How to Prevent & Fix Sagging Sofa Cushions

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Bringing a new sofa into your living room or home office can light up the room and bring new energy to a space. Just like buying a new car, keeping your sofa cushions in pristine condition for as long as possible is the goal.  Aside from keeping your sofa clean, what else can you do [...]

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How to Keep Your Furniture Clean from Pets

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There’s a great level of excitement when you buy new furniture for your living room, office, or bedroom, and then you remember you have pets. If your critters are notorious for climbing on your couch, knocking pillows onto the floor, or scratching your leather chair, it can be difficult to maintain your furniture.  If you [...]

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Your Guide to Buying High Quality Leather Furniture

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When selecting furniture, there are many factors to consider, including how it’s made and material. You want high-quality furniture to last for years, which is a major benefit of leather products.  Before you invest in leather furniture, it’s important to know what to look for to find a quality item. As there are several aspects [...]

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How to Tell if Furniture is Good Quality

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Buying new furniture for your home or office can be incredibly exciting. Choosing and styling some of your favourite pieces exactly how you want is a great experience, but also one that can be ruined when low-quality furniture breaks  or fabrics wear down much faster than you may have anticipated. If you have ever sat [...]

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What is Mennonite & Amish Furniture?

At Birchwood Furniture Galleries, we dedicate ourselves to showcasing the very best in furniture. When we place a piece on our showroom floor, we take the time to make sure that it upholds the Birchwood name and very few pieces reach the same quality, stability, elegance, and comfort as Amish and Mennonite furniture. The Amish [...]

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Guide: How to Maintain Solid Wood Furniture (Calgary Edition)

People have long relished the beauty, resiliency and durability of solid wood furniture. From the richness of oak to the modern appeal of maple and other wood species, solid wood furniture is a staple in many Canadian homes. But with any natural material, it is important to keep it maintained and looking its best.  Why [...]

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5 Great Living Room Combinations You Can Find At Birchwood

A living room is far more than just comfortable furniture arranged for seating. Living rooms are an opportunity to be creative with the look and feel of your home. Are you looking for cozy sofas to curl under the blankets with? Or are you planning on having an open concept with lots of room for [...]

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A Gift for Every Room: Find a Great Christmas Gift at Birchwood!

The holidays have returned once again, and once again, you find yourself struggling to uncover the perfect gifts for those who matter most to you. Rather than relying on old standbys such as a gift card or bath products, why not try something for the home? The gift of furniture is one that is always [...]

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Creating a Cosy Space for Fall; How to Add Warmth & Comfort to Your Home

There is nothing more satisfying than coming home to a warm, inviting space on a crisp fall day. As the autumn air develops its telltale chill, we all turn up our thermostats and dig out our favourite throw blankets in an attempt to stay warm. But adding warmth to your home is not simply about [...]

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