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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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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Benchmade Upholstery: The Difference Quality Makes

In our industry, there is a lot of truth to the phrase “there’s no replacing quality”. Furniture is one of those things where it can be difficult to determine what quality really is, and how to tell if the piece you are considering is made well or not. At Birchwood Furniture Galleries, we make it...
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What Makes Birchwood a One-of-a-Kind Shopping Experience?

If you have purchased furniture before, typically the experience  will be the same as you go store to store in search of your furniture pieces. At Birchwood Furniture Galleries, we offer so much more. When you shop with us, you are not only going to get the ideal furniture for your space, but you will...
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Quality Made Upholstery – From Start to Finish

Birchwood Furniture is a family owned business located right here in Calgary.  In operation since 1978, this business is now managed by the second generation of the family. Because a quality sofa can last you anywhere from 10-15 years, taking the time to consider your use, covering choice and construction quality before you buy will...
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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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Supplier Spotlight: Handstone Furniture’s Commitment to Quality and Eliminating Waste

As part of Birchwood Furniture Galleries’ dedication to excellent service and providing product knowledge, we’re bringing you another look inside one of our highly respected solid-wood furniture suppliers. You may recall a previous post about Handstone Furniture. Today, we bring you a more in-depth look at this company that has made a name for themselves...
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Supplier Spotlight: Birchwood Furniture

At Birchwood Furniture Galleries, we help our customers shop our extensive inventory to select the perfect home furniture and decor accessories. Today, we want to take you on a tour of one of our top Canadian upholstery suppliers – Birchwood Furniture. Since 1978, the Birchwood factory has been manufacturing quality fine furniture from its home...
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5 Year Anniversary Event

Since opening our Calgary store’s doors for business five years ago, we’ve seen a lot of people come through them. Many of those people have become valued clients who have returned time and time again to furnish new rooms, new properties or even just get some help with breathing new life into an old space. In honour...
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Supplier Spotlight: Handstone Furniture

In our last post, we gave you an in-depth look at one our highly reputable upholstery suppliers. This month, we want to talk about one of the most trusted custom-made, solid-wood furniture manufacturers that we have the pleasure of working with, Handstone Furniture. Handstone Furniture started in 1999 as a one-man woodworking shop. Since its...
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