Furniture 101

Here's where to start when you don't know where, or how, to begin shopping for furniture. Whether you are looking for a new sofa, dinner table, bed or mattress, our helpful guides explain how they are made and what you should look for to get the best quality and value. You can even print out our helpful checklists to take along on your shopping trip.

We all know the cliché of the great aunt who wraps her furniture in plastic to keep it "nice." It is possible to live in your living room without taking extreme measures to shield your furniture. Learn how to protect your investments with our Furniture Care guides.

What's the difference between a French dovetail and an English dovetail? ...Or the difference between a tuxedo arm and a Lawson arm? Our glossary of Furniture Terms defines over 80 words and phrases to help you understand what you are buying.

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Bear's Furniture & Mattress 1st features a large selection of quality living room, bedroom, dining room, home office, and entertainment furniture as well as mattresses, home decor and accessories. Bear's Furniture & Mattress 1st has stores located in Franklin, Cranberry and Meadville, PA. Bear's Furniture & Mattress serves the surrounding areas of Franklin and Cranberry, PA. If you're looking for the perfect furniture to suit your needs as well as your lifestyle, or the perfect mattress set, stop by Bear's Furniture & Bear's mattress 1st in Franklin, and Bear's Mattress 1st in Cranberry and Meadville, PA today!


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