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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Smart Furniture Choices Promote Sustainability

The effort to promote eco-conscious living often neglects to incorporate smart decisions about the furniture we use every day. Making responsible choices about these essential products can make a world of difference for your immediate environment and for the planet. Sustainable furniture uses materials with low environmental impact and employs an enduring design. Moreover, furniture with durable construction will […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS for Your Group Environment Facility!

There is great truth to the adage “the difference is in the details.”Even an untrained eye can intuitively identify a well-designed space. What Makes Good Design? There are many factors but perhaps most important are the details.The coordination of fabrics, Furniture style and accessories that makes a space inviting but maintains the practical objective of the room. For specialized facilities […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Wood versus Metal Furniture: Which is better for Bedbug Prevention?

As bed bug infestations have become more typical in the U.S., a debate has sprung forth over whether wood or metal furniture is a better deterrent to bedbugs. -On the one hand,metal advocates argue that the natural graining of wood creates more spaces for bed bugs to nest. -On the other hand, believers of wood furniture point out that bed bugs […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Make Behavioral Health Common Areas Inviting and Safe.

Common spaces in healthcare facilities have undergone a major transformation, driven by a desire to establish a more  welcoming experience for patients. In behavioral health and addiction treatment centers, the effort to create a healing and aesthetically pleasing environment also must maintain a focus on safety.Open concept community spaces can serve multiple functions — enhancing […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

IS THERE REALLY FREE SHIPPING for Your Furniture?

In today’s cut-throat business environment the lure of free shipping can be enticing. Having the ability to see bottom-line pricing without additional fees like shipping and delivery is, let’s face it, satisfying! The reality is that there is really no such thing as “free” shipping.  With ever increasing fuel and transportation costs, shipping has become […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Ligature-Resistant Furniture Meets Patient, Accreditor Requirements

A patient’s decision to enter a treatment facility comes with a great deal of anxiety for patient and family alike. One of the most important ways you can reassure these individuals is by demonstrating you have taken every step to create a safe healing environment. Ligature-resistant furniture becomes a must in this effort. Because national suicide rates […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Controlling Bedbugs for Group Living Environments

A Clear BEDBUG Action Plan is Critical.  Pest control experts warn that the bedbug population will explode during the upcoming summer months – warm weather, summer travel and well-populated urban areas are all factors guaranteed to make bedbug populations spread and grow.  Having a practical and proactive plan will reduce the anxiety and fear related to spotting […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Upholstery Vinyls, Why it’s Now a Good Option.

Durable Vinyl Chairs, Sofas & Upholstered Furniture Went from Eww! to Wow! Quick game.  List the five words that come to mind when you hear the word “vinyl.”  Chances are your answers were somewhere in the neighborhood of hot, sticky, sweaty, uncomfortable, ugly, and dated.  Well, that was the vinyl of your childhood.  The vinyl of today only vaguely […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Contract Fabric-eco friendly upholstery

Contract Upholstery Goes Green. Seeing the trends in consumer products like groceries and clothing, fabric mills have begun to offer a growing selection of “green” upholstery products.  Green upholstery has taken on a variety of definitions depending on fiber content and methods of processing.  In general, upholstery fabrics are considered green if they fall into one of the following […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Use Design to Create a Healing Environment

High quality, evidence-based clinical care proves to be the most essential element for good patient/resident outcomes. Yet no facility should ignore the importance of the physical environment in promoting healing. A growing body of research demonstrates that the design features you select will make a major difference in either facilitating or impeding your clients’ progress. […]

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