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Basement Furniture: What Works Best?

Basements offer a unique opportunity for homeowners to expand their living space. Whether you’re setting up a cozy spare bedroom, a lively bar, or a fully finished additional living area, selecting the right furniture is key to maximizing both style and functionality. However, one must consider the logistical challenge of moving large furniture pieces down…

A burnt orange fabric modular sectional couch with matching ottoman and a light brown leather accent chair

How To Clean Upholstered Furniture

Cleaning upholstered furniture is important to maintaining its appearance and extending its lifespan. The furniture experts at Gardner White are here to help you maintain your furniture to extend its life for many years. Here are the steps to clean upholstery furniture: Last Updated: October 20, 2023 Materials Needed Vacuum cleaner with upholstery attachment Mild…

Two hands cleaning a stain on a couch using a brush and spray cleaner

8 Ways That You May Be Ruining Furniture

People often unknowingly ruin their furniture due to a lack of awareness about proper care and maintenance. Here are some common ways that people might be ruining furniture: 1. Direct Sunlight Exposure Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can fade and damage furniture finishes, fabrics, and materials. Use curtains or blinds to protect your furniture from…


In The Press: Gardner-White Furniture offers tips for changing into fall home decor

Looking to change up your home decor with the changing of the seasons? You’re in luck! Gardner White President Rachel Stewart sat down with Matt Barbour on ABC12‘s Good Morning Mid-Michigan in Saginaw to discuss two current home trends: Coastal Grandmother and Boho 70’s. Watch the full segment below or on ABC12’s site. Whether you’re…