Reasons why you should use a flat-pack assembly
There are countless reasons why
you should invest in an assembly service for your flat-pack furniture (if there
wasn’t, we wouldn’t be in business!). Flat-pack assembly is simply a lot harder
than it looks and can take a lot more time than you originally thought. Some
people don’t even need a proper reason, they just hate flat-pack assembly. Well,
these days, just because you hate flat-pack assembly no longer means you can’t
buy it! More and more individuals are purchasing flat-packs because they know
they can turn to Assembly Bay to help find them a suitable individual who can
assemble their flat-pack furniture for them.
4 reasons why you should use a flat-pack assembly service instead of trying (and probably failing) to do it yourself:
1. Doing it yourself is likely to take longer This is probably one of the most
obvious reasons. A professional usually has a passion for assembling and also
because... See more
The 4 Best Reasons for Shopping at IKEA.
IKEA is certainly very popular
and has taken the world by storm. You can now buy IKEA furniture virtually
anyway. But how did it become so popular? Well, this is because IKEA provides
so many different experiences and reasons to shop there. People now don’t just
go to IKEA for a flatpack bookshelf anymore. They go for the experience and
atmosphere that IKEA has (and also the meatballs!).
If you have never shopped at IKEA
before, you probably know of someone who has, it’s just that popular! There are
also so many reasons as to why people shop at IKEA and this list will cover off
the top 4 reasons (in case you already didn’t know).
1. Affordable Prices
This is clearly the most popular
reason as to why you should shop at IKEA. The prices of IKEA’s flatpacks completely
revolutionised the furniture industry. The prices allow consumers to purchase
more for less as well as re-vamping any area of their home more often. By
placin... See more
The Rise of the Flat Pack Home
The world has
certainly become obsessed with flat packs. However, this has now been taken to
the next level with the introduction of flat pack houses. What exactly is a flat
pack home, you may ask. Well, it is probably exactly what you think! It is a
house that mostly comes in the form of a flat pack and must be constructed,
like any other normal flat pack you may purchase. However, there is some
difference as the kitchen and bathroom are usually prepared off-site and then placed
into the house, once it is completed.
At the moment
there are a few prototypes of flat pack homes around Australia, but experts say
that we are all likely to see more flat pack houses in the very near future.
The beauty of a flat pack home is that you don’t need to be a carpentry whiz to
build it yourself! All you will need are the same tools if you were assembling
a basic flat pack. Although, if assembling isn’t your thing, you can always get
someone else to... See more
The advantages and disadvantages of IKEA
start, please allow me to go ahead and clear the air; I love IKEA. However I
feel I am talking on behalf of everyone who has shopped at Ikea when I say that
one’s love for Ikea is very much a love hate relationship. Even though Ikea has
constantly been there during those apartment furnishing dilemmas, that seem to
happen when there is very little money in the savings accounts, or Ikea saves
the day and stocks that piece of furniture you cannot seem to find anywhere,
there are some unfortunate down sides to the furniture powerhouse.
know that the word cheap and furniture are two words that should not be associated
with each other; however Ikea is a great place to get good quality furniture at
a fraction of the cost when you’re working within a budget. It is amazing how
far $100 can you get once you are inside the large store.
modern-meets-minimalist style that Ikea continues to pu... See more
Best Ways to Save Money at IKEA
IKEA is already known for their
cheap flatpack furniture. So you know if you are shopping at IKEA you are
already going to make lots of savings on not only furniture, but other cool and
funky items that they now sell. However, if you don’t come to IKEA with a
prepared list (and probably a map!), then it is likely you will find things you
didn’t even know you needed and end up putting a massive hole in your pocket!
Listed below are the top 6 ways to help you save the most possible
money at IKEA:
1. Signup to IKEA’s Moving Program
This program is similar to any
other type of loyalty scheme. If you shop at IKEA a lot then you should
definitely sign up! In this program you receive a $25 discount when you spend
$250 or more. Those regular IKEA shoppers know that spending $250 at IKEA is
very easy! So why not get an extra $25 off?
