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Understanding different leather qualities

Frequent times you may hear leather names and descriptions that you might not fully understand, here is a definition of the most popular leather qualities that you might hear FULL GRAIN LEATHERJust as the grain, texture and markings of wood should reveal the nature of the tree from which it came, leather should display the natural markings and grain characteristics of the animal from which it was taken. The best upholstery leathers are clear, clean, and supple. They are also dyed through with transparent aniline dyes. The full natural grain is retained and they are called "full grain leather.​TOP GRAIN LEATHER“Top grain", is the definition that is generally used when the leather is buffed or treated. The better the quality of hide or...

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Mattress Maintenance Tips

Sleep is something that is important for all of us, and one of the key factors in sleep is your mattress. Unfortunately, most people nowadays do not know how to pick or take care of their mattresses, which can often lead to frustration due to poor sleep. Today, we will show you how to not only take care of your mattress, but also how to personalize them for the best sleeping experience possible.

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Left-Hand Facing vs. Right-Hand Facing

When purchasing a sofa, you will hear the phrases left-hand facing and right-hand facing, which can be a bit confusing. You will especially hear this phrase when shopping for sectional sofas with attached chaises. This means that as you are facing the sofa, the arm is on the side mentioned.Right-Hand Facing: If you are standing facing a sectional and the chaise is on the right, it is a right-hand facing chaise. The arm of chaise is on the right, because the sofa continues to the left.Left-Hand Facing: If you are standing facing a sectional and the chaise is on the left, it is a left-hand facing chaise. The arm of the chaise is on the left, because the sofa continues to the...

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Dunlop Vs. Talalay Latex

Wondering what's the difference between Dunlop and Talalay Latex? The two types of latex are named after the different manufacturing processes used to make them. Dunlop Latex The traditional Dunlop process has been used in latex manufacture since 1929. The thick rubber sap, or serum, is whipped into a froth in a centrifuge, poured into a mold, covered, and steam baked. Natural sediments in the mixture settle to the bottom of the mold. This makes every Dunlop layer slightly firmer on its bottom side. Talalay Latex The Talalay process adds two steps. After the latex is poured, the mold is sealed and the process is continued in a vacuum chamber. The mold is then flash-frozen before it's baked. Talalay latex...

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Mattresses standard sizes

People frequently ask about the standard sizes, and it's also important to know that "Single" and "Twin" are equivalent, same for "Double" and "Full". The most popular sizes in Canada are: Twin / Single size 39"x74" 86cm x 190cm Full / Double size 54"x74" 137cm x 190 cm Queen size 60"x80" 152cm x 203cm King size 76"x80" 193cm x 203cm  

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