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How to Care for and Clean Your Solid Wood Furniture

With a special ability to add warmth, elegance and style to your living space, solid wood furniture makes a lasting impression. Let us help you keep it looking good.

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Who still cares about Buy it For Life?

Much like those big milestones of landing the perfect job, finishing grad school, marriage, having kids or buying a home, furniture purchases are also a testament to your state in life. There’s nothing wrong with the ‘put it together yourself’ and ‘use it only as long as necessary’ phase of our younger years. For many it’s a rite of passage and absolutely necessary to even begin to understand and appreciate the next step where the ‘buy it for life’, or as it has come to be known BIFL, ideology starts making sense. Modern Bungalow is proud to be in good company...

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The Sustainability of Solid Wood Furniture

Hearing the word sustainability may trigger thoughts about ways to live differently, like putting solar panels up or changing the type of light bulbs used. You may even think about sustainability in terms of the current trend of economic growth. But do you ever think about it in relation to the type of furniture you buy? While it may not be the first place you consider environmental responsibility, the type of furniture you decide to invest in is impactful. Sure, it may take three IKEA dining table purchases in the course of five years to finally realize why budgeting for...

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Simply Amish: A Cut Above the Rest

We dive into the history, the process, and the features that separate Simply Amish from the rest of the field. When it comes to quality craftsman Amish furniture, Simply Amish stands apart due to their quality standards and standard features including SmartSlides, one-piece drawer fronts, and a luxurious catalyzed varnish finish.

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Quarter Sawn vs Flat Sawn Oak: The Ultimate Guide

Quarter Sawn vs Flat Sawn Oak. A quick guide to the processes and the differences between quarter sawn oak wood and flat, or plain, sawn oak wood. Structural as well as visual differences are examined and recommendations on which type of cut to choose are made.

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