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Archive for February 2008

Another reason to re-cover your sofa than to buy new!

What else could it be? Yes, you guessed it, 'the environment'.  It seems right now everything is looked at from an environmental impact perspective, so why is buying a new sofa any different?

50,000 items of lounge furniture a year goes into landfill. This is like burying 1000 London buses. When you buy new furniture, your money goes towards a massive amount of raw materials from across the globe including tropical hardwoods, production energy and transport costs.

So don't just think by popping down to your nearest "Sofa Warehouse" the only carbon footprint you'll be making is the emmisions from your car. There is massive amounts of energy used to mass produce this type of cheap furniture, not too mention all the noxtious materials found in some furniture that can take 100's of years to breakdown.

The GOOD news is...

They don’t make it like they used to. Chances are the suite you’ve already got is better made than a new one. Low prices of new lounge suites means……well as the saying goes, You get what you pay for. So if you decided to reupholster or cover the furniture you already have in a fabulous new fabric you can get the latest look in your lounge, save money, cause less impact on the environment and still have your favourite comfortable place to relax, switch off and enjoy yourself.

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Come and See Plumbs for yourself

Plumbs will be exhibiting at the following events. Why not come and visit us.

These are the first 3 exhibitions we are doing:

    • Sat 15 - Sun 16 March

        • The Ultimate Lifestyle Show

        • Venue - Cymru, The Promenade, Llandudno, L130 1BB, Tel:01492 872000
    • Sat 3 - Mon 5 May.(Bank Holiday weekend)

        • The Design Weekend Home and Garden Exhibition 10th Anniversary

        • Venue - Tatton Park, Cheshire, Exhibiting in the Home and Garden Room Stand HG31
    • Wed 11 - Sun 15 June

        • BBC Summer Festival (formerly BBC Good Homes Show)

        • Venue - NEC Arena, Birmingham,Exhibiting in Hall 6 Fifth Room Stand H4


 

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Stuck on a present for Mothers Day?

Mother’s Day is just around the corner on 3rd March, so if you’re looking for inspired ideas to show your mum you care, forget the flowers or the chocolates and get her a lasting gift that will brighten her home as well as her day.

To revive that tired looking sofa that she’s always complaining about, why not try a set of removable loose furniture covers? Available in a huge range of fabrics, patterns and colours, our made-to-measure covers are perfect for updating a room in an instant. Or for a more tailored finish, we offer a bespoke re-upholstery service to bring weary furniture back to life – meaning your mum can get the look she’s always wanted but still hang on to her favourite comfy chair.

We also have a range of conservatory furniture covers, spectacular window dressings, hand-made cushions and beautiful accessories to compliment any design. All of our products are made-to-measure following individual requirements, so you can get your mum a gift that’s as special as she is.

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