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Fourth of July Sale

Break out the streamers – The RoomPlace is celebrating the red, white, and blue with our famous 4th of July Sale! Every year, we celebrate the history of our country with slashed prices and great deals. See what offers are waiting for you, both online and in one of our 20 Indianapolis and Chicago living room store locations:

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Maximize Your Tax Refund & Get 20% off The RoomPlace Furniture

We know you work hard for your money. To help your tax return go that much further this year, we’re offering 20% one item from now until 5/30! This offer is available both online and in our Chicago and Indianapolis showrooms.

This offer applies to single items. Here is just a small sampling of the many items you could choose to get your 20% off!

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Look What $599 Buys in Chicago and Indianapolis!

We’re gearing up for some unbeatable deals to bring in Spring in true style. Here are just a few samples of what you can get for $599 right now through 3/9/2015. Available online and in our Chicago and Indianapolis stores.

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2015 Trend: Upholstered Beds | The RoomPlace Chicago

2015 is going to be a good year for Chicago and Indianapolis style hunters. As we roll into the new year, we’re still seeing some trends from 2014 going strong. Of these, the most versatile is undoubtedly the upholstered headboard. Learn more about this exciting decorative feature from your favorite, neighborhood style gurus at The RoomPlace!

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Upholstered headboards like the one above, The Tristian are an excellent addition to any Traditional bedroom. The rounded edges and muted colors are a decorator’s dream—add colorful throw pillows or a vibrant duvet to mix your decorative genres or tone it down with neutrals as showed above.

If toning your bedroom down doesn’t strike your fancy, by all means—spice it up!

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Nail head trim is very popular this year, so pairing that trend with a deeper color, like pewter, will allow you to really show off your design chops.

Upholstered beds aren’t just for grown ups, either. You can treat your tween or teen with a bed they will flip for—The Elsa! Now available in twin and full, you can finally purchase a fun kids bed for your child to grow into.

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Upholstered beds are so luxurious while they create a comfortable vibe, so we’re confident this trend will be sticking around for a while. Say goodbye to accidentally banging your head on harsh metal or wood—embrace the plushness of the upholstered headboard.

For more design tips and hot trends, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter! Or if you’re in the neighborhood, stop in to one of our Chicago or Indianapolis locations.

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Why Buy Furniture Online?

Non-traditional methods of buying furniture online are becoming easier every day. The internet helps inform buyers on a wide range of questions when researching big purchases. With furniture stores that have physical stores and an online space to shop, you can’t go wrong with choosing a furniture online. Here are a few benefits of buying furniture online:

  • Material details: Select merchandise has material-specific details listed under the “unique features” tab listing valuable information you might otherwise miss.furniture guide
  • Room dimensions: You don’t need to memorize your room’s dimensions or bring them with to the store. Online furniture stores provide all of the dimensions for every item.
  • Buy online and see in store: If you’re one of those people who has to “feel” the furniture, check out your selection in store after buying the great deal online at one of our Chicago and Indianapolis area locations. Look out for “see in local store” icons on inventory pages. Many furniture stores have accommodating return policies if you’re not 100% smitten with your purchase.
  • Price comparing: Compare prices of the furniture you want with other furniture store’s prices to find the product that fits your budget. Often times, stores offer price matching incentives that you can take advantage of.
  • Sale look-out: Have your eye on a certain piece? Sign up for newsletters and look out for holiday sales. Furniture stores constantly receive new inventory and drop the prices of older furniture to make room for the new ones.
  • Customer service resources: Take your time and browse through our frequently asked questions on customer service pages. You might find answers to questions you hadn’t event thought of.
  • Nocturnal shopping: Browse our selection in your PJs at 2am if you wish—we’re not going anywhere!
  • Easy payment: Secure payment portals will keep your payment information safe.
  • See what you want to: Spend time browsing only the furniture you wish to see by shopping by style, price, or new arrivals.

