FURNISHING AN entire home office can
cost a fortune if each piece is bought
separately. Members will appreciate not
only the space-saving properties of the
Brantford Credenza, but also the value of
purchasing many home-office elements
for the price of one piece of furniture.
The credenza opens to reveal a desk,
six cubbies, shelving and storage for office
equipment such as a printer or scanner,
and even a filing drawer. Not an inch of
space is wasted: The bottom doors have
bins to hold mail, magazines or paperwork
that can be easily reached. Convenient
cable management cutaways and an integrated USB and power center eliminate
cable clutter, keeping your workspace
organized and tidy.
Measuring 42 inches wide, 48 inches
tall and 16 inches deep, this piece is as
compact as a home office can get. Those
THE COZIEST SPOT in your home—your
bed—is about to get even more comfort-
able. Consider an Ara Memory Foam
Mattress with Adjustable Base by Sleep
Science. Adjustable beds make it easier to
work on a tablet or laptop, read, watch a
movie or even ease the discomforts of acid
reflux disease or other medical conditions.
The adjustable base has three pre-programmed starting positions, which
can be controlled by the wireless remote.
“Zero Gravity” elevates both the head
and feet for a cradling position, “Reading”
elevates just the head so you sit up and
“Flat” returns the mattress to a level
position. Up and down buttons on the
remote allow you to make slight position
adjustments to achieve your preferred
comfort. The motor is one of the quietest
on the market, and the base of the kingsize version is split down the middle so
you and your partner can individually
adjust each side to your liking.
The Ara 13-inch, high-density memory
short on space can use it to conceal their
workstation in virtually any room of their
house. When closed, the credenza makes
a great spot to display photos, vases or
The traditional design utilizes metal
pulls and latches, and the solid poplar
wood construction is topped with cherry
and birch veneers to complement a variety
Wherever you decide to place it, this
multipurpose piece will keep your home
office concealed and organized, while
seamlessly integrating into your home’s
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foam mattress features more than 6 inches
of 5-pound visco memory foam, which helps
alleviate pressure points and improves circulation. Not relaxed yet? The base also comes
with massage features for your feet and head.
Aside from allowing Costco members
to completely unwind, this bed is offered
at sizable savings. Due to the quality of the
foams in the mattress and the features of
the adjustable base, the bed can sell for
thousands more elsewhere. It also comes
with a 20-year limited warranty, and the
adjustable base has a one-year in-home
This adjustable bed is one of our
best-selling, best-reviewed items.
Whether you are looking for relief for an
achy back or simply want a more comfort-
able reading spot, the Ara adjustable bed
may be your answer.
Search “Ara adjustable bed.” Bed frame
sold separately. C
1. To clean the finish
on your wood furniture
just use warm water and
mild dish soap. Be careful not to soak it. Wipe the
dirt off the surface with
a soft cloth.
Then dry off
a soft cloth.
2. After cleaning, protect the finish
with a good-quality soft paste wax. You’ll
see a beautiful shine that will last for
3. Keep your furniture out of the sun. Sun
can fade and destroy finishes, and dry out and
shrink the wood, which will cause cracks.
4. For the same reason, don’t place wood
furniture near heating units or vents. Dry
heat will cause the wood to dry and shrink,
5. For a quick-fix touch-up, use appropri-ate-color shoe polish on scratches and chips.
A matching-color felt-tip marker first will
hide it even better.—T. Foster Jones