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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Choosing Fabric for Contract Furniture, What You Need to Know.

Fabric Characteristics: selecting the right fabric Upholstery fabric will wear out before the frame.  The price of a fabric is seldom an indicator of its ability to wear well.  Price is determined by such factors as the cost to manufacture the fibers, the complexity of the weaving process, and the dying process used to add color to the […]

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Healthcare Furniture

August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Reduce Contamination Risk in Your Facility

Containing healthcare associated infections (HAIs) could not be a more timely priority for healthcare facilities, given the heightened demands brought on by the COVID-19 crisis. While many institutions have adopted strategies to keep high-risk objects clean, these efforts often fall short because of inadequate staff training or inconsistent execution – and because there is no industrywide […]

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mattress guides

August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Buying the Right Mattress for Your Facility

The Benefits of Fiber Core Mattresses: Fiber is the new word in mattresses.  PFS, or Performance Fiber Systems, are an environmentally friendly option for health care, education, hospitality and recreation environments.  Fiber core mattresses are made from recycled contents that are “green” certified to contain no hazardous byproducts.  Constructed using environmentally safe raw materials and processes, […]

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wardrobe

August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Residents Need Serious Storage For All Their Personal Items

Americans certainly like their stuff. From family heirlooms to tech toys to sports jerseys, our beloved possessions always have special meaning in our lives. But the trouble is all of those treasures need a place—whether it’s immediately at-hand or tucked away somewhere. Consider this: More than 220,000 new self-storage units are expected to open in 2019 […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

More Advice on Buying Affordable, Quality Furniture for My Facility.

What Else Do I Need to Know Before Buying Quality Furniture for My Facility? Part Four: Flex-ability* Flex-ability – After decades of having to make furniture designed for residential use work in group living environments, manufacturers have finally begun to show their understanding of the needs of staff, clients and consumers.  Consider the following design enhancements that […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

New Furniture Buying Program Saves Time

Everyone is doing more with less these days. That’s why efficient processes are one of the most sought-after competencies when it comes to business partnerships. Here at Furniture Concepts, we’ve listened to our customers and heard your wishes for more quick-and-easy buying experiences.  That’s why we’re launching the new Furniture Concepts Buying Program. This streamlined approach offers […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Furniture Concepts Grows by Adding Flatcreek Manufacturing

Combining forces is a good thing. Super heroes do it all the time. That’s why we’re excited to share the news that Furniture Concepts and Flatcreek Manufacturing have now merged their super powers to create one of the nation’s most trusted contract furniture companies. This is a positive develop ment for all of our customers. […]

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Kalypso

August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

3 Design Considerations For Your Dining Area

Dining areas are always full of activity in group living environments. They’re the main hubs of social interaction while also providing a functional space for meals and special occasions. It’s wonderful to see so much energy contained in a single room. Designing the best arrangement of tables and chairs in the dining room, however, always […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

How do I Buy Affordable, Quality Furniture for My Facility?

What do I Need to Know Before Buying Quality Furniture for My Facility? Part Two: Clean-ability Clean-ability. – Upholstered furniture tends to play center stage of a facilities’ common area and visible stains can be a real distraction for staff, customers and clients.  While upholstery technology and design does not get a whole lot of attention, there […]

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August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Wondering what you should know about bed bug resistant furniture?

Good question! Bed bugs have become a hot topic in healthcare and group living environments – and for good reason.Bed bugs are difficult to detect and are easily carried in by unsuspecting humans who may harbor the pests in clothes, luggage or personal items. Once they’ve set up shop in your facility, getting rid of them is […]

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