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America’s Original Source For Home Goods Bringing Our Best To You Since 1842!

Established in 1842 Hildreth’s is America’s first and the Hamptons largest in interior and exterior home furnishings and accessories.
Including the largest selection of indoor furniture Hildreth’s carries luxurious bedding, top of the line bath towels, spa essentials, housewares, candles and hostess gifts, table linens, baby cribs, children’s clothing, gifts and toys, area rugs, lamps & lamp shades and even sewing supplies.
With over 80,000 square feet in 3 convenient locations including East Hampton and Southampton Hildreth’s celebrates its 13th generation on the East End of Long Island and being in business since 1842.
Hildreth’s experienced sales staff, designers and decorators offer the best in customer service, the finest in quality products, all for an outstanding value…

Hildreth’s bringing our best to you since 1842.

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Established in 1842 Hildreth's Home Goods is America's oldest and the Hampton's Largest in interior and exterior home furnishings and accessories. You will find everything for any room in and around your house. In our Blog you can read about Home Decor & Design tips, and so much more. add your comments we would love to hear from you!

Buying a Sofa

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You may have an idea of what you like when you begin to shop for a sofa.  There are many things to consider however before making that purchase, as many options exist as well as many price ranges.

Cushions may come in foam, down, down wrap/down blend, there are also alternatives to down, cushions may have coils/springs.  Back pillows can be attached, semi-attached, scattered.  construction can be drop in coil units, or 8 to 10 way hand tied.  Softer cushions may seat you closer to the ground causing you to have to pull yourself up and out of a sofa, where firmer cushions tend to seat you higher.  Depths (seat from front to back) vary with sofas, taller people are usually comfortable in deeper seating.  There are slipcovers you can choose, skirted sofas, non -skirted, upholstered sofas, even collage sofas.  Order a contrast welt for a different look, or 5" fringe for a more traditional dramatic effect. 

Stop in, play musical chairs, let us assess your needs and help you find what suits you best. 

All About Outdoor Fabrics

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ALL ABOUT OUTDOOR FABRICS

The technology of outdoor fabrics has advanced exponentially in the last 10-15 years, as has the variety of colors, textures and patterns available.  The range of top-quality outdoor fabrics is bewildering, and many of the new fabrics look and feel like indoor fabrics. In fact, many people are now using outdoor fabrics for their indoor spaces, to take advantage of the resistance to fading and stains. 

Do outdoor fabrics really live up to the claim of being UV, stain, and mildew resistant? 

Absolutely – and they do a lot more than that.

At Hildreths we have many sources for beautiful outdoor fabrics:

Beacon Hill

Charlotte fabrics

Chella

Duralee

Fabricut

Kravet

Lee Jofa

Maxwell

Norbar

Ralph Lauren

Robert Allen

Scalamandre

Schumacher

Silverstate

Stroheim

Stout

Thibaut

Trivantage

Trend

United Fabrics

What are Revolution Performance Fabrics®?

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What are Revolution Performance Fabrics®?

Revolution Performance Fabrics® are virtually unstainable, easy to clean, EXTREMELY DURABLE, yet beautiful and SOFT while also resistant to fading from the sun. 

Revolution Performance Fabrics® are MADE IN THE USA at our FAMILY OWNED factory in North Carolina. 

The base yarns for Revolution are made within 200 miles of our factory, and processed by us using PROPRIETARY TECHNOLOGY. This yarn technology sets Revolution apart. 

Revolution Performance Fabrics® are also the GREENEST UPHOLSTERY FABRICS available because they have the least negative impact on the planet (Source:Higg Index)

Unlike other performance brands, Revolution Performance Fabrics® use NO PFC CHEMICALS. The safety of PFC chemicals is being questioned by many governments and scientific organizations (Link to EPA WARNING). Revolution Performance Fabrics® contain no formaldehyde, heavy metals, phenols, phthalates, or flame retardant chemicals.

Where can I buy Revolution Performance Fabrics®?

Revolution Performance Fabrics® are available on furniture made in North America, and can be purchased from many QUALITY upholstery retailers. If you are interested in cut yardage please visit our online shop to see what is available. Don't see exactly what you are looking for be sure check out a fabric retailer near you.

How are Revolution Performance Fabrics® so stain resistant?

OLEFIN, also known as POLYPROPYLENE, is a unique material because it is totally inert… that’s why milk jugs are made from Olefin. Revolution Performance Fabrics® are made from Olefin yarn that is SOLUTION DYED by mixing pigments in the liquid polymer. The color becomes an integral component of the yarn—That is why it’s VIRTUALLY UNSTAINABLE.

