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Flexsteel: America’s Seating Specialist

Growing from a small factory in Minneapolis to a leading operation throughout the U.S., Flexsteel carries forward a tradition of quality started over 100 years ago. Founded in 1983 as Rolph & Ball Furniture Company, Flexsteel has specialized in upholstered furniture for more than a century.

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Design Tips: Arranging Your Dining Room Furniture

Whether you’re redecorating your existing dining room, starting from scratch, or simply want to rearrange your furniture for a fresh new look, planning the right furniture layout is the first step. No matter the size or configuration of your space, create a warm and inviting dining room for your family and guests with our design tips.

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Design Tips: Arranging Your Living Room Furniture

For many families, the living room is the heart of the home, the place where the whole family gathers to relax, and the space to entertain friends and guests. Create a welcoming and comfortable space that everyone can enjoy with a few basic design principles.

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Hi Laurie, Yes, the sectional is from our Flexsteel line. We can't quote pricing online but if you come into the store (or call us... Read More
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Design Tips: Arranging Your Bedroom Furniture

Planning a bedroom layout is the first step to creating your ideal room. No matter the size or shape of your bedroom, a few basic design principles will help you create a bedroom you love.

Full-Size Master Bedroom
In a full-size master bedroom with high ceilings and plenty of space, select a tall and substantial headboard. For a classic bedroom layout, center your bed on the wall, flanked with bedside tables or nightstands and lamps.

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Feng Shui: Bring Harmony to Your Home

Feng shui is the art of designing with intention to create a harmonious home filled with positive energy. The energy of your space can influence your mental, emotional, and physical well-being. By implementing a few simple changes, you can shift the energy of your space to make every room feel balanced and calm.

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How to Shop for Furniture

Choosing the right furniture is an investment in your lifestyle, comfort, and home. Shop smart, save time, and find pieces that will work in your space with our furniture shopping tips.

Know your dimensions
Before you start shopping, measure your available space, including the height of the items already in the room (if you plan to shop for a new sofa, measure the height of your coffee table and side tables). Once you know your dimensions, bring a measuring tape with you to ensure that the piece you fall in love with will fit comfortably in your space (design tip: mark off the dimensions of the piece with painter’s tape to see how the size will work in the room).

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How to Arrange Your Furniture: Design Tips

Your furniture layout can instantly change the feel of your home and maximize your space. Transform your house into a place you love with our home furniture layout ideas for your living room, dining room, and bedroom.

Living Room Layouts
Arrange furniture in your living room to take advantage of a central focal point. Whether it’s a bank of windows, a large piece of artwork, or a beautiful fireplace, orient your sofa and chairs to face the view.

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Celebrating America’s Furniture Heritage

At Hafers Home Furnishings, we’re committed to the finest quality furniture. We’re proud to support the American companies designing furniture built to last for your home and your family.

La-Z-Boy
Based in Monroe, Michigan for over 85 years, La-Z-Boy has a rich history of providing American-made furniture, beginning with the world’s first recliner in 1928. From luxury lift power recliners to reclining sofas and couches, La-Z-Boy offers high quality comfort for every room in your home.

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Sleek and Stylish Power Motion Furniture

Today’s power motion furniture designs are the perfect blend of function and luxury. With styles ranging from traditional and classic to contemporary and modern, the new wave of power motion recliners, loveseats, sofas, and sectionals are comfortable and functional, making motion furniture a perfect choice for any room in your home.

Design details
With stylish design elements such as square button tufting, nailhead trim, sleek top-grain leathers, and premium fabrics, many motion pieces offer a high end look paired with the latest in comfort technology. Whether you’re relaxing with a good book or watching the big game, supportive and plush cushions provide exceptional comfort as you glide from upright to fully reclined with the touch of a button.

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Home Design Trends for 2018

Planning to refresh your home in 2018? If you’re thinking about remodeling, making significant design changes, or adding some fresh new details to your home decor, keep these design trends in mind.

Statement Making Colors
Incorporating rich colors throughout your home adds intensity, interest, and an instant focal point. Bold, intense colors such as deep ultra violet (Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year), dramatic teal blue, or warm gold will make your furniture and accessories pop, especially when paired with metallic accents.

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Your furniture layout can instantly change the feel of your home and maximize your space. Transform your house into a place you love with our home furniture layout ideas for your living room, dining r...
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Planning a bedroom layout is the first step to creating your ideal room. No matter the size or shape of your bedroom, a few basic design principles will help you create a bedroom you love.Full-Size Ma...
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