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Why Sleep Matters

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While it might seem to be a mundane activity, sleep is a crucial part to living a happy and healthy lifestyle. It contributes not only to your physical health, but to your mental and emotional well-being as well. According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults (aka anyone 18 and over) should be getting between 7-9 hours of sleep a night. School-aged children need 8-11 hours. (Raise your hand if you don’t meet this on a regular basis. Guilty as charged over here).

What can a good night’s sleep really do? Consistently getting a good night’s sleep can lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease, and helps to keep your hormone levels stable. Sleep also can improve memory and  the learning process–when you fall asleep, your brain “practices” the skills you tackled while you were awake. A full night of snoozing can additionally help children pay better attention in school, curb mood swings, and decrease impulsive behavior.

Ready to snooze? Check out these tried and true tips for getting your best night’s sleep and feeling refreshed.

Stick To A Sleep Schedule

Try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every night (even on your days off!) Your body will adjust to the routine and a schedule will reinforce your body’s sleep cycle, ensuring you get the best sleep possible.

No Late Night Lattes

This may go without saying, but caffeine too late in the day will wreck havoc on your bedtime routine. If you’re still dying for that afternoon cup of coffee, try switching to decaf coffee or tea six hours before bedtime. Same rule applies for soda and energy drinks, which are loaded with both caffeine and sugar and can negatively affect the quality of your sleep.

Avoid Distractions In Your Bedroom

Ideally, this means no TVs and no checking your phone in bed (again, guilty over here). Make your bed and bedroom are a relaxing, serene, sleep-only zone. Looking at screens before bedtime increases stimulation and stress. Associating your bed with activities other than sleeping (working, checking emails, watching TV) makes it harder for your body to relax when you’re ready for bed.

Invest In Your Mattress

The quality of your sleep is only as good as your mattress. Good sleep starts with good support–without this, you won’t be comfortable. A top-notch mattress helps with your spine alignment and even regulates body temperature (yes, even the fabric of your mattress matters). When you rent from Fashion Furniture, you can feel confident that you’ll best your best sleep. Choose the mattress that’s perfect for you from our three sleep system categories based on the support and comfort you need. Our team is ready to guide you and help hand-pick your perfect bed so you’ll feel rested night after night.

Ready to sleep well? Contact us to get started!

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When Is The Best Time To Look For A New Apartment?

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A new year often means new goals, new changes, perhaps a new apartment. You may be ready for a change in your living situation,  but when is the best time to move into your new pad? There are a lot of factors when it comes to looking for an apartment–price, inventory, and competition, for example. Despite claims, there is never a “perfect time” to move. Each season has it’s perks and drawbacks. Let’s take a look:

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Why You Should Rent Furniture

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The one question we get asked the most here at Fashion Furniture Rental is “why should I rent furniture?” If you’re moving to a new city or need to find an apartment to rent quickly, renting furniture may be your easiest and best option. Let’s break it down

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Simple Tips For Decorating Your Small Apartment For Christmas

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If you’re struggling on how to incorporate your love for all things Christmas into your small apartment space, we’ve got the perfect guide for you! From simple twinkle lights to colorful ornaments, these ideas will have you busting out the eggnog and signing Christmas carols in no time!

Fashion Furniture Rental Announces Sales Team Reorganization

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December 9, 2016

SAN DIEGO CA. – Fashion Furniture Rental, Inc., a leading rental furniture company offering innovative solutions for residential, commercial, and home staging furniture rental applications in all California markets, has announced the promotion of Scott Upper and Daniel Hemmings to the positions of Northern California Sales Manager and Southern California Sales Manager, respectively.

Mr. Upper has been with Fashion Furniture for more than four years, and has had a major role in the success of the company’s Northern California region. In his new position Upper will maintain his current territory (San Francisco, East Bay and the Peninsula), and will also work with the sales team in the South Bay region.

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Mr. Hemmings has been with Fashion Furniture for over one year and has handled the integration of the Irvine Company account with major success during this time. In his new position, Hemmings will work with Fashion’s Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County sales teams.

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“This reorganization enables Fashion’s leadership to be closer to our sales people and our clients, “says David Brackett, Fashion’s CEO. “It also enables Fashion to have sales management located in our two biggest markets. I’m thrilled that Dan and Scott have accepted the challenge to lead our sales force. They have proven to have the skills necessary to take our sales team to new heights.”

To learn more about Fashion Furniture Rental, visit www.FashionFurniture.com or our blog.

About Fashion Furniture Rental, Inc.: Fashion Furniture Rental and its affiliated company, Parker Rose Design, is a family owned company based in San Diego, California, operating throughout Southern and Northern California. Known for its flexibility and outstanding customer service, Fashion specializes in providing rental furniture for corporate housing companies, apartment dwellers and furniture staging companies. Additionally, Parker Rose Design provides expert staging to the real estate industry throughout California.

Home Staging Secrets from the Professionals

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When you’re selling a home, first impressions are crucial. An expertly staged home creates an impactful first experience for the buyer, not to mention staged homes sell faster than un-staged listings.

Easy and Mouth-Watering Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Homemade Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner with Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, and Corn

With Thanksgiving only a week away, you’re probably busy making plans for the star of the meal, the turkey.