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Furniture Buying Guides

Fill your home with the furniture and accessories that will suit your life and your style. Do you need a couch that's cushy and soft and ideal for entertaining? How about a small love seat to place in front of a window? Simplify your search for the perfect furniture by using our helpful tips and tricks. Read our buying guides for beds, dining room tables, and more. Plus, learn how to properly care for the pieces you already own to keep them looking as good as new despite years of use. Start by reading through our furniture glossary to learn the terms you'll likely hear as you begin shopping. Then browse through our helpful furniture buying guides to learn the ins and outs of every style of furniture, from upholstered couches to wooden tables to leather chairs. Check out our helpful bed-buying guide to help you find the bed frame, mattress, and bedding that will suit your sleeping needs and your bedroom space. Finally, use our helpful leather, wood, and upholstered furnishing care guides to ensure your furniture stays looking fresh and new even after years of use.

Furniture Trends to Try

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Ultimate Guide to Beds

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Choosing Furniture for Small Spaces

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Small-Space Sofas

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Furniture for Small Bedrooms

Choosing the right furniture for your small bedroom can maximize space and mak...

Small-Space Desks

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Leather Buying Tips

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Beautiful Bedroom Collections from Raymour & Flanigan

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When to Buy Vintage, When to Buy New

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Stylemaker Secrets: Secondhand Finds

Thrift stores, flea markets and garage sales are all filled with...

Expert Tips for Choosing Flexible Furniture

To earn a place in today's busy homes, furniture needs to look good and work...

Buying Wood Furniture

Find out more about various furniture wood types, their construction, and tips...

Wood Furnishings Care

Should you dust, clean, or wax your wood furniture? Read these suggestions...

Stylish Living Room Collections from Raymour & Flanigan

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Buying Upholstered Furniture

Whether you buy new, vintage, or antique furniture, quality construction and...

Our Favorite Colors by Raymour & Flanigan

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Classic Dining Room Collections from Raymour & Flanigan

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Adorable Kids' Rooms from Raymour & Flanigan

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Furniture Shopping 101

Shop smart for indoor, outdoor, and leather furniture.

Dining Rooms from Raymour & Flanigan

Get inspired by these dining room sets by Raymour & Flanigan

Leather Furniture Care

Saddle up to learn more about caring for leather and suede furnishings.

Campaign Furniture

In the past, campaign furniture brought style, comfort, and function to far...

Upholstered Furnishings Care

Not all upholstered furniture is the same! Understanding the basics of fabrics...

Leather Furniture Facts and Care Tips

Learn what you need to know about leather furnishings and how it compares to...

Furniture Glossary

For other decorating terms, see our General Decorating Glossary.

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