Casco Bay Furniture features D Ross – Designer Extraordinaire

We have all admired a beautiful piece of furniture, a sofa, a dining room table, but have you ever wondered how it goes from concept to reality? Surely it must be a complex process. Think about it. Take a sofa, for example. Not only does it have to look good, it has to sit good for the vast amount of people—with all of their different sizes, heights and shapes—who are considering purchasing...
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Casco Bay Furniture – Those Dastardly Cats and Upholstered Furniture

At Casco Bay Furniture we recently had a customer call us. Their new leather sofas had just been delivered and they were afraid to uncover it because of their cat. I had a chuckle, but I do understand the dilemma, as I also have a cat. The cat’s name is Max and he’s a tuxedo cat. My wife and daughter love that cat. I would say on average the cat gets about a hundred kisses a day (and yes, I...
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Casco Bay Furniture – A Conversation With the Leather Doctor

Do you have a favorite leather chair that’s been part of the family for many years that needs some TLC, or a leather sofa that met with an unfortunate accident, or damaged from an exuberant family pet? I talked to Sharon Brown, the owner and sole operator of  The Leather Doctor located in Southern California. At Casco Bay Furniture we  think Sharon is one of the best leather tech’s in...
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Casco Bay Furniture Review of Furniture Protection Plans (Extended Warranty) Worth the Money?

There is some controversy about furniture protection as they can be costly. Some people say they are great and some people say they are a waste of money.  Which is it?  Casco Bay Furniture Review  decided to have a look at this topic. In my previous (work) incarnation, I was a rep for a major furniture protection plan company. I personally trained thousands of retailers in how to sell...
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Musings of an Old Furniture Rep—“Directions…Maine Style”

As I mentioned earlier, I traveled Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont as a furniture rep from the early seventies to the late nineties. Of course, during most of this time, there were no GPS navigation systems for your car and cell phones were still kind of new. I was lucky if I remembered to bring a map. I had an account in north eastern Maine, across from Mount Washington in New Hampshire...
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