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Furniture Terms

Besides offering an extraordinary selection of affordable furnishings, we also want to be your go-to authority for stylish décor. This digital glossary was created to help you get better acquainted with the variety of terms used to describe our HomeStore products. The more information we can provide, the more confident you’ll feel about choosing us for your home.

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Occasional Furniture
A generic term used to describe small pieces of furniture such as lamp tables, coffee tables or magazine racks.
Olefin
A synthetic fiber that is extremely light, soil resistant, and an excellent insulator. This is often used to produce outdoor carpets and sturdy upholstery fabrics resistant to abrasion, pilling, and aging.
Ottoman
A long, low upholstered seat with no back: used with a chair as a footrest. If over scaled, can be used in place of a cocktail table.