How do I clean Revolution Performance Fabrics®?

Revolution fabrics can be cleaned with almost any household cleaner—even pure bleach will not damage our fabric. Most stains can be blotted and cleaned with just water, but we recommend mixing some BLEACH in the solution to kill any bacteria that might grow. Whatever cleaning product you use, it is important to thoroughly RINSE the fabric with clean water and allow the fabric to AIR DRY.

Are Revolution Performance Fabrics® machine washable?

NO. Machine washing is not necessary and could damage the fabric if done improperly. Revolution Performance Fabrics® should be SPOT CLEANED per the cleaning
instructions.

Are Revolution Plus Performance Fabrics® machine washable?

YES. Revolution Plus® should be washed on the DELICATE CYCLE with cold water accompanied with laundry detergent and bleach. After the wash is complete, dry your fabric on LOW HEAT for 10 minutes. Since,  Olefin yarn absorbs no water, that should be plenty of time to completely dry your fabric. 
*Only wash and dry on low heat. Exposure to high temperatures will damage Olefin.

Can I iron Revolution Performance Fabrics® or Revolution Plus Performance Fabrics®?

NO. Exposure to high temperatures will damage Olefin. 

What Is the Difference Between Bonded & Top Grain Leather Sofas?

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Just because the tag in the furniture store has the word "leather" on it does not mean a sofa's upholstery is a quality, all-natural material. Not all grades of leather, or terms with "leather" in the title, are created equally, which is why a bonded leather sofa is often far less expensive than top-grain leather.

Top Grain

Top-grain leather means leather that has been made from the top or outermost layer of cowhide. Full-grain leather is a top-grain leather that shows all its natural grain and is the most natural. If labeled as top-grain but not full-grain, the leather may be sanded or buffed out to reduce blemishes. It is not as processed as some other forms of leather, however. Top-grain leather is soft and shows natural character. A slightly lower quality top-grain leather is called corrected leather, which may be chemically treated or textured for a more uniform appearance. Corrected leather is durable but not as soft as standard top-grain leather.

Bonded Leather

"Bonded leather" indicates the material contains a small amount of leather in the material. This would be akin to using the term "wood" for pressed wood, which is made from sawdust and wood scraps combined with binding agents. Bonded leather is actually polyurethane on the exposed surface, followed by a thin layer of fabric with bits of leather scraps fused onto it. The inner fabric holds the structure together. Bonded leather is not as strong or as durable as true leather.

Energy Smart Style

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Hildreth's has special promotions and rebates until April 10, 2017 as part of the 2017 Energy Smart Style Savings Event.

Receive a $100 Rebate on the following Hunter Douglas purchases, 1/14 through 4/10/17*:

1 DUETTE® VERTIGLIDE® HONEYCOMB SHADE
Plus $100 rebate each additional unit

2 VIGNETTE® MODERN ROMAN SHADES
Plus $100 rebate every 2 additional units

4 DUETTE® HONEYCOMB SHADES
Plus $100 rebate every 4 additional units

4 SOLERA® SOFT SHADES
Plus $100 rebate every 4 additional units

Keep your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer with insulating Hunter Douglas shades. They’re the smart and beautiful way to help lower your energy bills.

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Modern Mix

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Rowe Modern Mix

Transform your living space with contemporary flair from the Modern Mix collection. Building off of their popular create-your-own line, My Style, Modern Mix adds a Mid-Century vibe with clean, modern tailoring.  With many different stylish features, you'll be able to design a truly unique living room. Choose between individual seat cushions or a bench cushion for the perfect combination of style and comfort. Tapered, cone, or straight chrome legs support each piece, while also offering a streamlined look. The finest upholstery covers each sofa, chair, and loveseat, giving them a quality look that will make the Modern Mix a perfect addition to your home.

What Type Of Fabric Should I Use?

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The best fabric to use for your project depends on the look and feel you want the final product to have, however we've listed some common fabric choices for a range of projects below.

Natural Fabrics

Linen: Linen is best suited for formal living rooms or adult areas because it soils and wrinkles easily. And, it won't withstand heavy wear. However, linen does resist pilling and fading. Soiled linen upholstery must be professionally cleaned to avoid shrinkage.

Leather: This tough material can be gently vacuumed, damp-wiped as needed, and cleaned with leather conditioner or saddle soap.

