How to Make Your Futon More Comfortable

Posted by Bob Lee on May 28, 2021 12:30:00 PM

Whether you’re a college student sleeping in the common room, the proud owner of a studio apartment, or popular enough to have guests, futons are a versatile resource. Despite their versatility, futons and sofa beds aren’t known for their superior comfort.

If you’re reading this, you’re looking to maximize the comfort of your futon. Northeast Factory Direct can help; we’ve carried a variety of different futons and sofa beds for years. We’ve picked up some tips and combined them with the latest strategies to bring you this quick guide to making your futon more comfortable.

Let’s get started.

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Topics: Bedroom Furniture, Bedroom Decor, Bedroom Design, General Blog

How to Brighten Up a Dark Kitchen — The Ultimate Guide

Posted by Bob Lee on May 21, 2021 12:00:00 PM

You shouldn’t have to squint to chop vegetables or wash the dishes. Whether you have no overhead lighting or are struggling with specific task areas, you know a dark kitchen is more than just an inconvenience. To help you improve your current setup, we’ve put together this guide to brightening up a dark kitchen.

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Topics: Kitchen Cabinets, General Blog

How to Place a Wall Clock in Your Living Room

Posted by Bob Lee on Apr 9, 2021 12:30:00 PM

So, you’ve decided that a wall clock is the next item on your living room decor list.

Congratulations, you’ve made an excellent choice! Wall clocks are a timeless decorative tool that can work well in any living room style.

Whether you're still picking out a clock or have one ready to hang, follow this quick guide to placing a wall clock in your living.

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Topics: Living Room Furniture, Clocks

How to Pair Nightstands With Your Bed

Posted by Bob Lee on Mar 27, 2021 12:00:00 PM

If you’re reading this, then you’re probably looking for a way to make your bedroom more, well, you. You’re not looking to drag and drop the bedroom set from the website to your home. You’re looking to let your inner interior designer shine. 

Pairing your bed with the right nightstand is a small way to make a huge impact on your bedroom style. Not sure where to begin? Here are a few tips to get you started.

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Topics: Decor Ideas, Bedroom Furniture, Bedroom Decor, Bedroom Organization

How To Organize Deep Kitchen Drawers

Posted by Bob Lee on Mar 19, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Where’s that darn spatula? That was the question I asked myself as I scrambled around my kitchen, trying to stop my eggs from over-cooking. Unfortunately, the time I spent sifting through my kitchen drawers, only to find my spatula resting comfortably in the dishwasher, cost me the sunny side of my eggs. Despite this devastating loss, I realized something important.

Had my drawers been organized properly, I would have known instantly that my trusty spatula was not in its usual drawer. Therefore, I would have considered the dishwasher much sooner, preserving the runniness of my eggs. To save you from experiencing the same tragedy, we’ve put together this guide to organizing your deep kitchen drawers.

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Topics: Kitchen Design, Kitchen Cabinets

How to Place a Rug Under a Sectional Sofa

Posted by Bob Lee on Feb 26, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Whether you’re furnishing a new place or remodeling your living room, placing a rug in your living room can seem like an intimidating task. If you’re like most people and struggling to plan for adding a rug and sectional to your living room, but aren’t exactly sure how you want to style them, look no further. In this guide, we’ll break down how to place a rug under a sectional sofa and take one step closer to your perfect living room.

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Topics: Living Room, Decor Ideas, Rugs, Living Room Furniture, Living Room Decor

How To Declutter Your Bedroom

Posted by Bob Lee on Feb 19, 2021 12:30:00 PM

We’ve all had that moment where we look at our bedroom, and it starts to close in around us. The gravity of the mess ranges from disorder to teenager, but the feeling is universal. Either scenario can be intimidating, but with this guide to decluttering your bedroom, you can reclaim control of your bedroom.

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Topics: Bedroom Furniture, Bedroom Design, Bedroom Organization, Small Bedroom, Cleaning

How to Clean Sticky Grease Off Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by Bob Lee on Feb 12, 2021 12:30:00 PM

Are your kitchen cabinets giving off an oily sheen? Have you noticed a dull yellow tinge to them? If your cabinets look like they’re sweating, then a proper cleaning is long overdue. 

Fortunately, cabinet cleaning is a well-practiced art, with several remedies to fit your unique needs. Whether you’re looking to brew your own cleaning solution, or need some guidance down the cleaning aisle, here are 6 solutions to cleaning sticky grease off kitchen cabinets.

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Topics: Kitchen Cabinets, Cleaning

How To Decorate Living Rooms With High Ceilings

Posted by Bob Lee on Jan 8, 2021 12:00:00 PM

No matter the size and shape of the space, every living room has its own unique decorating challenges.

Small living rooms struggle with space, living rooms with no overhead lighting need other light sources, and long-living rooms have to minimize tunnel vision.

The same goes for tall living rooms.

The vertical space is great, but if you don’t fill that space, then you’ve essentially created an echo chamber.

To help enhance your large living space, enjoy these tips for decorating living rooms with high ceilings.

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Topics: Living Room, Decor Ideas, Living Room Furniture, High Ceiling, Living Room Decor

20 Tips For Organizing a Small Bedroom On A Budget

Posted by Bob Lee on Dec 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Are you living in a small bedroom? Do you constantly feel like you don’t have enough space to fit all of your belongings, even just the necessities?  Or maybe your room has gotten steadily more “lived-in”, and you’re looking for ways to recover your vanishing floor space?  

No worries! Whether you’re suffering from lack of storage or just looking to declutter, there are plenty of ways of regaining control. Here are 20 different ways you can organize your small bedroom on a budget.

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Topics: Bedroom Decor, Bedroom Design, Bedroom Organization, Small Bedroom