The online marketplace is more than accommodating for online shoppers, and so is The RoomPlace. Shopping by room, style, or type has never been easier. Now you can delight in quality merchandise from the comfort of home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And if you have lingering questions, we’re a phone call away: 630.783.8000.

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Sleeper Sofas and Pullout Couches for Holiday Guests and Seasonal Visitors

Planes, trains, and automobiles: This holiday season, does it feel like all three are headed to your home bearing guests? If your holidays are packed with incoming visitors, then use our tips from to get your house prepped for the extra bodies!

Abandon Old Stereotypes

No longer are pullout sofas analogous to that cramped, outdated cot you had to sleep on when visiting out of state relatives. The sofa beds of today are more than just a functional piece of furniture–thankfully they’re also an everyday asset to your home. Our modern designs effortlessly hide a comfortable bed in their sleek silhouettes and elegant upholstery.

Think Beyond the Visit

Your pull out sofa will be used as just that: a sofa. With this in mind, you should select a stylish couch that adds to your overall room design. The Zeth Sleeper is a great example of what’s possible: The soft cotton fabric feels cozy and looks chic whether you’re curling up with a good book or slipping under the covers for a good night’s sleep.

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Keep Things Simple

After a long evening catching up with friends, setting up a guest bed can feel like a formidable task. Our designers have been gravitating towards pull out couches like the Donovan Daybed for this very reason. Simply pull out the trundle when it’s time to get some shut-eye, then push it back in in the morning. Your room will transform from a living room to a guest bedroom in mere seconds!

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The holidays should be spent making merry, not stressing about where your visitors will get some shut-eye. Drop by one of our 22 locations to find your multifunctional solution today. Armed with your new sleeper sofa or pull out couch from The RoomPlace, you can focus on what counts–enjoying precious time with your loved ones.

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Pros & Cons Bistro Table Sets

Pros & Cons: Bistro Tables

The designers atMontibello 3 pc pub The RoomPlace has a soft spot for bistro tables. Elegant, functional, and affordable, they are that “magic solution” for many décor ideas. However, they aren’t for everyone. Take a look at the pros and cons to decide whether a bistro table should be the next addition to your home.

Pro: They’re a chic space saver.

Bistro tables bring flair and function to a room without eating up a lot of space. A bistro table set is a great choice if you live in a cozy apartment or home where you want beautiful style without feeling cramped.

Pro: They are multifunctional. Looking for that perfect place to read or get some work done? Pair it with a book holder or add a Turkish coffee set on top – the bistro table has you covered. If you’re searching for a furniture piece ideal for intimate meals, envision the Montibello Pub Table in your home. Bistro tables are adaptable, with the right additions they can serve multiple needs.

Con: It can only accommodate so many. If you’re planning to invite a dozen guests for dinner, they might not all fit at your bistro table and chairs. While the table provides a space to place dishes or snacks during a larger gathering, it isn’t an ideal seating solution for large parties.

Pro: It’s a decorative accent. High dining tables instantly conjure images of Parisian eateries or urban bistros. It’s a great way to add function and decorative flair to your space. The Irma Table is a perfect example: It can comfortably seat a family of four, but also has that “stop in your tracks” quality.

If you’re in the market for an affordable dining solution, then bistro tables might be the perfect fit for you. Find your match made in heaven at The RoomPlace today!

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The RoomPlace opening new store in Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — The RoomPlace will open its 22nd full-service store this week on Indianapolis’ north side in a move to build out its coverage in the market with the first of two new stores coming here.

The Top 100 company said the store at 8401 N. Michigan Road, in a former Gold’s Gym location, will open Friday with a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m. It’s the Lombard, Ill.-based retailer’s fourth showroom in the area. A fifth store in the market is slated to open later this year.

The store is part of an aggressive growth strategy for RoomPlace owner and Chairman Bruce Berman, who also has announced plans to open his first Easyhome franchise rent-to-own locations.

“We’re thrilled to continue our rapid expansion in Indianapolis,” RoomPlace CEO Paul Adams, said in a release. “We have been in this market since 2008 and find this city, its communities and residents to be a natural fit for our business.”

