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Articles to help you make a better decisions on what to buy and what products and services are suitable for your family and home. We have something for everybody at home. From Baby, to toddlers, to teenagers, to Mummy, to Daddy and grandparents.

Picket&Rail, one of Singapore's leading furniture retailers, is facing a barrage of messages about their beds and mattresses. The accusations has been that the use their products have resulted in an unusually high incidence of pregnancies. Replies to messages from Picket&Rail's CEO has had a tone of denial, "Our products are perfectly fine. They were manufactured to perform exactly for what they were designed for. For sex and sleep".
The furniture industry has undergone several transformations over the years, and with the advent of Industry 4.0, the changes are even more profound. The latest in Industry 4.0 design for furniture incorporates advanced technologies such as 3D printing, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, internet of things, and robotics. In this article, we will explore the latest trends in Industry 4.0 design for furniture, their benefits, and limitations.
With the emergence of Industry 4.0 software, designing custom cabinets has become easier, faster, and more efficient than ever before. In this article, we will discuss how you can design your own cabinets using Industry 4.0 software together with our designers.
The fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, is the latest phase in the evolution of manufacturing, building on the three previous industrial revolutions that transformed manufacturing patterns.
Traditionally, loose furniture (ready made) has been the go-to option for interior design. However, in densely populated cities where space is at a premium, built-in furniture has become a popular solution to maximize living space. 
In recent years, there has been a noticeable shift in residential home design towards smaller houses and flats. This trend is not only happening in cities but also in the suburbs. While skyrocketing energy costs, including clean energy, are driving up heating and cooling costs, there are also many other reasons behind this trend.
Home accessories bring the wow factor into any beautiful home. Beautiful furniture without this aesthetic layer look bland and unlived. It's amazing just how a few pillows on the couch, a rug in the living room and a lamp on the sideboard can create such a difference. 
A baby cot is simply a baby bed. It is a piece of furniture for baby to sleep or lie in. Our list below describes the top ten most popular types of baby cots.
The sofa can be considered the most aesthetically important piece of furniture in the home. It is the first piece of furniture that a you usually see when you enter a home. This article will explore the top ten different types sofas you should consider.

Little is known that pine is a softwood variant and is especially dangerous when built for baby furniture. Its softer nature and low wood density pose many risks for parents and adults alike. 

Read on to know why as Singapore’s No. 1 Solid Wood Furniture company, we are taking a strong Anti-Pinewood stance.

With breastfeeding recommended for newborns by practically every hospital and doctor, sharing the master bedroom with baby is almost unavoidable. Having baby in close proximity is a good thing. Newborns wake up every two to three hours to feed. Having baby close is convenient and less stressful for both mother and baby.

Getting ready to welcome Baby home can be overwhelming and most new parents frenzy over what to prepare, what to buy and what to buy first.

As a new parent, sleep is the part of your life that will be most affected. Every parent will swear that a happy baby is one who sleeps enough and has quality sleep.  Baby will grow up healthy and fuss-free too.  And when baby sleeps well, the parents sleep well too !

Nobody buys a house without researching the neighborhood and inspecting the foundation, plumbing, and electrical. Yet many people drop serious money on a sofa without understanding what goes into a well-made piece of upholstered furniture. It’s a leap of faith that often leads to buyer’s remorse and one too many “for sale – hardly used” Craigslist postings.
Avoid stressful last minute Raya furniture shopping with our ready stock and immediate delivery Kuka leather and fabric sofas! Award-winning design, proprietary comfort formula and world-class materials make any Kuka sofa a worthy upgrade from your current model.
Every home has a sofa. But even though they are so common, there's a lot of thought that goes into finding and purchasing one that is perfect for your home. This article will answer some of the most common questions asked by our customers when deciding between sofas.
Google Business Reviews are the most important asset your company can own. Here's how to collect, manage and publish your business reviews to Google. Your business should collect reviews because they show your future customers that you are trustworthy, quite often before they even reach your website.
Threadcount is a system of fabric identification that counts the number of vertical and horizontal threads in one square inch. We’ve been trained to think high thread count equals better quality, instead of comparing weaves and materials. Today, there are many other options, such as Tencel® that are far superior than the 7,000 year old technology. The truth is, counting threads in a square inch to determine quality is obsolete. Read on to find out how this measurement for comfort is old news to stay abreast on the latest technologies for sleep.
Many mattresses manufactured over the last two decades may actually be bad for you. The western way to health has been typically to "target and destroy" the "bad". This sometimes mean choosing the lesser of two evils. Many old mattress contains copious amounts of chemicals to produce key features such as "Anti-Static" and "Anti-Dust Mite".
Marble has been an indispensable part of human life with its durability, elegance and modern look. With small but effective touches according to your personal taste in your living spaces, you can carry naturalness and modernity into your house.
Dining tables are the hosts of meetings, crowded or private dinners, heated conversations and entertaining, fun moments that will not be forgotten in years. Dining tables are the places where the members of a household always come together for many years. And it stands out as one of the parts of the house that need special care. There are a couple of points to consider when choosing a dining table.
We have the widest range of solid wood dining tables and chairs islandwide at Picket&Rail. Our materials are sourced from sustainable old-growth forests worldwide. We’re so sure of our quality that all of our dining furniture comes with a 10-year structural warranty guaranteed! Read to find out more about the perks you get as a Picket&Rail customer.
Small homes can often feel cramped and cluttered, but with the right storage solutions and organization techniques, they can feel spacious and functional. The key to successful storage in a small home is to utilize every available space, both horizontally and vertically. Here are some tips to help you maximize your storage in a small home.
Google Business Reviews are the most important asset your company can own. Here's how to collect, manage and publish your business reviews to Google. Your business should collect reviews because they show your future customers that you are trustworthy, quite often before they even reach your website.

Even if you’re not a frequent shopper, you probably have quite a lot of clothes in your closet. Like everybody else, you have probably tried different ways to maximise your existing closet space.

Going to a retail store with the most car seats on display is the worst possible way of buying a car seat. The chances of you buying the wrong car seat is almost certain. Doing a little research is always wise. Visit a retail shop that specializes in a well known brand you will probably make a better choice. We have a simple guide for choosing a Maxi Cosi car seat for specifically Singapore.
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The car seat belt has saved the lives of more motorists than any other car related invention. But it has also been responsible for a significant number of deaths and accidents of babies and toddlers.