Monthly Archives: July 2016

Ugly Sofas for the Win!

Ugly Sofa

Ready for some fun? How about a new sofa? Well, we’ve got both. That’s right – we’re having our first Ugly Sofa Contest! How’s it work? All YOU have to do is submit a photo of your ugly sofa that needs replacing. Next, we’ll put them all on Facebook and have the world vote for the ugliest of them all. The winner gets $700 in store credit towards the purchase of a new sofa! What could be easier? Here’s the deets:

1. To be eligible, you must live within 50 miles of one of our Suburban Furniture stores.

2. You must like and share this status.

3. Send in 2-4 photos of your sofa to uglysofa@suburbanfurn.com. Be sure to include your name and contact info in the email!

4. Entries accepted through 8/25/16. The earlier you enter the earlier the world can start voting for your UGLY SOFA.

5. Voting open from 8/25/16 to 9/05/16.

RULES TO VOTE:

1. If you are not already a fan, click the “LIKE” button at the top of our page.
2. Go to the Photos Tab and click the “UGLY SOFA CONTEST” Album.
3. Vote for your favorite “Ugly Sofa” by clicking the “LIKE” button under the photo.
4. Invite All Your Friends and Family to Our Facebook page to vote for their favorite.
5. The photo with the most likes by MIDNIGHT EST 9/05/16 Wins $700.00 toward the purchase of a New Sofa at Suburban Furniture.

GOOD LUCK!

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Recliners are amazing – fab, comfy and man’s best friend during football season. They’re also great for summer too, as they’re perfect for lazing about in. Plus they come in all different sizes and shapes! That means you should be sure you’re buying the right size of recliner for yourself and home (you need to be comfortable for that all-night binge of “The Walking Dead”, right?). Here’s how you can find the perfect recliner that suits your needs so you’ll only partially be a zombie yourself after that TV marathon!

First things first, you want to measure your space. Sure, the extra-huge recliners look decadent, but do you really have the room in your home? Generally speaking, it’s the width plus the depth and height of the recliner that affords the most room to relax. For simplicity’s sake, we’ll use the width as the basis for measurement.

OVERSIZED/BIG DADDY RECLINERS
These bad boys measure 50″ or wider. Here’s some examples:

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This Zero Wide Wall Seat Recliner by Signature Design is perfect for snuggling up in, with a good book, blanket and cup of coffee!

MID-SIZE RECLINERS
These guys measure between 40″ and 49″. Check ’em out below!

Mid-Recliner

This cutie Casual Upholstered Wall Recliner by Klaussner is not only adorable – it’s comfy! Available in a wide range of fabric and leather upholstery, a contemporary design features a plush seat cushion, attached pub back and pillow top arms.

SMALLER RECLINERS
The babies of the recliner family, these “little” ones measure 39” and below.

SmallRecliner

This itsy fella by Best Home Furnishings is a sleek and modern rocker recliner that’s perfect for a round on the laptop!

Next up is style! When it comes to style, recliners are versatile. Some styles feature one or two recliners, others have more unique features. Here’s a look at the main styles:

  • TRADITIONAL: The Traditional Recliner offers two positions: upright and reclined. It can either have a lever that you push, or you can simply push the back of the chair. These recliners are affordable, the most common and are available in varying options.
  • ROCKING: The Rocking Recliner (also known as a glider) is a combination of the traditional and rocking chair features. It’s particularly great for new moms!
  • POWER: The Power Recliner is designed for people with mobility problems. They are secured to the wall and feature a button that converts it into a recliner chair.
  • MASSAGE: The Massage Recliner allows you to relax and get a massage by being fitted with mechanical parts that vibrate and knead your back muscles to remove the stress. Mmmm….Keep in mind these recliners can be heavy & bulky though.

Once you land on a recliner size and style that fits your needs, decide on some features and you’ll be set! Drop by our website or one of our several stores to see our huge recliner selection. Happy reclining!