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How long does it take to receive custom solid wood furniture?

There are many situations whereby you will need new furniture: purchase or building of a new dwelling, a flood in your basement, an accidental fire, divorce, marriage, moving away to school or even a new job. You are then faced with filling spaces in your rooms, adding to existing collections (which may be discontinued), looking for storage solutions or even looking for that very special bespoke piece of furniture to create the WoW factor you have been longing for. You shop online, visit stores and you simply can’t find that special piece of a certain dimension, colour or finish etc.–...

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What is oak wood and why is it used for furniture?

Oak is hardwood species found Europe and North America. But whether your pieces are produced from European or North American Oak there are really only two basic varieties red oak and white oak. The grain is similar in both the red and white wood types, but white oak has longer rays and is the more durable of the two especially for furniture and is ideal for outdoor use!  How do i tell the difference between white and red oak? Please read on to this article for tons of great information.  Here is an interesting little fact, did you know that...

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Shop savvy on the Internet...

Savvy buyers can get great deals on the internet, but sometimes it can go horribly wrong. It's always worth taking the time to read customers comments about online retailers. When reading the reviews, has the retailer addressed the concern to resolve the issue? Caring for your clients is very important.  It takes the buying "blind" fear away and really is the very best indicator of what you can expect in terms of product and customer service. Previous customers of a retailer often put on line their bad experiences if they are un-happy with the store for some reason or another....

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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?

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Home staging with Rustic Furniture Outlet

Home staging with Rustic Furniture Outlet

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