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Bunk Beds: The Minivans of Children’s Furniture, Part 2

As we discussed in Part 1, many parents know that having children too young or not coordinated enough to climb up and down a ladder to a top bunk can be hazardous, which is precisely why we carry a variety of bed-climbing options for both our bunk beds and loft beds. Many of our most popular options utilize staircases instead, which have the additional benefit of providing extra storage space via … Continue

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Tropical Decking Alternatives from J. Gibson McIlvain

While Ipe and Cumaru are certainly our most popular decking species, we also offer several other species options for those who wish to save a little money or branch out into less commonly chartered territory. Alterative #1: Jatoba Also known as Brazilian Cherry, Jatoba is crossing over from interior flooring to a highly prized decking species. Since Ipe is well-known as the King of Decking … Continue

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Snap, Crackle, or Pop? (Interpreting Your Knee Noises)

While it’s good to try to discipline your body and strengthen your muscles, the “no pain, no gain” concept isn’t always wise. Sometimes we need to listen to our bodies so we don’t cause lasting damage. Many knee patients want to know why their knees make noises. Are your knees trying to tell you something? Some clicking or popping noises are merely annoyances; however, some should be seen as red … Continue

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Freshman Year: Full of New Experiences

For the first time, you will be away from your parents’ rules. You will have your own place to call home. For the first time, you will be away from your high school friends and any drama or pressure they may cause to your life. For the first time, you will leave your comfort zone and experience a new world; a world with new beginnings and new experiences. For the first time, you will be … Continue

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Recommended Bookcase Beds for Kids, Part 3

Bookcase Beds don’t always have a bookshelf or two built into the headboard; sometimes, they offer more traditional bookshelves positioned beneath the bed itself! If you haven’t found the perfect match for your taste and your child’s bedroom quite yet (in our first or second posts), we think these next three options are worth a […]

Recommended Bookcase Beds for Kids, Part 2

Whether you lack the space for an added piece, such as a nightstand or free-standing bookcase, or you simply need extra storage, a Bookcase Bed might just be the piece you need to complete your child’s bedroom. The Bedroom Source carries several options for you, and we’re proud to showcase a few of our favorites. […]

Recommended Bookcase Beds for Kids, Part 1

Maybe a full-sized bookcase won’t fit in your child’s bedroom, or you don’t need quite as much space as one would provide. Enter the Bookcase Bed. As a subset of the Storage Bed category, this combination piece is one for the books! The Madison Bookcase Bed On display in our Long Island Showroom, the Madison […]

Why You Should Ditch the Baby Monitor, Reason #1: Price

Okay, we’re not encouraging you to go all out-of-sight-out-of-mind in your parenting, here. There is a time to relinquish helicopter parenting and give your kids a little freedom, but clearly the infant and toddler years aren’t that time. What we are suggesting is that you think outside the baby box and reconsider purchasing a product […]

Tropical Decking Alternatives from J. Gibson McIlvain

While Ipe and Cumaru are certainly our most popular decking species, we also offer several other species options for those who wish to save a little money or branch out into less commonly chartered territory. Alterative #1: Jatoba Also known as Brazilian Cherry, Jatoba is crossing over from interior flooring to a highly prized decking […]

Snap, Crackle, or Pop? (Interpreting Your Knee Noises)

While it’s good to try to discipline your body and strengthen your muscles, the “no pain, no gain” concept isn’t always wise. Sometimes we need to listen to our bodies so we don’t cause lasting damage. Many knee patients want to know why their knees make noises. Are your knees trying to tell you something? […]

How To Save with X10 Home Security System Kits, Part 2

As with the starter home security kits described in a previous post, these larger kits include 5 layers of protection against would-be intruders and theft. By including both preventive measures and multiple triggers for alarms, you can rest assured with SecuriLINK, knowing your home and possessions will be protected even when you’re away, and your […]