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Recreate Your Space with Colour

Every year end comes with the excitement of the new Pantone colour of the year announcement in our industry. Designers, decorators, taste makers alike share their predictions in the few months and weeks leading up to Pantone’s reveal. We are always keeping our ears and eyes open when it comes to these colour predictions, as we […]

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Solid Wood vs. Veneer: How it’s Made

When it comes to purchasing case goods, there is a common misconception that we hear all the time – solid wood is better than veneer. Misconceptions As you may remember from a previous blog on this topic, this is not always the case! Veneer has some great attributes, and is an option that should not […]

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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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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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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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The Amish Tradition: It’s about Quality and Choice

Here at Birchwood Furniture Galleries, we pride ourselves in providing our clients with choice, so, when we were given the opportunity to carry the line, we jumped at it! Hand made in barns in Indiana, each Borkholder piece is one-of-a-kind with the option of customization to fit your needs and specifications. This product truly is a great fit […]

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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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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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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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