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Regardless if you are looking to buy a new couch, replace a chair or select a new dining room set, we can help with useful advice about furniture.

Top 10 Hand-Crafted Custom Furniture Companies

There are a lot of great companies out there making hand-crafted furniture, but here is our top 10 based on their commitment to quality and design. Simply Amish Simply Amish furniture has been handcrafting quality solid wood Amish made furniture since...

Not all Furniture is Created Equally – You Get What You Pay For

When you go shopping for furniture, whether it's a new bed or a lounge suite, it is obvious that price differences can be vast. Whilst you can certainly get quality items at lower discount prices, generally you need to...

Selecting Dining Room Chairs – Size, Material & Style

The dining room is an odd little room in our homes. Some homes have large rooms furnished with a dining table, 8 chairs and a hutch full of china. Other homes call a corner of the kitchen the dining...

Buying a New Couch – Is Leather the Best Choice?

Whether you just can’t get rid of that stain on your old couch, the fabric doesn’t match your taste anymore, or you’re moving to a new place and need something to fill a bigger (or smaller) space, it’s time...

The Disadvantages of Pressboard Furniture

The period of your late twenties and early thirties is an odd one. You’re way past the point where you can get by on a twenty dollar hand me down sofa and a few milk crates while you’re still...

Buying New Furniture – Couches, Sofas and Chairs

Buying new furniture can be an exciting adventure, but it can also be quite costly at times. Most people who are looking to buy home furniture want to get the best quality for the best price possible. Furniture can...

Buying Living Room Furniture

The time has come for you to purchase some living room furniture. For some this can be a very exciting experience. For others it can be a stressful time. What type of furniture do I need? What is my...

Caring for Leather Furniture – Sofas and Chairs

There is something very special about leather furniture, be it couches, chairs or luxurious leather beds. But like all types of furniture, it needs to well cared for and properly maintained. The thing is that leather is quite different to...

Things to Consider when Buying Kitchen Chairs

Not everybody has chairs in their kitchen. But if you have a family, and plan to eat in your kitchen rather than in a formal dining room (or have everyone eating off their laps in the living room watching...

How to Clean and Care for Leather Dining Room Chairs

Leather has come of age in the realm of dining chairs, and whether you are furnishing your own home or an up-market restaurant, leather is certainly a material to seriously consider. Not only do leather dining room chairs look...

Caring for a Fabric Sofa – Prevention and Stain Removal

Regardless of what type of fabric your sofa is made of, caring for a fabric sofa offers its share of challenges. After all, life does not revolve around keeping the sofa clean. Things happen. And of course, when they do happen, we want to remove the remnants of those...

Things to Consider when Buying Kitchen Chairs

Not everybody has chairs in their kitchen. But if you have a family, and plan to eat in your kitchen rather than in a formal dining room (or have everyone eating off their laps in the living room watching TV), it's a good idea to have a table and...

Cleaning Solid Wood Furniture – Sprays and Waxes

If you look after solid wood furniture and clean it regularly, not only will it last a very long time, but it will also look good for many years. If you don't look after it, you will find that it becomes dirty and possibly also greasy and grimy. If...

Company Profile

Bracko Brothers

It’s been 30 years since their doors opened. What’s the story behind their continued success? In 1983, the Bracko family purchased the “Oak Shoppe”, which...

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