CATEGORY: Tips & Tricks
Handy suggestions from inside the industry...you'll be an expert in no time!
Furniture Financing FAQs
Financing can be a really useful tool for furniture shopping, but how does it work? What are the pros and cons?
Pantone's 2023 Color of the Year
This year’s Color of the Year is...pure joy, encouraging experimentation and self-expression without restraint, an electrifying, and a boundaryless shade that is manifesting as a stand-out statement.
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Moving a Sofa By Yourself
Are you about to take on the unenviable task of moving a sofa by yourself? Fear not- this handy guide from mymovingreviews.com gives step-by-step details on the best ways to move your sofa by yourself.
How To Clean Leather
Leather is known for its unique look, its softness, and its durability- however, it does require some extra maintenance and some special steps if you spill something on it. Click here for a handy guide!
Child-Proofing Your Home: A Guide
Tall furniture can be a hazard in your home if it isn't secured properly. Here is a guide (with video) about how to prevent this by installing an anti-tip kit on your furniture.
Quick & Easy Living Room Updates
Given the chance, we think many people would take the opportunity to update their living room- but not everyone has the budget to start from scratch or hire an interior designer. With that in mind, here are six tips for updating that living room on a budget!
Do I Really Need a Rug Pad?
It can be annoying to find the perfect area rug for your home and then have to spend even more money for a rug pad- but here are some reasons why it can be a good investment!
FEATURED: Five Common Furniture Buying Mistakes
This article contains some of the most common mistakes our customers make when ordering new furniture. Help yourself avoid the headache and get everything right the first time!
10 Backyard Party Tips for Outdoor Entertaining
'Tis the season for outdoor entertaining! Here are some great tips from a blog called XO Ashley for getting everything ready for your next gathering.
Seven Tips to Spice Up a Neutral Space
If you're noticing that more and more things these days are in neutral colors, you're not wrong! Entire home interiors are painted neutral more than ever, and many large furniture pieces are neutral as well. Here are some tips to help you spice up all these neutral tones!
Ten Terms, Part III
The third version of our article with ten furniture terms to know. This way, you can know exactly what to ask for when you go shopping without any confusion!
14 Things You're Doing That Are Ruining Your Sofa
Lifestyle blogger Jill Nystul from onegoodthingbyjillee.com offers some great tips on what to avoid when it comes to your new sofa. Check out this wonderful advice for keeping your sofa looking as good for as long as possible!
Ten More Furniture Terms To Know
Our first article about furniture terms was so successful, that we decided to write another one! Check out these terms to know before you go shopping.
Advice from Our Delivery Team
We've been making deliveries to local homes for over 70 years, and our delivery team has picked up some helpful tips. These simple tips can help you have a simple and smooth experience with your furniture delivery!
FEATURED Video: Sleep Roundtable Series
We've gathered some experts to talk about sleep- why is important? Why do you even need it? This video features expert opinions from Suburban Furniture's team as well as representatives from some of the nation's top sleep companies, including Sealy, Tempur-pedic, and Bed-Gear.
Tips From Our Back Office
Here are some great suggestions from the team in our back office. These will help you have an easy experience when calling or reaching out!
Ten Furniture Terms to Know
When you're buying something, a lot of lingo can get thrown around that leaves a customer feeling confused or frustrated. Here is a list of ten important terms to know before you go shopping, so you can know what you're talking about!
Advice from Suburban's Salespeople
Suburban's salespeople are a great resource for advice and knowledge. Here are some tips they wanted to pass along to our Learning Center readers for how to make your furniture shopping trip as smooth as possible.
Advice From Our Service Manager
Our service manager, Gene, has been in the industry for almost 45 years. He has a great perspective on which of our manufacturers are the most reliable, and he has a few pieces of advice to pass along to keep your furniture looking great!
Ten Design Tips to Try While Stuck Inside
Not only are you stuck inside these days, but you're stuck looking at the same old furniture each day. Here are some tips from our Store Designer, Paul, about how to freshen up your space without leaving your house!
Recliner Buying Guide
A comfortable recliner can be the most popular piece of furniture in your home. But with so many choices these days, how do you know if one is right for you? Check out our buying guide for a comprehensive list of things to look for when you're shopping.
Which Dining Table Height is Right For Me?
There are a ton of options these days if you're shopping for a new dining room set. One of the most important things to consider is whether to get a standard, counter, or bar height table. Which is right for you?
The Truth About Furniture Delivery
There are a ton of options when it comes to getting your new furniture delivered. What are they? What might the best option be for you? Check inside for more!
A Guide to Pet-Friendly Furniture
Many of us at Suburban Furniture are pet owners- in fact, the pets in the pictures belong to Suburban employees. We understand that they're an important part of your home, but they can be tough on furniture. How can you make it easier? Check inside for more!
Tips From an Interior Designer
Ali is a superstar when it comes to interior design. She's one of Suburban's licensed Interior Designers. Check out our latest blog entry for tips and tricks about interior design, right from a designer!
Nine Tips to Make Your Furniture Shopping Trip Go Smoothly
Furniture shopping doesn't have to be difficult, and nobody wants to spend their entire weekend wandering aimlessly through a showroom. Check out these helpful tips and tricks to make your furniture shopping trip go as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
A Guide to Furniture Prices
When it comes to furniture shopping, there are a ton of different options at a ton of different price points. What makes each one different? Check inside for more information!
Is a Custom Sofa Right For Me?
Furniture that is customizable can be a great option for many families. But is it the right choice for you? Check out our list of pros and cons to help you decide.
How Do I Get Rid of My Old Furniture?
You've just ordered some new furniture- how exciting! But what do you do with your old furniture? See inside for some great tips and tricks!