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2018 Home Furnishings Survey: Outdoors is the New Indoors


According to new research, consumers use their outdoor rooms for pretty much everything they can do indoors – from using cellphones for calls and games to working on computers, watching TV, eating, exercising and, of course, relaxing.  And, since 77 percent of people agree that they enjoy spending time in their outdoor living space more than inside, it’s only fitting that 2018 furnishing trends fully address the outdoor lifestyle experience.

Alfresco Accents


Consumers outfitting their outdoor spaces in 2018 don’t need to stop with the furniture. They can select from a growing variety of accent pieces that will make their outdoor rooms just as beautiful as any indoor space.

2017 Home Furnishings Survey: More Americans Inspired by Outdoor Living


According to new research conducted on behalf of the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA), many Americans plan to use their backyards, porches and patios almost every day that weather permits this summer.

The ICFA, which represents manufacturers of outdoor furnishings who are members of the American Home Furnishings Alliance, conducted the research to find out what outdoor furnishings were at the top of consumers’ wish lists for the 2017 season.

Three Simple Steps to Furniture Safety


To Keep Children Safe, Anchor Televisions and Furniture Throughout Your Home

About three children are injured every hour in the United States when a television, piece of furniture or appliance that is not secured tips over on them, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.  In nearly 30 percent of these accidents, both a television and the furniture holding it fall.

Ready for Summer?


It’s Time to Get Outdoor Spaces Prepped for Warm Weather Relaxing and Entertaining

HIGH POINT, N.C. – With Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer just around the corner, it’s time to make sure your outdoor space is ready for relaxing and entertaining in the precious warm months ahead.

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