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We get it – money doesn’t grow on trees

We get it – money doesn’t grow on trees

Sometimes you find the perfect piece for your home or office but it doesn’t quite fit your budget. That’s why we let you Name Your Price. How does it work? Anywhere you see the “Make an Offer” button, simply click, enter your desired price, and submit. We’ll notify you via email if we’ve accepted, countered, or rejected your offer. If accepted, you’ll be able to securely place your order. It’s that easy! How much should I offer?   Please, we implore you, be reasonable! Offers closer to the original price have a greater chance of being accepted (think circa 5%,...

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Can shipping really be free?

Can shipping really be free?

As many of you have come to discover browsing our site, 90% of our furniture is fully assembled therefore lending to shipping costs which can be costly (location based) as they are too large for Canada Post, FedEx or UPS ground services.  So how come some stores offer free shipping and others don't? How does it work and how does it affect you, the client?   Let's talk about the pros and cons of FREE SHIPPING The bottom line is shipping is never really free but in reality its just built into the cost of the product... Here’s a dirty little secret that...

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Is there a difference between Sheesham, Shisham and Rosewood? Or just commercial branding?

Is there a difference between Sheesham, Shisham and Rosewood? Or just commercial branding?

The market craze in most furniture stores in Canada is that fancy exotic and showy wood known to most as Indian Rosewood. You can quickly identify it, as it sets itself apart with a distinctive and strong natural grain pattern of normally 2 tones.  The dark brown tones (varies from golden brown to red-brown color)  are the heartwood (inner wood) which is very hard, strong and durable. The sapwood of rosewood is straw-colored. If you were to travel to northern India, Pakistan or Nepal, it grows up to a maximum of 25 m (82 ft) in height and 2 to 3...

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Home staging with Rustic Furniture Outlet

Home staging with Rustic Furniture Outlet

Trying to sell your home?  The whole point of home staging is to get potential buyers to see themselves living in that house, cottage or condo. Remember your home is one of the biggest investments you have; show it off the best way you can to gain that extra revenue. Whether you stage yourself or hire a professional, if potential buyers are enticed and will really appreciate the dwelling at its fair value, they will be willing to pay your asking price.  Few key notes to remember:  De-clutter your home as potential buyers want as much space possible Clean and Fix...

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Lighting is everything... well not quite but...

Lighting is everything... well not quite but...

Lighting in a room is the first thing that sets the atmosphere.  For instance, you would not expect a high end restaurant to be lit by fluorescent lights, you would expect a soft romantic ambiance right? Similarly in your home, different rooms, require different styles and forms of lighting.  Trends come and go but one thing remains constant and that is the level of light that is required to support a room's functionality.  Kitchens for example require good bright light when they are in use, when not in use the light needs to be subdued to set a more relaxed mood....

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