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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Building a Sofa Your Lifestyle Will Love

In many ways, the sofa is the centrepiece of your home. It is where you gather with friends and family to catch up, tell stories, and share fond memories. A sofa is the setting for afternoon naps, childhood wrestling matches, and profound conversations. When you choose a sofa, it is important that it can fill...
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Making Your Home Office Work for You

A large portion of productivity can be traced back to the space in which you work. To yield truly effective results, an office must be aesthetically pleasing without being distracting; it must be soothing while still being effective and organized. Although it may not be the most obvious concept, designing and furnishing your home office...
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Under the Veneer: Smart Shopping for Home Furnishings

These days, furniture companies have broad selections and many confusing terms. They insist they use only the finest materials. They promise they have tested the quality of every piece they sell. They assure you their products will last. But then you take home your new furniture and within months, those pieces quickly lose their appeal,...
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Space planning: What Birchwood can do to help meet your personal furniture needs

Remember when we taught you what to bring with you when shopping for furniture? Now we will dig deeper into what Birchwood Furniture Galleries can do to help you with your individual needs when planning a refresh in your home. Measurements There is nothing worse than buying a beautiful sofa or dining table, only to...
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Fabrics 101

Choice is very important to us at Birchwood Furniture Galleries. When you shop with us, we want you to get exactly what you need for your home. In order for you to do that, understanding the differences in materials and how to choose what’s right for your household is essential. Natural vs Man-made Fabrics Man-made...
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Choosing the Best Area Rug for your Space

Nothing pulls together a space like an area rug! Whether they are used to define an open plan space or to anchor a seating arrangement, area rugs bring warmth, texture, colour and pattern to any space. Despite the area rug being a traditional component of home decor, our clients often ask us questions about the...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Mattress Shopping

Ever wondered how to shop for a new mattress? Wonder no more! Today, at Birchwood Furniture Galleries, we’re talking about the do’s and don’ts of mattress shopping. We know that finding a comfortable, quality mattress can be a bit of a challenge and we want you to rest easy knowing you have chosen well.  Do...
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Creating an Office to Inspire

We know that there are few things less inspiring than being stuck behind a boring desk all day. It’s hard to feel motivated to plug through your work when your furnishings and surrounding four walls are as drab as the paperwork you’re completing. All the more reason to invest some time and energy into livening...
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