Spotlight on Century Furniture

    What better way to celebrate 100 years of Shofer's Furniture then by highlighting Century Furniture! (See what I did there?) Century Furniture has been around since 1947, when they were first established as a selling agent for local upholstery lines by Harley Ferguson Shuford, Sr. Just one short year later, he created a casegoods plant in Hickory, North Carolina. Today, Century Furniture is oneof the world's largest privately owned manufacturers of upper-end furniture. Let's dive in to what makes Century Furniture so special!

    Why Small Spaces are Secretly Special

    If you're like most people, then you probably have a tendency to discount homes that have a limited amount of rooms, with a smaller amount of space inside of those rooms. It's natural to want to live large. But, there's a genuine quality about a space that is cozy and compact that gets lost when the room becomes too open. That's not to say clutter is comfortable, so take a look at our reasoning for smiling at your small space.

    5 Styles of Sofas

    As we've discussed before, the sofa is one of the most essential pieces of furniture in the house. It offers a place where (if you're lucky), you spend a lot of time relaxing and making memories with your family. The possibilities are endless when it comes to customizing the look and feel of your sofa. The first decision you must make when selecting a sofa is the type that you want. Here are the 5 most common:

    TV's Top 10 WORST Chairs

    We've discussed the most memorable chairs in television, but yet to shed light on the worst chairs ever to grace our TV screens—until now. From infestation, to heavy wear-and-tear, to a just plain ugly appearance, here are the 10 worst chairs in television:

    Why Women Need Their Own Cave

    Men have dominated many basements for years. With their oversized televisions, leather couches, and sports memorabilia, they created the man cave. A spot that typically hosts many men on Sunday, or just one man on the regular, the man cave is the one spot in a home that is really just made for the man of the house. If he gets a spot to relax, then the lady of the house should too!

    5 Reasons to Visit Downtown Baltimore this Summer (in addition to a Shofer's Furniture visit)

    Federal Hill is home to many restaurants, bars, and locally owned shops. It's also whereone of the largest displays of furniture in the state of Maryland that spreads out over 70,000 square feet on five floors resides. You guessed it, Shofer's Furniture is right in the heart of Baltimore! But while you're here, there are a lot of other wonderful things Baltimore has to offer. Here are the Top 5 reasons to make the trip downtown this summer.

    Celebrate 100 Years with the History of the Mattress

    In honor of 100 years of Shofer's Furniture, we are sharing insightful, entertaining lessons on how many popular furniture pieces came about. We hope you’ll join us as we take a look into how the mattress as we know it today has evolved.

    3 Key things to know before walking into a furniture store

    Whether you're purchasing or just browsing, it's best to walk into a furniture store prepared for the journey you're about to embark on. You could fall in love with a chair unexpectedly, blind to where you are going to put it, or unsure if you've allotted the price into your expenses. This is why you should be prepared with three key things before walking into a furniture store.

    8-way hand-tied furniture and why you want it

    Have you ever heard of 8-way hand-tied furniture? If you're looking at quality furniture, there's a very good chance it's traditionally 8-way hand-tied, and you might not even know it. This type of detail and care is a procedure found in many exquisite furniture companies as part of their man-made and hand-crafted furniture process.

    Why you should invest in quality furniture

    Who doesn’t likes nice things? We all want to own a nice home, car, and if you're lucky, a vacation home that allows us to enjoy “the good life”. Large purchases that we make in life are a reflection of our personal taste and lifestyle. The same should apply to furniture in your home as well. Don't judge a book by its cover, and don't shun a piece of furniture because of its price tag. This brings us to the number one reason you should buy furniture of quality.


    *40-50% off SSRP. Savings reflect discounts from Shofer's Suggested Retail Prices and do not necessarily reflect sales at those prices. Special orders, Serta iComfort and iSeries, Baker, BDI, Lillian August and American Leather excluded from discounts. **A discount equal to the sales tax amount is applied at time of purchase. **The no-interest option means there is no interest if your purchase is paid in full within the special-terms period; otherwise, interest accrues from the date of purchase at the regular APR. The regular APR is 27.99% as of 01/01/14. The APR may vary. Down payment and minimum monthly payment required. Minimum finance amount is $1000. Certain manufacturers and prior sales excluded. See salesperson for complete details.