Questions related to Furniture

  • How long does a bed last?

    On average, a bed should last between 8 and 10 years.

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  • What is an armoire?

    An armoire is a freestanding cupboard which is used for storing clothes. They typically feature an ornate design.

  • What is a memory foam mattress?

    Also called memory mattresses, this type of mattress is topped with a viscoelastic material which is temperature sensitive and molds to your shape. They are a great option for those who have painful joints.

  • How do I know if a mattress offers the right amount of support?

    Lay on your back on the bed and put your hand in the hollow of your back. You should be able to do this with a little resistance. If it is too difficult or too easy, the bed may not offer the right amount of support.

  • What sort of bed is best for a bad back?

    Although in the past it was assumed that a hard bed is better for those with a bad back, in actuality, it is important that you choose a comfortable mattress with adequate support.

  • What is an ottoman bed?

    An ottoman bed is the perfect option for those who need more storage space as the mattress base can be lifted up in order to reveal hidden storage.

  • What is the difference between a double bed and a king size bed?

    A double bed measures 54 in × 75 in where as a king-size bed measures 76 in × 80 in. A king-size bed is better suited for two people.

  • Which are the best mattress brands?

    In the USA there are a number of great mattress manufacturers; some of the best include Sealy, Serta, Simmons and Stearns & Foster.

  • What is a fitted wardrobe?

    As opposed to freestanding wardrobes, fitted wardrobes are built around the shape and size of the room for maximum storage.

  • What are the advantages of a kitchen island?

    Kitchen islands are a great way to add more counter space and storage to open plan kitchens. In addition, you can get islands with a stove top or a preparation sink.