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The Furnitureco Blog

Whether you're moving into your new home, up-sizing or down-sizing, or just giving your home a make-over, we have plenty of helpful advice to set you on the right path to domestic bliss.

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Sustainable Wool Mattresses

With John Lewis and Waitrose announcing a partnership to bring sustainable wool mattresses to the market, we took a closer look at their environmental and economical benefits, as well as their effect on the quality of sleep

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Every Head Should Have a Bed

We’re proud to support Zarach, a small independemt charity based in Leeds, providing beds directly to kids who need them most.

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Storage Solutions for Kids

Children may be small, but when you add up all the things that go along with them you may find yourself with an overflowing room. Creating storage is the first step to getting a room under control.

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Bathroom Floor Options

It used to be the case that most bathroom floors were covered with the same ceramic tile. Nowadays that is considered outmoded. Get more creative with tiles and use two or three sizes in one floor design.

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Creating a Georgian Style for Your Home

Whatever the age of your home, you could still create a Georgian-style interior to a room or several rooms. Follow the colours and styles of the era to recreate the period.

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Choose the Right Indoor Plants for Your Home

Indoor plants can really add extra style to a room or can brighten up a dark or gloomy corner. But make sure you choose an example that it suitable for the place you intend to put it.

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Sumptuous Bathroom in a Small Space

People often worry about refitting small bathrooms but there are plenty of solutions out there. If you want a sumptuous style it’s often simply a case of being creative.

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Hiring and Using an Interior Designer

Do you want to decorate and furnish your home and don’t know where to start? If you want to make your home both comfortable and stylish then an interior designer is just the person you need.

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Styling Your Home to Maximise Sale Potential

When planning to sell your home it is important to make it appealing to potential purchasers. This could mean redecorating or even staging the home in order to get the best possible price and a quick sale.

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Period Style on a Budget

Going for an antique look on a modern day budget? Then get rummaging around car boots and charity shops or even hop across the channel for some real bargain buys!

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Which Part of the House Should I Spend My Money On?

Deciding where in your home to spend money is never easy but after assessing your lifestyle, and with the right advice, you could make the most of however much you have to ensure it really makes a difference.

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How to Choose an Eye Catching Accessory

Choosing just the right accessory can really set off the look you have created within a space but it is important to get it right otherwise it will be lost against its background or look out of place.

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Give Your Kitchen an Overnight Makeover

Changing the look of your kitchen can be refreshing and need not be expensive – and for those who worry about the process taking time, it can often be achieved overnight.

Leafy house plants

Houseplants Survival

Some people seem to find it very difficult to keep their houseplants alive, no matter how hard they try. If you want to have the aesthetic benefits and the health benefits of houseplants, here is a basic houseplant survival guide to help you keep them going.

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Choosing the Right Lighting for Your Bedroom

Whether your bedroom is a small room or a grand master suite your probably use it for more than just sleeping. Dark bedrooms are, of course, essential for when you’re catching up on your zzz’s but when you’re using your bedroom for other activities you need the right kind of lighting.

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Feng Shui for Beginners

Feng Shui is the art of balancing and harmonising the flow of natural energies in your surroundings to create beneficial effects in your life. Feng Shui can help create sacred space in your home.

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Keeping the Bathroom Fresh and Allergy Free

The bathroom can be a perfect breeding ground for mould, if you are not careful. Mould and mildew growth is obvious when it grows in bathrooms along tile grout in shower stalls, but it can also grow on shower curtains, bath mats, in sink cabinets and even on towels. Here are some tips to help you keep your bathroom fresh and allergy free.

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Decorating Rented Accommodation

Decorating a rented accommodation can be tricky, but not impossible. This article discusses how to stay within the conditions of your rental agreement, within your budget and that you work with the furniture already provided to decorate your new rented home.