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Nov 9, 2016
There’s a seemingly endless list of things you need to buy when preparing for the arrival of a baby. Of everything on your new baby shopping list, however, there are few things more important than just buying a crib, making sure it is safe is key. Here are a few things you should consider when shopping for cribs. First, you can generally have peace of mind during the purchasing process (as long as you’re buying new, that is). All cribs are now government-regulated for safety purposes to prevent…
Nov 6, 2016
There are countless items that go into remodeling your kitchen, and one thing that should never be overlooked are your kitchen’s bar stools. Wooden bar stools serve as a great seating option that still comes at a reasonable price. But how do you find the perfect match for your kitchen? Here are a few things that can help you out. Essentially, the most important factors to consider when purchasing wooden bar stools are style, space, and comfort. After all, as nice as it is to have wood furniture…
Nov 3, 2016
When you purchase a wood furniture piece, you’re making an investment in your home. After all, these aren’t pieces of furniture that you plan on replacing after only a few months or years. Chances are, when you purchase a handmade furniture product, you’re hoping that your purchase will last a lifetime. But how can you recognize quality furniture? Here are a few key tips from the team at Swiss Valley Furniture. One of the best ways to recognize quality wood furniture is to test it out before…
Nov 1, 2016
Despite the many advances that have been made in technology and home-building over the years, many of us still long for a more rustic appearance for our homes. The farmhouse look, in particular, has become especially popular in recent years. Our handmade products can help give your entryway the throwback look you desire. One key aspect of the farmhouse entry is storage space. From storage cubbies to wall hangers, the implementation of these handmade products is vital if you wish to have an…
Oct 29, 2016
Leaves are changing colors, a cool breeze is in the air, and that can mean only one thing: football is back! Whether you root for the Bengals or the Browns (or if you prefer the winning ways of Ohio’s college football teams), the start of football is an exciting time of year in Northeast Ohio. Wooden TV stands are the perfect way to turn your living room into a football haven. At Swiss Valley Furniture, we offer several varieties of wooden TV stands to perfectly complement your home…
Oct 26, 2016
When it comes to furniture, there are plenty of storage and serving options you can purchase for your home. But as great as this selection can be, it can sometimes be confusing when you don’t understand the differences between certain furniture pieces. To help you out, here are a few key things you should know that can help you decide between buffets and servers. Buffets — Buffets are essentially the dining room version of a sideboard. These storage pieces stand on relatively high legs, leaving…
Oct 23, 2016
Of all the features you can add to your kitchen, fewer are more versatile (or flat-out useful) than kitchen islands. But what makes these kitchen features so great? Here’s a quick look at five key benefits of a kitchen island.   1.     Extra Storage Space — If a lack of cabinet space is a problem in your kitchen, an island can be the perfect storage solution. The inclusion of drawers, shelves, and cabinets provides all the storage space you need. 2.     Additional Seating — Whether they serve…
Oct 20, 2016
School is back in session, and as nice as it may be to have a bit more peace and quiet around the house, one thing is certain: heavy homework loads are on the way. And there are fewer things better equipped to help your kids do a good job on their homework than a writing desk from your favorite Northeast Ohio furniture manufacturer. At Swiss Valley Furniture, we offer a wide selection of wooden desks that serve as the perfect workstation, no matter what grade your child is in. From simple…
Oct 17, 2016
For many families, the kitchen is one of the busiest parts of the home. Whether you’re packing the kids’ lunches for the next day of school or you’re prepping a family dinner, there’s a lot of work that goes into preparing and serving food in your kitchen! Thankfully, there are a few kitchen accessories that can help ease the burden of these household chores. Breadbox: There’s nothing worse than finding out your bread has gone stale or moldy just when you’re about to start making a sandwich.…
Oct 6, 2016
When it comes to producing great-looking wood furniture, selecting the right stain to accompany your chosen type of wood is key to getting the best results. At Swiss Valley Furniture, our great selection of wood stains ensures that each of our handmade products will look exactly how you want. While we offer several varieties of natural stains, dark stains, and other finishing options, it is important to note that the type of stain you should apply varies depending on the type of wood that was…