Safety regulations allowing upholstery to be made without flame retardants have gone into effect resulting in some suppliers and retailers to shun product using the chemicals.New safety regulations allow upholstered furniture to be made without flame retardants, but consumers may find it … [Read more...] about Furniture Companies Shifting from Flame Retardants
Stanley Furniture has reversed its decision to vacate the youth and nursery furniture category and will introduce a collection in April at the High Point Market.The case goods company announced last April that it would shutter its Young America business because the division couldn’t achieve the … [Read more...] about Stanley Furniture – Back into Youth & Nursery Furniture
U.S. retail sales slipped 0.9 percent in December as demand for goods fell nearly across the board. The bright spot for the home furnishings industry, receipts at furniture stores climbed 0.8 percent.The U.S. Commerce Dept. said retail sales excluding cars, gasoline, building materials and food … [Read more...] about December Retail Sales Slip – Furniture Sales Up
New Carnaval Cheese Board added to the ever growing line up of products from Rooms Delivered. Brightly colored handled stainless steel cheese tools, along with a beautiful bamboo case, make this the most festive cheese board.Features: Cutting board folds into a compact bamboo case for easy … [Read more...] about Carnaval Cheese Board – New!
Are you, your friends, or family moody? Could be lack of sleep. The body and mind need rest, and if your not getting it, your health as well as mood could be at risk. The latest Sleep in America poll conducted by the NSF shows a big problem with mood disorders from lack of sleep. This poll shows the … [Read more...] about Does Lack of Sleep Affect Mood?
Designer Benjamin Hubert has build the worlds lightest table. Using aircraft plywood, which is much lighter than your typical home plywood, Hubert set out to do, what no other has done.The ripple style plywood is ultra strong, using ripples helps keep weight to a minimum. Although challenges … [Read more...] about World’s Lightest Table
Furniture companies & non profits all across America are coming together to help victims of hurricane sandy rebuild their lives and add a little comfort with home furnishings.When Dawn Martinez went back to Locust Point last Friday after four weeks of uncertainty, a new home was waiting for … [Read more...] about Furniture Companies Help Sandy Victims
Pellet stoves are becoming very popular alternatives to traditional heating systems like electricity, natural gas & heating oil. The warmth of a wood stove appeals to many homeowners as much for its practicality (it can cut down on heating costs) as for the undeniable charm it adds to a room. For … [Read more...] about Pellet Stoves An Eco-Friendly Heating Option
Highwood USA, a producer of synthetic wood located in the Tidewood Industrial Park, received certification under OSHA’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) program today. SHARP recognizes employers that have developed and maintain an exemplary safety and health management … [Read more...] about Highwood USA has become SHARP!
Ever wanted a Green Fireplace? Their showing up more and more at retailers around the world. Green fireplaces use green products for combustible sources. One new product is the plywood fireplace.Ventless fireplaces are catching on with homeowners, seen as environmentally friendly ways to spot-warm … [Read more...] about Green Fireplaces Coming To Town