From vintage to modern, and from neutral to bold colors, Tacoma’s furniture stores offer a wide selection of furniture, rugs and accessories, as well as some of the most knowledgeable salespeople around. Whether you’re getting settled in your new Tacoma apartment, looking for more grown-up furniture or just adding to the collection, Tacoma has a large selection of furniture stores within reach. Read on for our picks on where you find nice, cheap furniture in this charming Pacific Northwest city.
One of the first things you’ll notice about Harkness Furniture is its giant retro neon sign out front. It’s become a fixture on South Tacoma Way. The next thing you’ll notice is its large furniture selection. The items are offered at great sales prices, and the quality of the selection is second to none. They don’t carry low-end items here, and the staff allows you to roam the two levels at your leisure and will answer questions as needed. Keep an eye out for storewide sales.
Where: 6612 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409
This downtown furniture boutique offers a great selection of furniture, whether you’re in the market for a new couch, chair or table. Their floor models give you an idea to help you decide what you want to furnish your space. Check out the selection and customize your choices to have the perfect addition to your living room, dining room or kitchen. And if you need an accent rug, they have those, too.
Where: 821 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402
This is the retail department store of the NW Furniture Bank, an organization which helps restore hope, dignity and stability in the community by recycling donated furniture to people in need. Hope Furnishings is located in the Tacoma Dome district, and it offers gently used furnishings, name brand floor samples and vintage furnishings at a great value. The revenues generated from Hope Furnishings are then used to purchase high demand items for the furniture bank clients.
Where: 117 Puyallup Ave., Tacoma, WA 98421
The Old Cannery
This family-owned store has been serving the Pacific Northwest for more than 25 years. The Old Cannery offers high quality durable furniture, from beds to dressers, and from desks to bookcases. The employees are knowledgeable about their inventory, and they are willing to work with you to make sure the customer goes home with only the best. And while you’re shopping, grab some coffee or fudge at their in-house cafe.
Where: 13608 Valley Ave. E., Sumner, WA 98390
Preuit Estate Furnishings
Located in beautiful Gig Harbor, this family-owned store offers quality home furnishings on consignment. Whether you’re looking for furniture, lighting, mirrors, rugs or accessories, Preuit Estate Furnishings has a large selection for you. The inventory turns over weekly, but their website keeps you up to date on what’s in store.
Where: 3308 Uddenberg Lane, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
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