An Introduction into Biophilic Design
An Introduction to Biophilic Design- BIOWHAT? Don’t worry we aren’t talking about the human anatomy or dissecting frogs! So many of us spend hours of our day in front of our screens, maybe it's for work, school, or entertainment. Research tells us that stepping away from our computers, phones, and flatscreens and spending some time in a green space can improve a person's overall health. Spending time in nature has many positive benefits on our mood, stress levels, and cognitiv ....Read More
Allergies VS. Fabrics
Runny nose? Itchy, watery eyes? The most common allergens in your home that could be bothering you are pollen, pet dander, and dust mites. While regularly cleaning can help get rid of some allergens these can be hidden in places you might not have thought about. Your furniture and bedding can be the home to many of these allergens. If you suffer from allergies often and are looking for new furniture, here are some tips to keep in mind. Opt for a Raised Leg Choo ....Read More
Bedgear Pillow Guide
If you've read our previous blog you've learned that the pillow you choose can greatly impact your quality of sleep. That's why we recommend the Cosmo and Flow from Bedgear. The Cosmo and The Flow Both of these pillows come in four different sizes, 0.0, 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0. The numbers reference sizes. Each size allows for a higher pillow and adapts to multiple body sizes. The correct size for you depends on your body type and sleeping position. The Cosmo Cooli ....Read More
Pillowtalk with Old Brick
Did you know that most people experience neck pain as a result of both their mattress and their pillow? Pillows are often forgotten about, they are a last-minute decision. Considering that pillows account for 30% of comfort when sleeping, it is important that we understand how different pillows will affect sleep. Spending a bit more time finding a pillow that is correct for different sleeping positions and body types can help alleviate neck pain now and in the future. Two Sleeping ....Read More
Best, Better, Good: Style for every Budget
Here at Old Brick, we are so pleased to provide a variety of in-stock furniture for every taste and budget. We label each piece of furniture on our website in one of three categories to help you easily differentiate and confidently choose the piece that is best for you at the price you want. These categorize furniture based on value, price, and quality. Best - Top of the Line - Premium - Exceptional Quality - Handcrafted - Custom Best furniture only ....Read More
Brunch Favorites: With Old Brick Employees
All Things Brunch! In honor of our St. Sacrament Champagne Brunch Cruise Giveaway, we rounded up some of our favorite brunch recipes. Here at Old Brick, we prefer both savory and sweet treats and brunch should start between 10 am - 11 am! Our Favorites include quiche, croissant & bagel bakes, coffee cakes, and scrambled egg casseroles! If you are looking for some delicious brunch recipes keep on reading! Rachael’s Favorite: Everything Bagel Breakfast Casserole Bacon. Ch ....Read More
Trends Spotter with the Old Brick Design Team
Last month, our designers had the opportunity to participate in the Capital Region Parade of Homes with a self-guided tour of multiple newly designed and built homes. The Parade of Homes allows builders and interior designers to show off their incredible skills and work. Kaitlynn and Nicole, our Old Brick Designers spotted multiple trends while visiting these homes and they happened to snag a few photos! Black & Gold One huge trend they saw was the colors black & gold. These co ....Read More
Summer Styles 2022!
The weather is getting warmer. The sun is shining. It is FINALLY summer! With warmer days ahead we're talking about Summer Styles for 2022. Check out our favorite styles for this summer season! Texture, Texture, Texture! The ’70s look of woven fabric and metal cutouts is coming back with a bang. This look is great for both indoor, such as a sunroom or all seasons room, and outdoor (#outdoorliving!). Usually paired with lightweight and even waterproof & wind-resistant fa ....Read More
Welcome to bedMatch™ technology!
Losing sleep just thinking about going mattress shopping? Don’t worry here at Old Brick we make it stress-free and fun. We offer one-of-a-kind technology, bedMatch™, to customize your mattress shopping experience. Keep reading to learn how you can find the best mattress for you in 2022! What is bedMatch™? bedMatch™ is a patented diagnostic system that matches your needs to the best mattress for you. By using 18 statistical measurements and over 1,000 scientific ca ....Read More
Sweating? Snoring? Let us help you find the best mattress!
Imagine this… You just get home from a long shift and can’t wait to finally relax and get comfortable. You shower, do your skincare and brush your teeth. You head into your bedroom to find your partner already asleep. You climb into bed and get comfortable and then all of sudden you hear the snoring. It just gets louder and louder. You don’t think it can get any worse. Then you can feel it- the heat radiating from your mattress. You’re left sweating and listening to your partner' ....Read More