Furniture in Germany

Second hand stores Munich

Second hand stores Munich


We all know that there are some pieces that you just don't find in stores anymore. Second hand stores are a great option to look for antiques as well as to find those pieces that you just couldn't find in your favourite furniture store with the best part being that the prices are a bargain. Also, with the do it yourself sensation going on, buying second hand products will allow you to transition smoothly and risk free into a 'do it yourselfer'. You'll be able to sand down, paint, and not feel bad about it. In second hand shops you are sure to find lots of treasures that you can revamp, restore and transition into amazing pieces. However, if you are just shopping around because you're on a tight budget, second hand stores are a great option as you'll definitely be able to find lots of viable options at negotiable prices.


Perhaps you're just moving to Germany for a couple of months and would rather not spend a large amount of money on furniture that you'll be getting rid of pretty soon. Second hand stores are an option you will love.


German parents love second hand stores for getting clothing for their little ones. The fact that they grow so rapidly means that you'll have to continuously be updating their clothing collection and thus you'd perhaps prefer not having to spend a lot of money every time you have to go clothes shopping for them.


Whatever you're looking for, you'll probably be able to find it in a second hand store. You'll be able to explore different styles, add a bit of individuality to your home, and do it all at a very low price.


Thankfully being in Hamburg won't leave you empty handed when it comes to finding these thrifty locations. You'll be able to check out a few, decide on your favourites, and discover new ones when you go along, because they are quite abundant there.


Here are a few links to second hand stores, some of which are frequented by expats looking for the same thrill that you are.













If you haven't got time to hop on a bus or a train, then of course you can find previously loved pieces through the convenience of your computer. Ebay, and as well as many Facebook groups have marketplaces where people are trying to get rid of their used or lightly used products and you can find just about anything you're looking for at an awesome and negotiable price.


When taking this route, be sure to schedule an appointment to view the product you wish to purchase, just to make sure that the quality and condition of the product is up to your standards. Also find out from the sender if they deliver. This would be helpful if you aren't able to transport big pieces yourself.




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Where to buy bedding in Hamburg

Where to buy bedding in Hamburg


Redecorating, restyling, sprucing up for spring, or just moving in, you'll want to get some new bedding to have your sleeping area looking chic and fab, welcoming you in for a good night's rest.


Perhaps you've just moved to Germany and are getting things in place in terms of getting all the necessities you need to make your apartment feel more like home. One thing you'll definitely need, if you didn't have it shipped, is bedding. Though pretty, fun, stylish, colour scheme matching sheets are not a necessity, it's nice not to have to settle for the plain brown or white or beige. This saves you from rushing to buy more bedding once you've gotten everything in place and realize that the bland colours make your home feel dim or the quality of the sheets you bought cause you to itch all night long. So why not kill two birds with one stone and get bedding that you'll love from the get-go.


Price is always a factor. No one wants to pay too much for something that is of bad quality or for something they don't particularly fancy. On the other hand, you probably won't want to spend too much, or get hung up in a store where everything is over your budget. So it's always nice to know where to head to get what and to also have an idea of the price range of bedding in Germany. This will help you to know if you're getting a fair price or if you should look elsewhere.


A lot of places deliver and so even if you don't have time to head out to the stores, but you want something a bit more stylish in your house, you can have it brought right to your front door, saving you a lot of work. And the art of it all is that if you're not pleased with what you get, or it doesn't happen to fir your mattress just right send it right back, select another or get your money back.



Here are two stores that offer competitive pricing on bedding. Most of them offer other household items and you'll more than likely be able to completely add the final touches to your home through one of these stores.



Ikea has just about everything you could want for you home. Furniture, bedding, pictures, candles cutlery, you name it, they have it. Their prices are very reasonable and they also aren't lacking in the quality department. The location itself is very friendly and you'll love shopping there.


Roller offers great prices and a wide selection of household products to choose from. You'll have no problem finding nice bedding for your home here. They do offer delivery so you'll be able to select your favourite pieces and have them sent to you. If you do, however, have the time to visit the store, this would be a great idea as they often have pieces in stock that aren't displayed online.



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Buying furniture in Ulm

Ikea is a splendid location to go furniture shopping because of their range of products and their often unbeatable prices. However, it's important to note that this isn't the only option that you have when shopping for furniture in Ulm. Though Ikea does have a lot to offer, they by no means have everything and especially when you're looking for a particular design or something unique, you may want to stray from their arms and into the arms of one of the other furniture stores in Ulm.


The following stores also boast great prices that won't cause you to want to take up a second job just to be able to make the adventures you had planned on making in Ulm. A few of the items that you can expect to find for unbeatable prices in the stores below include:


-        Bedroom sets

-        Bathroom cabinets

-        Kitchens

-        Home accessories

-        Curtains

-        Bed sheets

-        Dining tables

-        Office Furniture

-        Wall Units


You really do want to look around and see what the furniture stores in the city have to offer. Especially if you're planning on living in Ulm for a few years, you'll want to have your apartment or house set up comfortably and in a way that reflects your individuality. To accomplish this, you will indeed need to take a look at the other places that offer furniture in Ulm, and get a drift of what they have to offer.[...]

