Ways to Fix Up Furniture Using Everyday Household Items

12.23.2014In Blog

Christmas is here again, and for many of us that can mean up to several sudden influxes of houseguests for parties, family dinners and whatnot. All those extra people can drastically increase the risk of damage being done to your furniture, and so we've put together a short list of handy tips to help with common issues. What's more, these quick fixes can be managed by using many items you likely have lying around in cupboards at home right now. Scratches on wooden furniture - use a walnut!

Top 5 UK Interior Brands

6.1.2015In Blog

Haskins Furniture is the leading independent retailer in Somerset and stocks some of the UK’s most reputable brands. Dedicated to British craftsmanship, this list details some of the best interior brands available at Haskins Furniture.  Parker Knoll   Parker Knoll is the collaborative brand established by Tom Parker and Willi Knoll. Tom Parker’s genealogy is studded with furniture makers championing British craftsmanship whilst it is Willi Knoll’s initial

How to Care and Protect Your Leather Sofa

3.2.2015In Blog

  Leather furniture pieces are intended to last a lifetime due to their durability and hardwearing properties. Leather is one of the few fabrics that matures gracefully with the appearance benefitting from the aging process. That isn’t to say, however, that leather sofas and other pieces can be neglected. Like our good selves, they too improve with a bit of routine care. Weekly Weekly or every other week, wipe down your leather sofa with a dry cloth. It is essential

Ercol Craftsmanship and the Beauty of Timber

2.3.2015In Blog

Since 1920, Ercol has been a key player in the British furniture industry. Ercol designs items that bring comfort, function and beauty together as one fantastic fusion embodied in every piece. Part of their ethos is in combining practicality and good looks in home furniture, while demonstrating the incredibly high standards of British craftsmanship and quality.     In the wake of numerous technological revolutions that took place in the twentieth century, many have


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Winner of Our Christmas Online Competition

1.15.2015In Competitions

  Haskins Furniture ran an online competition over Christmas where one lucky customer could win their order completely free! We now have a winner chosen randomly over the Christmas and New Year period.   Mr M from Oxford has won his order of an Ercol Bosco 6 draw wide chest which cost £635. His order has now been refunded. Congratulations Mr M and enjoy your lovely new furniture.   Best wishes from ..... Haskins Furniture   Photo Credit

Why are Stressless prices great value for comfort and style?

11.10.2014In Stressless Furniture

When it comes to choosing high-quality home furniture, it can be hard to avoid paying something of a premium on every item you buy. Even then, with some brands in the retail world, price is still no guarantee of value. Fortunately, this notion does not apply to the Stressless furniture brand, which is currently one of the most famous and celebrated furniture brands on the global market. The Ekornes Stressless range of furniture may come with a bigger price tag than items from some

What’s the Design Story Behind Parker Knoll Sofas?

12.15.2014In Parker Knoll Furniture

The story of the design of Parker Knoll furniture  and other handcrafted furniture items is described by the company itself as “a thoroughly British tale.” Currently based in Riddings, Derbyshire, Parker Knoll now has 140 years of history, where craftsmanship and innovative design have consistently occupied centre stage of the company’s business model. Parker Knoll says that innovation is a big part of the company’s “way of life,” and the company

What’s So Special about Ekornes Stressless Furniture? Our Review

4.10.2015In Stressless Furniture

  Over the last few months we’ve written several pieces related to our wonderful selection of Ekornes Stressless furniture. In these articles, we covered these items’ great value, comfort, their history and how to keep them at their best. To some, it may seem a lot to dedicate so much time to a single line of furniture, but the truth is that Stressless is a very special kind of furniture. But what exactly is it that makes it so special. Here is our “Stressless

What's Your Living Room Blast From the Past with G Plan?

1.12.2015In G Plan Furniture

With its heritage dating back as far as 1898, G Plan is now an iconic British furniture brand inspired by classic sofas from the 1950s and 1960s. Including a G Plan sofa in your living room is a great way to add that extra little retro blast from the past, and create a vintage atmosphere in your home. The question is, however, which piece will work best for you and your living space? G Plan Sofas - Classic or Vintage? An important thing to consider here is the