Berman previously told Furniture/Today that with the new Indianapolis showrooms, each about 30,000 square feet, he was making the move to strengthen the retailer’s advertising clout in the market. He noted that five stores “puts us in a much more competitive situation,” along the lines of RoomPlace’s penetration in Chicago, where it spreads advertising cost over 18 stores.

He declined to disclose the investment, but had said the company was renovating both new spaces, and the store designs will be similar to others the promotional to midpriced retailer has opened over the past few years.

The new location will create more than 20 new jobs, the company said.

“We have been able to grow at impressive speeds in the Indianapolis area,” Berman said. “We already have stores in Castleton, Greenwood and Carmel and are excited to add these two additional locations. Bringing new jobs to the area is something we’re passionate about, along with giving back to the community.”

The grand opening celebration includes a donation of $2,500 in furniture to Pike Township Fire Department. Consumers also will have a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree after signing up at the new store any time between May 23 and July 12.

The RoomPlace is No. 44 on Furniture/Today’s just-released Top 100 with estimated 2013 sales of $154 million at 22 Chicagoland and Indianapolis-area stores, including a clearance center.

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Sit Down, Relax, and Recline

Recliners have been a staple in American households for some time (and for good reason). Furniture trends have always lauded the next big thing, and at one point in history, that’s exactly what the recliner was. While leather recliners and fabric recliners have been around for a while now, you may not know just how important this piece of furniture is. Check out these three cool facts about reclining chairs:

  • Recliners help with back pain: Think about it, normal straight backed chairs force us into two positions: the straight back or the slouch. Both positions tend to push weight onto our lower back, and that pressure may eventually lead to pain. Recliners, however, tend to support our weight more evenly, allowing our muscles to relax. So if you know someone suffering from back pain, do them a favor and recommend a recliner.
  • Recliners make great beds for pregnant women: Pregnant women often find it difficult to sleep in normal beds because they don’t offer enough support for the mid-section. To combat a restless night’s sleep, pregnant women should consider investing in a recliner. Recliners tend to support a pregnant woman’s weight in a way that beds can’t. The angle and design of a recliner make it a great choice for soon-to-be mothers.
  • Recliners in modern times: A man from Indiana, Daniel F. Caldemeyer, is credited with creating, not the first, but what has become, the modern day recliner. Further, his reclining technology was used in some of the first NASA space shuttle chairs.

 

For more facts and interesting tidbits, your Chicago bed store has you covered. At The RoomPlace, we have an array of modern recliners available now. So next time you’re on the hunt for great furniture near Indianapolis, come down and see us at one of our furniture stores near you.

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The History of Your Favorite Living Room Furniture – The Sofa

Have you ever wondered about the history of your favorite furniture pieces? Take the sofa for instance: a piece of furniture we now take for granted, but without it, where would we spend time with our families? Before the 1600s, furniture was what you might call, minimalist. Chairs we’re generally straight-backed and only made of hardwood. Other home seating options included trunks or hardwood benches. But by the 17th century and well into the 18th, people began making comfort a priority.

Around the early 18th century, the first sofa came on the scene. What might look like a large, wide plush chair to modern day furniture aficionados, was the general design for the sofas of old. The first sofa design came out of England, and since then, people have continued to change, modernize, and re-imagine what a sofa can be.

Here at The RoomPlace, we pride ourselves on being part of this rich history. Every sofa, loveseat, and sectional we carry is part of a longer tradition. Sofas were created, in many ways, to give people a place to relax and connect. Today, our living rooms, and the furniture we place in them, give us a place to spend time with our families and friends. Whether you realize it or not, entwined within some of your most precious memories, could very well be your sofa and other furniture pieces. So next time you’re looking for a new sofa in Chicago, come on out to your local furniture dealers in Chicago. Become part of history today, check out our modern sofa collection, and see how far this historical piece of furniture has come.