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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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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