Cotton: This natural fiber provides good resistance to wear, fading, and pilling. It is less resistant to soil, wrinkling, and fire. Surface treatments and blending with other fibers often atone for these weaknesses. Durability and use depend on the weave and finish. Damask weaves are formal; canvas (duck and sailcloth) is more casual and more durable.

Wool: Sturdy and durable, wool and wool blends offer good resistance to pilling, fading, wrinkling, and soil. Generally, wool is blended with a synthetic fiber to make it easier to clean and to reduce the possibility of felting the fibers (causing them to bond together until they resemble felt). Blends can be spot-cleaned when necessary.

Cotton Blend: Depending on the weave, cotton blends can be sturdy, family-friendly fabrics. A stain-resistant finish should be applied for everyday use.

Vinyl: Easy-care and less expensive than leather, vinyls are ideal for busy family living and dining rooms. Durability depends on quality.

Silk: This delicate fabric is only suitable for adult areas, such as formal living rooms. It must be professionally cleaned if soiled.

Synthetic Fabrics

Acetate: Developed as imitation silk, acetate can withstand mildew, pilling, and shrinking. However, it offers only fair resistance to soil and tends to wear, wrinkle, and fade in the sun. It's not a good choice for furniture that will get tough everyday use.

Acrylic: This synthetic fiber was developed as imitation wool. It resists wear, wrinkling, soiling, and fading. Low-quality acrylic may pill excessively in areas that receive high degrees of abrasion. High-quality acrylics are manufactured to pill significantly less.

Nylon: Rarely used alone, nylon is usually blended with other fibers to make it one of the strongest upholstery fabrics. Nylon is very resilient; in a blend, it helps eliminate the crushing of napped fabrics such as velvet. It doesn't readily soil or wrinkle, but it does tend to fade and pill.

Olefin: This is a good choice for furniture that will receive heavy wear. It has no pronounced weaknesses.

Polyester: Rarely used alone in upholstery, polyester is blended with other fibers to add wrinkle resistance, eliminate crushing of napped fabrics, and reduce fading. When blended with wool, polyester aggravates pilling problems.

Rayon: Developed as an imitation silk, linen, and cotton, rayon is durable. However, it wrinkles. Recent developments have made high-quality rayon very practical.

Cleaning Your Sofa Slip Cover

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Cleaning Instructions
Professional Dry Cleaning on all fabrics to preserve color and longevity of the fabric is recommended. When using any decorative trims or multiple fabrics on your slipcover, Professional Dry Cleaning is recommended. If you have a slipcover that is Pre-washed (noted beside the fabric in grade section), please follow the Washing Instructions below.

Washing Instructions
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO OVERLOAD YOUR WASHER.
• CLOSE ALL ZIPPERS ON SEATS, BACKS, AND THROWS TO PROLONG SEAM LIFE.
• MACHINE WASH COLD, GENTLE CYCLE WITH MILD DETERGENT.
• DRY ON LOW HEAT OR AIR DRY TIL DAMP.
• PUT BACK ON PIECE WHILE COVER IS SLIGHTLY DAMP.

General Care Information
To help extend the life of your slipcover, cushions, and frame you need to spend
a little time to take care of your furniture.

• Seat cushions and back pillows should be reversed regularly.
• Seat cushions should be rotated from side to side.
• Back pillows and throw pillows should be fluffed regularly.
• Vacuum with a soft brush attachment to get excess dust and dirt.

Removing pet hair from your new sofa!

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So you just bought a new sofa from Hildreth's how exciting but now you are nervous that your animals fur will destroy your brand new sofa. Not to worry we have some tips and tricks to keep your sofa clean and animal fur free. 

1. Use your vacuum or vacuum hose. Brush your sofa and then use your vacuum hose to pick up those unwanted pet hairs.

2. Invest in a lint roller or use some packaging tape, to clean up the fur with ease from your sofa.

3. Invest in a slipcover, they're easy to clean and, can be quickly changed out for a different style. Slipcovers and pets go hand and hand!

4. Try and brush your pets fur outside and brush often so the fur doesn't land on your sofa. You can also run a dryer sheet over your pet to get the fur off.

5. Use a clean dry sponge and run it slowly across your sofa and the fur will cling to the sponge instead of the sofa.

6. Bathe and groom your pet often. The furniture will last longer when your pet is clean. Also remember to trim their nails. Trimmed nails are happy nails. 

7. Bringing your pets to the Hamptons? Don't leave them in the car where they can overheat, bring them into Hildreth's! We are pet friendly :)