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News and tips from the furniture experts at Hafers Home Furnishings in Manteca, California.

How to Care for Wood Furniture

Quality wood furniture is an investment in your home. Our tips on caring for wood furniture will help you tackle dust, fingerprints, water spots, and light scratches to ensure that your wood furnishings remain beautiful for years to come.

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Upholstery Cleaning: How to Care for Fabric and Leather Furniture

If you’ve ever dealt with dust, dirt, or stains on your fabric and leather furniture, you know cleaning furniture and fighting stains can be a chore. Our tips on caring for fabric and leather furniture will help you tackle those tough cleaning jobs and keep your home furnishings looking great for years to come.

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Design Tips: How to Choose a Sofa

Your sofa is one of the most important investments you’ll make for your home and your family. Our tips on how to choose the right sofa for your space will help you shop smart as you make an investment in your comfort and home.

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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 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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Make the Most of Your Home

Your home is a haven and creating an inviting, welcoming space begins with your lifestyle. To establish a well-thought-out design that reflects your values and accommodates your needs, focus on how each room functions for the way you live.

Start with purpose
Give each area of your home a purpose. Planning a specific function and feel for every room simplifies the design process and helps you make furnishing decisions based on the setting you want to create: a formal dining room for entertaining, a casual entertainment space for teens, a relaxed living room for the entire family to gather, or anything in between.

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How to Choose Quality Furniture

If you’re in the process of choosing new furniture for your home, you’ll want to go beyond appearance. Quality goes much deeper than external characteristics—what lies inside determines the real quality of your new sofa or hardwood dresser. Our tips on choosing quality furniture will help you find pieces built to last.

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When it comes to solid hardwood furniture like an entertainment center or dining set, pay attention to the construction. Joint construction is the main characteristic of quality wood furniture, so check for dovetail joints, reinforcing corner blocks, and wooden dowels or screws.

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