first question you might ask is what is a platform bed? A platform bed is a box that takes the place of a box spring mattress. Your mattress sits on top of the box platform. These platforms are usually made out of plywood or hardwood, but metal is also used sometimes. There are many [...]

The Versatility of a Rolling Utility Cart

A great space saving and organizational tool for your home is a rolling utility cart. Rolling utility carts can be used in any room in your house and put to a variety of uses. Part of the versatility comes from the fact that there are many different styles of rolling utility carts. Another part of [...]

Offset Patio Umbrellas

An offset patio umbrella or cantilever umbrella is an umbrella where the base is off to one side rather than directly underneath like most patio umbrellas. Typically, patio umbrellas are meant to slide into a hole in the middle of a patio table. Offset patio umbrellas do not require a table at all. The offset [...]

Choosing the Right Kitchen Table

The piece of furniture in most homes that sees the most use is the kitchen table. Kitchen tables are not only used for meals. Some families gather there to do homework, pay bills, play games, visit with company, or work on projects. Because of the many ways that families use their kitchen tables, there is [...]

Highlighting Lamp Parts

When you dissect any kind of lamp there are three basic lamp parts that include the base, the light source, and the shade. There are many smaller lamp parts that make up these three basic categories; but essentially, they are the three things you will need to construct a lamp. The base is usually a [...]

Cabinet Pulls

Sometimes something very small can make a big difference in how a room looks and feels. Cabinet pulls are just such an item. Your kitchen or bathroom can be completely transformed by changing the cabinet pulls. A cabinet pull is the handle on your cabinet that allows you to open it. There are many different [...]

Versatility of Storage Benches

Storage benches are an excellent example of form and function working together in furniture. Everyone can always use more storage and more seating so storage benches are the perfect solution. You will find storage bench furniture used in a variety of places in the home. Homeowners use storage benches in foyers, at the end of [...]

Getting the Most Out of Your Pantry Cabinet

Pantry cabinets are a substitute for actual walk-in pantries, a household area that pretty much does not exist anymore. Many older homes have converted the pantry to a mudroom or second entrance to the house through the kitchen. Since most people do not use actual pantries anymore, the pantry cabinet has become quite popular and [...]

Tiffany Style Lamps Versus Authentic Tiffany Lamps

Tiffany style lamps are those modeled after true Tiffany lamps. Louis Comfort Tiffany, the son of Charles Tiffany who founded Tiffany and Company jewelry store, founded his own business called Tiffany Studios where he worked to design and create the first Tiffany lamps. Louis Tiffany worked with stained glass and used that glass to make [...]

Hammock Chair Stand

Hammocks are a great way to relax. Unfortunately, they are somewhat hard to get in and out of which makes them unappealing to a large number of people. A great alternative is a hammock chair. Hammock chairs have all the comfort of a hammock without the floundering to get out of the lying position when [...]

Tiffany Lamps

Tiffany lamps are one of those timeless designs that many people have tried to imitate over the years. A true Tiffany lamp is one made by Louis Comfort Tiffany. He was the son of Charles Tiffany, the founder of the famous jewelry store Tiffany and Company in New York City. Many people wrongly assume that [...]

Rocking Chair

Rocking chairs are a great piece of furniture for many reasons. First, a rocking chair can be helpful to many different kinds of users. A bursary rocking chair can be very soothing to a nursing or colicky baby. The smooth back and forth motion of the rocker can lull a baby to sleep. Rocking chairs [...]

Outdoor Seat Cushions

If you are trying to save some money when redecorating your outdoor patio or deck, one way is to replace only your outdoor seat cushions rather than replacing the furniture. Even if your furniture is looking old and weather worn, you can purchase new outdoor seat cushions that compliment your furniture nicely and create a [...]