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Tips and Trends from Jackie

Your comfy place to find out about the latest tips and trends in the home furnishings industry.

Tips & Trends

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/safety-tips-tip-over-prevention
12.05.09

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 8,000-10,000 people are injured by falling furniture each year. A majority of these victims are children.

The American Home Furnishings Alliance is at the forefront of efforts to update the industry’s voluntary furniture tip...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/keeping-rooms-safe-toddlers
11.15.09

We recently got a question from a mother who said,

Our three-year-old is a real climber! We have several bookshelves in the family room, and I'm afraid he'll pull one over on himself trying to climb it. How can we make the room safer?

A lot!

According...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/quick-tips-care-indoor-furniture
11.05.09

Furniture plays an important part in our lives and in our homes. That is why it is essential to care for our furniture to ensure its longevity and cleanliness. By using a little common sense, a little patience and some elbow grease, our home furnishings will last several lifetimes.

Here...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/quick-tips-care-outdoor-furniture
10.04.09

With a few simple steps, you can keep your outdoor furniture looking fresh and new for many years.

The American Home Furnishings Alliance offers the following care and maintenance tips:

Aluminum Frames

Clean with mild soap and water. For non-textured surfaces...

http://www.findyourfurniture.com/blog/starting-one
09.30.09

Here’s a question we recently received (and hear relatively often):

My fiancée and I will be married soon. We don't have much furniture and we'd like to purchase one nice piece to start our married life together. What do you suggest as a good first piece for a young couple?...