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The Do’s & Don’ts of Buying Furniture

The excitement of buying furniture is certainly one of the best feelings! We understand just how ecstatic our customers feel when it comes to buying new furnishings to add to their homes. This excitement however, can often cloud our judgement when it comes to...

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How to Create Your Perfect Dining Room

A dining room is a great social space and brilliant addition to any home. It is wonderful to come home and have dinner surrounded by friends or family. Even if you live alone, nothing compares to dining in a relaxing comfortable space that you love. Of course,...

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Mental Health: The importance of sleep

Sleep usually takes up a significant amount of time in our everyday lives. It is incredibly important to prioritise it because, a good night’s sleep is essential for your mental health. At Furniture Factory we pride ourselves on stocking the best quality mattresses...

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Foam vs Spring Mattress: Which Should You Choose?

Mattresses come in different materials and sizes, so you know that you’re sure to find one that is perfect for you. However, with so many different options, the big question is – foam vs spring mattress, which should you choose? Having so many options can make it...

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4 Benefits of Riser Recliner Chairs

A popular option for many, there are many benefits of riser recliner chairs. In general, mobility furniture is a fantastic option for many people. Whether you have mobility problems due to ageing or because of other health issues or disabilities, mobility furniture...

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Hypnos Beds Receives Carbon Neutral Certification

A British family-run business, Hypnos is one of the best manufacturers in the furniture industry. They have become renowned for their high-quality products and excellent craftsmanship of mattresses and beds. In actual fact, they have been perfecting the art of...

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Our Simple Sofa Buying Guide

A sofa is built to last for years. I know that some households may have a sofa that is 20+ years old! But there will come a time when you need to part with what has become a treasured part of the home and replace your sofa with a new one. Buying a new sofa can be...

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How to Look After Your Leather Sofa

It’s important to know how to look after your sofa over Christmas. It’s the heart of the living room and sees a lot of usage. It’s where we relax at the end of a hard day at work, where we often sit to watch TV and where we sometimes sit to eat dinner. Although...

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Material Shortages in the Furniture Industry

  This year has been a difficult time for the furniture industry, but at Furniture Factory we have still strived to provide you with the high-quality products and services you have come to know us for. However, following an update from the British Furniture...

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The History of the Sofa

Have you ever wondered about the history behind your beloved soap opera companion? Today, we are going to tell you all you need to know about the history of your sofa! The term sofa originated from ancient Egypt (2000BC) from the Arabic word ‘suffah’ that loosely...

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