2. Have a List Prepared
In the same way you never go
grocery shopping without a list, it is importan... See more
Three flatpack furniture companies that are just
as cool as IKEA
When you think of flat packs two
thoughts usually come to mind:
1) I don’t know if I can put
together any flat pack furniture and
2) flat pack furniture giant IKEA.
IKEA is certainly the biggest flat pack
furniture company! However, there are now lots of other really cool, quality
companies that you should also consider! These companies have certainly made
flat packs cooler.
3 Flat Pack Furniture Companies Worth Considering
They have recently seen the
launch of a new website which accurately reflects just how cool and funky the
furniture they sell is. They have also launched a completely new living room
collection which provides customers with a much greater range of choice.
Greycork provides fresh, stylish and very good quality flat pack furniture. It
is also relatively affordable like IKEA and it might require similar to IKEA assembling service. Not only this but it is made to last. Durabili... See more
Top 4 DIY furniture assembly tips
When it comes to saving money and purchasing furniture at a
fraction of the price, nothing beats flat pack furniture. However when
purchasing flat pack furniture there tends to be a hidden cost that is not
measured in monetary value and is generally not accounted for, your sanity. After spending weeks in a row assembling multiple pieces of
flat pack furniture, here are some top DIY flat pack assembly furniture tips to make the
assemble process that tiny bit easier and hopefully help protect your sanity
throughout the process.
Use an electric
screwdriver: Skip the use of those small tools that are included with the
flat pack furniture and that you are expected to use to assemble the furniture
with. It is hardly easy using those small tools and exerting ridiculous amounts
of force in order to prevent the furniture from collapsing. It is highly
recommended that you either purchase or borrow an electric screwdriver with
replaceable bits -... See more
Alternative Uses for IKEA Furniture (Kids
Children are notoriously picky.
They aren’t afraid to tell you what they do and don’t like. As such, it can be
very difficult to find furniture they like for their bedroom and play area
while also finding furniture that accurately reflects their personality. And
let’s not even talk about the price!
This is why many parents shop at
IKEA! There is a large and affordable range of furniture available and you are
sure to find something that your child would love to have, and if not, you can turn
normal IKEA pieces into something the kids will love.
Here are the top ideas for turning your IKEA furniture into something
for the kids.
Turn a spice rack into a book shelve.
The Bekvam spice rack is only
$3.99 and it provides an amazing way to display children’s books. The rack is
wood and it can be painted different colours to better suit a kid’s play room
Turn a magnetic knife rack into storage and
disp... See more
IKEA Furniture – To Move or not to move?
We purchase IKEA furniture
because of its price and then we struggle for hours to put it together (that is
if you didn’t use Assemble Bay!). Once the furniture is put together you are
then able to sit back and enjoy it! But what happens if you decide to move
homes? After it took so long to put together you know it may be just as
difficult to pull apart and you risk losing parts. So what should you do?
There are three options for your IKEA furniture and it is important to
pick the option that best suits your current situation.
1. Leave the furniture as is
This option will certainly assist
you in saving time and a lot of energy. However, you won’t be saving money
through this option. This is because the furniture is still together and is
taking up a lot of room. You will also have to ensure that if you are using
removalists, that they are fully aware of all the big items of furniture that
they will have to move.
2. Take t... See more
More and more consumers are
embracing flat pack furniture for their home. Flat pack furniture has certainly
increased in popularity, especially in the past decade (thanks to Ikea). This
gain in popularity can be attributed to the significant advantages this type of
furniture provides. However, there are also a few disadvantages you must take
into consideration before purchasing a flat-pack.
Pros of Flat Pack Furniture
1. Low Cost
The first obvious pro is the low cost
of flat pack furniture and this is the main reason consumers turn to put together furniture.
It is known to be considerably cheaper than ready-made furniture. Consumers no
longer need big statement furniture pieces to act as an added investment in
their home. Furniture is now similar to the fashion industry, every season
there is a new trend; and with the low cost of flat pack furniture you will be
able to keep up-to-date with the latest furniture trends.
Flat pack furniture is very... See more