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Are you buying a new sofa bed and want to understand the differences between the mattresses used? Or has your sofa bed mattress proven to have a shorter lifespan than the sofa bed frame?

Don’t worry - in this short guide we’ll cover all you need to know about sofa bed mattresses. You’ll discover how to measure your mattress, understand the kinds available, and select the filling that will best match your requirements.

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In the interior design world, modern modular and sectional sofas are taking leaps and bounds to become the sofa type of choice for many homes. Their intelligent design, stylish silhouettes and flexible frames offer something that’s both unique and appealing for modern-day living. Our guide will cover everything you need to know about modular sofas including their benefits, how they work and the different types of modular sofas available.

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There comes a time in the life of every living room when it needs a lift - when it starts to feel a bit tired and lacking in inspiration. But apart from the cost of overhauling your space, it’s also important to think about the environmental impact of replacing fixtures, fittings and furniture.

That’s why we’ve come up with five clever and environmentally sound ways to upgrade your living room. And the best thing is, each of our following five steps offer great value and will take just a few minutes.

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You might have heard the name Ottoman mentioned in a few contexts. First, in relation to an ancient Empire that spanned much of Europe and the Middle East. Secondly, when people are discussing furniture. So, exactly how are these two things related and, more importantly from a design point of view, what is an Ottoman and what does it do?

This guide to all things Ottoman aims to answer these questions and focus on how and why we can use them in the home.

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Attractive, family-friendly and versatile, fabric sofas can make a fantastic addition to your living space. Selecting a fabric finish for your new sofa gives you a huge range of colours and textures to choose from. Add a touch of luxury with irresistible velvet or create a clean, contemporary finish with stylish linen.

Whether you’re looking for a fabric corner sofa, a sofa bed or a spacious 3-seater, our fabric sofas buying guide will help you get it just right. Here’s how to find the perfect piece for your home.

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For those wanting to lead a more eco-conscious lifestyle, one of the hardest things to change and improve on is furniture. Large chain stores within the furniture industry often have a high carbon footprint thanks to the manufacturing processes. But, the majority are trying to move in the right direction and making small changes wherever possible to become more eco-friendly.

It’s not easy creating and sourcing sustainable furniture...but it’s also not impossible. In this guide, we’ll be going through what exactly to look out for when buying eco-friendly furniture and how to make sustainable choices when it comes to shopping.

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For those wanting to lead a more eco-conscious lifestyle, one of the hardest things to change and improve on is furniture. Large chain stores within the furniture industry often have a high carbon footprint thanks to the manufacturing processes. But, the majority are trying to move in the right direction and making small changes wherever possible to become more eco-friendly.

It’s not easy creating and sourcing sustainable furniture...but it’s also not impossible. In this guide, we’ll be going through what exactly to look out for when buying eco-friendly furniture and how to make sustainable choices when it comes to shopping.

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Not only does an armchair provide extra seating for guests, but it’s also a way of tying a room together and making a stylish statement. And, with just a little bit of imagination, you can create several cosy corners on the landing, under the stairs or in a window alcove to enjoy a good book or just have some much needed ‘me-time’.

Armchairs make a wonderful addition to the home so if you’re thinking about buying one, keep reading this guide which features some helpful armchair buying and styling tips.

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