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 – 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 Reviews Decorating on a Budget!

We would all like to hire a decorator to assist us in decorating our home, but sometimes it’s not in the budget. A qualified decorator can cost from $100 to $200 an hour. At Casco Bay Furniture Review I decided to interview Eva, an old acquaintance of mine. Eva is probably one of the most artistically talented individuals I have ever met and certainly one of the best decorators I know. Eva, how...
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Casco Bay Furniture Reviews How To Clean Slipcover Furniture?

This is a question that many people have asked us at Casco Bay Furniture and one I am personally interested in as I have a white sofa and 2 white chairs in my own living room. I also have a wood burning stove and the inevitable dust that goes along with it. We clean the stove almost every morning in the winter, and no matter what I do, soot escapes during the cleaning procedure. Urgghh. So let...
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