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Your Guide to Sectionals and Sofas

Are you ready to make an investment in your home and family with a new sofa or sectional? Here’s everything you need to know to create the perfect living room seating arrangement that the whole family will love.

Sofa vs. Sectional: Which One is Right for You?

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Upholstery Cleaning: How to Care for Fabric and Leather Furniture

If you’ve ever dealt with dust, dirt, or stains on your fabric and leather furniture, you know cleaning furniture and fighting stains can be a chore. Our tips on caring for fabric and leather furniture will help you tackle those tough cleaning jobs and keep your home furnishings looking great for years to come.

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Flexsteel: America’s Seating Specialist

Growing from a small factory in Minneapolis to a leading operation throughout the U.S., Flexsteel carries forward a tradition of quality started over 100 years ago. Founded in 1983 as Rolph & Ball Furniture Company, Flexsteel has specialized in upholstered furniture for more than a century.

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How to Choose Quality Furniture

If you’re in the process of choosing new furniture for your home, you’ll want to go beyond appearance. Quality goes much deeper than external characteristics—what lies inside determines the real quality of your new sofa or hardwood dresser. Our tips on choosing quality furniture will help you find pieces built to last.

Wood Furniture
When it comes to solid hardwood furniture like an entertainment center or dining set, pay attention to the construction. Joint construction is the main characteristic of quality wood furniture, so check for dovetail joints, reinforcing corner blocks, and wooden dowels or screws.

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How to Choose the Perfect Recliner for Him

There’s nothing Dad loves more than kicking back in a comfortable chair on a Sunday afternoon or at the end of a long day. Finding a recliner that’s a good fit for him and his lounging needs is simple with our tips.

Think Comfort
When it comes to recliners, comfort is key. You’ll want to select a recliner that offers total body and lumbar support, with a headrest that will cushion his head and neck. Look for a chair with a deep comfortable seat and plush cushioned back, and test the footrest to make sure that it’s comfortable and easy to adjust when he puts his feet up.

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