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Stressless Comfort

The Science of Stressless Comfort

Ekornes has studied comfort for over 80 years. They've applied all they have learned into every piece of Stressless reclining furniture they make. The result is Stressless Comfort your body will feel as soon as you sit down.

Only our trained staff at Stange's can do a better job of explaining the comfort of Stressless furniture. Wet your appetite for Stressless with our video. Then head for Stange's to experience the furniture that will fit your body like a glove.

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Watch a Stressless Chair Being Made

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Stressless Comfort

Watch a Stressless Chair Being Made

How Do They Make a Stressless Recliner?

Because your Stressless chair is ergonomically designed to conform to your neck, shoulders, back and legs like no other, your body can relax. How do they create all this comfort and support?

Robot comes from the Czech word for slave. You'll see plenty of robots and the occasional Norwegian as you watch the steps involved in making your Stressless recliner.

More About Stressless

Visit our other pages and posts about Stressless furniture to learn even more.

Our Stressless Page

Stressless Online Catalog

Glimpse Inside Our Stressless Zone

The Science of Stressless Comfort

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Lilly’s Big Boo Boo

Kid Proof Crypton Fabrics

Our Granddaughter Lilly can do no wrong. Our little artist loves play dough, colored pencils and crayons.

One day she wandered into the sun room with a dark crayon. Before anyone had a clue, there was a new crayon design on the side of the sofa. Oh, Oh! Well at least she has good color sense. The crayon was navy.

crypton fabric with crayon

Lilly’s mom sent us this picture of Lilly’s latest art project. She was hoping her Papa would have an easy way to erase Lilly’s Boo Boo. Luckily for everyone the sofa material was a kid proof Crypton fabric. This video shows the formula that we used to remove Lilly’s boo boo.

The crayon came out and everyone lived happily ever after, including the sofa.

Lilly's BooBoo

Come see all our Kid Proof fabrics at Stange’s for your new sofa or chair.

Afraid of white? Our curved Oslo ivory sectional is big kid proof too.

Learn more about Kid Proof fabrics here

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wool carpet for allergies

Dust in the Wind

Dust in the Wind

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Breathe Easy with Wool Carpeting

No, We're not talking about the song from 1977 by Kansas. Winds are blowing all over the place. You've got your Nor'Easter in the East, Norther in the Midwest, Chinook in the Rockies, Santa Ana, Diablo, and Sundowner winds here in California. There's Taku in Alaska and to the farthest of the far west are the Pali and Kona Winds of Hawaii. You can also throw in occasional gales, cyclones, twisters, and dust devils just to make sure we're paying attention. With all this wind, there's all manner of debris flying around pretty much all the time. It kicks up pollutants to enter your nostrils but you can breathe easy with wool carpet.

Wool Filters the Air We Breathe

breathe easy with wool carpet

It is nice to know that carpets of 100% pure wool can help out. Here's how: Wool has an amazing ability to attract and hold airborne pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxide among other niceties. It also attracts dust particles, pollen and other allergens and holds them in place until they can be harmlessly vacuumed away. This helps you create a healthier home.

breathe easy with wool carpet - Hedgerow Wool Carpeting

Cumulative evidence strongly suggests that carpets of 100% pure wool have a beneficial effect on people's health. Not long ago a major European Community Respiratory Health study of nearly 20,000 people at 30 centers in 17 countries concluded that wall-to-wall installations of wool carpets in bedrooms were associated with dramatically reduced incidents of allergy and asthmatic symptoms. This effect was consistent over all 30 centers studied.

\breathe easy with wool carpet - Shag Area Rug

Breathe easy with wool carpet. Wool is ideal for allergy-prone individuals. Allergy to wool is virtually non-existent. Wool carpeting acts as a natural air purifier, does not promote the growth of dust mites or bacteria and is inherently fire safe through its natural flame-retardant qualities.

So when the winds blow in your neighborhood quit wasting money on Allerest, Clariton, and Flonase. Have Stange's install 100% pure wool carpeting or add a wool area rug instead. You can learn more about the wonders of wool here.

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Thomas Edison Console

Thomas Edison Was Here!

An Industrial Console Table With a Whole Lot of History

More Than a Console Table

At first glance, I saw a well made industrial style console table. But then I learned it was a piece of Wisconsin history too.

Because Thomas Edison needed a furniture company to make the wooden cases for his early phonographs, he invested in the Wisconsin Chair Company. They dedicated their New London Wisconsin factory to manufacturing cases for his newfangled music machines.

Thomas Edison Industrial Console Table

Our console table already had a long life as Edison’s factory floor. The wood was sculpted by the feet of Wisconsin factory workers driving silver slivers into the wood. It’s likely Edison himself strode along these planks.

Here’s one of his early phonographs. (courtesy of the New London Public Museum)

Thomas Edison Phonograph

Limited Edition

The console manufacturer, Charleston Forge,  only made a limited number Edison Consoles. Our console is number 069,

The Recording Industry Begins

Because he needed records for his phonographs, Edison had to start the first record companies. That included Paramount Records which was owned by his Wisconsin Chair Company. I found this on the rise & fall of the original Paramount:

How did a Wisconsin chair company, producing records on the cheap and run by men with little knowledge of their audience or the music business, build one of the greatest musical rosters ever assembled under one roof?….By the time Paramount ceased operations in 1932, it had compiled a dizzying array of performers still unrivaled to this day, spanning early jazz titans (Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller), blues masters (Charley Patton, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Son House, Skip James), American divas (Ma Rainey, Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters), gospel (Norfolk Jubilee Quartette), vaudeville (Papa Charlie Jackson), and the indefinable “other” (Geeshie Wiley, Elvie Thomas).


We Love the Uncommon

Because we love uncommon home furnishings that can set your home apart, we had to buy an Edison Console. Come take a gander at all the treasures we offer in our 6 floors of showroom. We believe you will love what you see.

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