With more than 100 showrooms and clearance centers across the country, Cort offers a cornucopia of repurposed furniture for living rooms, bedrooms, and offices. When merchandise arrives at Cort, it is cleaned, reconditioned, and repaired if necessary before being labeled with a letter grade of A–D so prospective buyers can accurately determine each item's value and condition. Stylize sleeping quarters with a stylish Noir chest ($269.99) or schedule games of Jenga inside a Loden living-room set ($499.99). Inventory changes daily, and prices listed online are based on the most recent availability. Cort also stocks rugs ($49.99+), office chairs ($29.99+), and desks, as well as smaller and simpler accent pieces including ottomans, consoles, and framed prints that can turn living rooms into museums with couches where friends and family love to lounge.
For more than 90 years, expert designers have roamed the length and breath of Palisade Furniture's 15,000-square-foot show floor, disesminating sage advice to help patrons coordinate their living, dining, and sleeping spaces with brand name and one-of-a-kind pieces. Guests can navigate aesthetic pathways of décor from such furniture fashioners as Bermex, Kincaid, and Rowe. Chic end tables ($99+) prop up beverages, board games, or collections of smaller coffee tables, and recliners ($299+) mollycoddle overworked bodies. Visitors in pursuit of fuller furnishings can ogle complete dining room sets ($1,199+) or test a new sofa ($499+) for comfort and its ability to protect against rogue roomba attacks.
Though he doesn't wear an actual crown, Bruce Wiener has earned the title of Bed King thanks to his family's long-standing business and his in-depth knowledge of what makes a high-quality mattress. Still, he rules with a fair hand. At his store, he and his staff share the three things customers need to know when buying a mattress: how it feels, how it's built inside, and what their budget is. They advise customers to test out each mattress by lounging on it for 15 minutes, examining its comfort, support structure, and willingness to share bedtime stories. They also arm customers with know-how on the latest technologies, demystifying industry jargon by explaining, for example, that coil systems impart equal weight distribution over the surface of the bed.
North Shore Plumbing Supply stocks more than 10,000 plumbing supplies and employs a staff of experts to help guide homeowners through indoor irrigation projects. In addition to providing a full arsenal of plumbing equipment, North Shore Plumbing Supply can obtain products for customers working on specialty projects. Each faucet and fixture they sell carries a full factory warranty and is guaranteed to be brand-new in its original packaging. A complete line of Kohler products includes bathroom-beautifying items such as a white, round self-closing toilet seat ($40) and a Caxton bathroom sink ($49.99). Homeowners can also peruse through avenues of aquatic appliances including the Cuno Aqua Pure Easy CS filtration system ($96), which helps to remove sediment and chlorine taste from drinking water. Meanwhile, the 8-inch Matco rain showerhead ($122) and the handheld Jalco S438 ($111) offer full rain, massage, and nebulizing mist settings that help to make morning showers more invigorating and afternoon water fights more complex.
In its third generation of family ownership since opening 60 years ago, Fantasy Curtain and Linen Shop equips domiciles with home goods for nearly every room in the house. Glassware in sets of four ($14.99) fills out kitchen cabinets, giving guests a more convenient option than drinking out of their shoes. Beds get a quick makeover with a new duvet cover ($59.99), and matching sets of sheets ensure full linen coordination ($59.99). An accent rug ($29.99) punctuates rooms with a pop of color, protecting hardwood floors from damage by hard-heeled shoes or hungry pets that ate through their food bowls.
Metropolitan Window Fashions’ expert staffers beautify windows and reinvent rooms with a wide selection of custom drapery, bedding, and reupholstered furniture that has been featured in the New York Times. Patrons can browse a long list of festive and functional Hunter Douglas window treatments, including chalet wood blinds ($103.48, including materials and installation) and designer roller or screen shades ($106.11, including materials and installation). Creative customers can collaborate on custom drapery, which generally cost between $300 and $700. Prices are based on materials, lining, and pleat styles, and do not include installation costs, which run $15 to $21 per linear foot. Metropolitan’s textile wizards will also materialize custom bedspreads out of thin air (starting at $200, not including fabric), perfect for swaddling a sleeping place or making your own ghost costume. Today's deal is also good for reupholstery service, which can revitalize elderly couches ($1,040 before fabric), chairs ($450 before fabric), and dining-room seats ($84 before fabric). Fabric for custom projects can cost between $30 and $100 per yard, depending on the type of fabric, its pattern, and whether or not it can talk.