Casco Bay Furniture – Sofa Cushions… Should I Choose Attached or Loose?

I received an email last week which said… I am in the process of shopping for furniture. I have always liked loose cushions, but I am seeing LOTS of pieces now with attached cushions and the salespeople say that these tend to wear better because of how they are constructed. I am mostly concerned with wear-ability and comfort. Any thoughts? To distinguish the different kinds of cushions, when we...
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Casco Bay Furniture – What Mattress Should I Buy?

I’ve been noticing lately when I wake up I’ve been feeling kind of tired, my back aches and I don’t seem to have the bounce in my step that I used to. The Wife says I often wake her up with my tossing and turning. It occurred to me that perhaps it was my mattress and decided to have a look. What I saw when I removed the sheets and mattress pad was a 20-year-old mattress that looked like the...
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Casco Bay Furniture – An Interview with a Home Delivery Expert

Most of us don’t realize all that is involved in the delivering furniture over long distances and having it arrive in perfect condition. I decided to call Rick, the general manager of one of the two home delivery companies we use at Casco Bay Furniture. Rick, how did you learn about the furniture home delivery business? I first learned the business at Sun Delivery, which today is considered...
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Casco Bay Furniture – Dust Mite Allergies and Upholstered Furniture

I believe that, if you are going to own fabric upholstery, slipcovers are the way to go. Aesthetically, they are not quite as tailored as a fully upholstered sofa, but in the long run, they are healthier, changeable, and in my opinion a much better investment. Let me tell you why. The Healthy Sofa Did you know the average upholstered sofa has over 2,000,000 dust mites, as well as a host of...
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Casco Bay Furniture – What’s so Hard About Doing a Great Furniture Delivery?

My name is Richard and I handle the delivery part of the business for Casco Bay Furniture. Four years ago, I had a full head of dark brown hair. Now I’m all gray…like all the presidents (Clinton, Bush, Obama). As any online furniture retailer will tell you, the biggest problem in this business is shipping your product quickly and free of damage. Every online furniture retailer is part of the...
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