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At Bush Furniture, we’ve been a trusted manufacturer of home furnishings for more than 60 years. We comply with industry standards for quality and safety, and where possible we strive to exceed them. Our mission is to stay informed of your needs and concerns, as well as industry trends which help us continuously improve the furniture you enjoy in your home. Our commitment to testing is shown by our membership in ASTM International. Read on to learn about some of the quality and safety features in our bedroom, office and entertainment furniture.

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Bush Bedroom Furniture Testing

Unfortunately, tragic accidents have taken place in homes across America where dressers have tipped over and caused harm to children. With this in mind, we decided to go above and beyond in crafting dressers that exceed industry test standards through our Tip Guard designs. Tip Guard safety features include a stable design, counterweighted back panel, wall anchor and Open-Safe Drawers. Click on the image to enlarge and view key safety features in our 4 drawer and 6 drawer dressers.

  • Drawers pass stability testing with 70 lb. weight on level hard and most level carpeted surfaces; included wall anchor offers additional security
  • Open-Safe Drawers are designed to pull out one at a time for improved stability
  • Slides stop when fully extended to prevent drawers from being removed unintentionally

Watch our video to learn more about our River Brook Collection

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Home Office Furniture Testing

Bush Furniture products undergo substantial quality testing in our sophisticated in-house facility.

Drawers: 25,000 cycles

Doors: 5,000 cycles

Casters: 1,000 cycles

Desks: Weight load, leg strength and scratch resistance.

Feature Benefit
Desktop Weight
Most desktop surfaces can support 200 pound weight capacities and are scratch-resistant *unless otherwise stated
Wall Anchor
Bookcases, Hall Trees, and Tall Cabinets over 42 inches come with a Wall Anchor to help secure the furniture to the wall and prevent tipping
Open Safe Drawers
Two drawer Lateral Files contain mechanisms that only allow one drawer to be opened at a time to prevent tipping
Counter weight Panels
Can be found in the back of many of our Lateral Files to help prevent tipping
Euro Style Hingers and Hardware
Soft close to prevent injury to fingers
Glass Work Surfaces
Glass is tempered to increase strength and has a safety liner to keep pieces of broken glass together until replacement
Hutches
Are fastened to their supporting Desk to avoid tipping or separation
Load Ration
All shelf surfaces and storage compartments offer a maximum load ration to

Entertainment Furniture Testing

Feature Benefit
Wall Anchor
All TV stands include a wall anchor safety strap
Ventilation
TV and Audio stands offer rear ventilation to keep enclosed equipment from overheating
Primary Glass Surfaces
Glass is tempered to increase strength and has a safety liner to keep pieces of broken glass together until replacement
Forward Tip Test
All floor standing products pass a 10 degree forward tip test without falling over
Load Ration
All TV stands are rated for their maximum safe TV size to avoid unintentional overloading and assure tip safety

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