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Buying furniture in Trier

Finding a furniture store in Trier is by no means a difficult task. In fact, it's so easy that one quick search will yield you quite a few results. To get a better idea of what's out there and what prices the market has to offer, you may want to consult with someone who's been there and done it all. Speaking with your colleagues about where they have shopped for their furniture is a great way to get ideas on furniture stores that you may want to consider visiting.


·         Some questions to ask include:

·         What are the delivery times like on a particular store?

·         How far away is the store located?

·         Is there parking available?

·         Is there an assembly service offered, if so, what's the cost?

·         What is the price range of a particular store?

·         What style of furniture does a particular store offer?

·         What is the quality like in a particular store?

·         Do the sales representatives speak English?


The more people you ask, the more variety your list will have. If there's anything to be noted about Germans, it's that they love to share information so there's no need to fear asking, because more than likely, they'll love telling you all about their experience with select furniture stores. By the end, you'll have a complete list of all the places you need to go to and your search for the perfect furniture will be a lot lighter than you could have ever imagined.


Some options in Trier include:



The prices in these stores are very affordable and thus, no matter what budget you're working with, they're worth considering. [...]

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Buying furniture in Solingen

Furnishing an entire apartment or house can be quite the task. It's not as simple as just closing your eyes and picking a furniture store that you'll purchase each and every item for your home from. Instead, it requires thought, preparation and of course, a lot of research.


You will also want to weigh the options for furniture stores that you have in Solingen. With the multitude of furniture stores in the area, it can be quite difficulty to weed through the bunch and come to a conclusion on not only which ones to visit, but also which ones give the best value for money.


Depending on how desperate your need is for furniture, you may have a bit more weeding through to do in order to determine which stores will be able to get you the items of your choice in the shortest duration of time. Taking into consideration the long delivery times that many furniture stores in the area boast, if you need furniture right away because you're seconds away from living in an empty apartment, then you'll want to know which stores to avoid, which ones to visit and also, what your other options are.


When in a hurry to find furniture, one option that you may want to consider is leasing furniture. This will save you from purchasing furniture that you don't particularly like just in order to fill your home. With furniture leasing companies, you typically have the option of going for short term or long term and the prices offered are usually inexpensive.




Furniture shopping in the winter can be devastating. If you think about how harshly cold it gets in Stuttgart, you will more than likely get just a few goosebumps. Now, imagine what happens when you step outside to face the cold head on. What if your plans are to take a train or a bus to get to the furniture store? This probably won't be the best idea.


Many furniture stores in Stuttgart are located outside of the heart of the city and thus, getting to these locations may leave you wondering if you have frostbite by the time you arrive. If you haven't got a car, then you may want to consider renting or having a colleague or friend who does have a vehicle, join you on a trip to the furniture store. Save yourself from having to shiver on your way to the furniture store. Be able to relax and view the furniture without having to think about how much you'll dread leaving the store to wait on the bus once you're through shopping.





The car is always warmer when compared to the bus stop or that long trip to the train station. Don't make the mistake of being stuck in freezing weather, wishing you'd never left your home. It definitely won't make for an enjoyable trip. [...]

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Buying furniture in Saarbrücken

How good is your German? If you haven't been keeping up with the language, but are in dire need of spending some much needed time selecting furniture for your home, then having a friend who speaks German accompany you will be very beneficial to your success in finding the perfect pieces at an equally perfect price, for your home.


Many sales representative in Saarsbrücken don't speak German and thus, if you aren't very familiar with the language, you may have a difficult time communicating to the representative just what it is you are looking for. Two of the primary instances where German language skills will be needed is when talking about financing furniture or figuring out how long it will take for your furniture to be delivered to your home. You will want to ensure that you have a firm understanding of both these things as they will be important in determining just how successful your transaction is.


With that said, Saarbrücken is home to a lot of furniture stores and thus, finding items for your home really will not prove to be difficult.


Here are a few examples of the furniture stores you can find in the area:


Möbel Fundgrube- If there's anywhere you can get a great deal on sofa's, Möbel Fundgrube is the place.

Phone: 06 8 / 9 06 27-0

Am Kieselhumes , 6623 Saarbrücken


Möbel Wagner- With great service, excellent quality and attentive staff, you can't go wrong when shopping at Möbel Wagner.

Phone: +49 (6893) 47

Eschringer Str. 48

663 Saarbrücken-Ensheim


At Möbel Martin you won't only be afforded variety, but also lots and lots of rebates and savings on your favourite items.

Phone: +49 (0) 68 80-0

Eschberger Weg 2 · 662 Saarbrücken



It may be wise to contact these locations beforehand to see if they have an English speaker on their team. This will enable you to decide on whether or not a translator will be necessary.[...]

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