Surplus Difference

  • Furniture for Small Space Living: The Strehela Sofa

    With our population continuing to rise along with the cost of housing, small space living is becoming a lot more common among young city dwellers and even the older population deciding to downsize. This growing trend won’t seem to die down anytime soon.

    Adjusting to a small space living arrangement poses a few challenges (such as moving/transporting furniture). Thankfully Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse has a smart and attractive solution!

    Enter the Strehela Silver Sofa & Loveseat:

    Mod and modular, the Strehela sofa in steel gray delivers high style for a great value. Clean-lined, flared-arm design and neutral flannel-like upholstery are easy to love and easy to blend, with coil seat cushioning providing that much more comfort and support.
    *The clever modular design means each piece comes in a single box, with easy assembly instructions.

    You have the option to purchase both sofa & loveseat or individually. When time and space are of a luxury, this gem of a furniture can save you plenty of both without the luxury price tag.
    **The seat cushions do require manual inflation which takes approximately 24 hours to fully inflate so give yourself a day in advance if you’re planning to use the sofa. *

    Make sure you head into your local Surplus Furniture store to check out this item. You can also enjoy our Same-Day Delivery on all stock items and 100% Free Layaway. Follow this link to choose your closest store location and search 3310 to view.

  • Employee Profile: Bill Gill, Grand Falls, Windsor, ON

    There is more to our meaning of "The Surplus Difference". While quality furniture and service sets us apart from the others, our fun culture and high-energy work environment makes it an attractive place to work. We are always on the lookout for energetic career-minded team members and encourage our employees to share their experiences working with us!

    Bill Gill is the Store Manager in our Grand Falls Location and has been a valuable employee for two years. We're extremely excited to share his story:

    Before Surplus I had a couple of jobs. I started out at Canadian Tire and worked there for 22 yrs., spending 11 yrs. working in the hardware department; 7 of which was as dept. manager and 11 yrs. in the sports/seasonal dept. as dept. manager, and store key holder. 

    I decided I needed a career change, so I started with a small local business selling sunrooms and outdoor living products.  It was a challenge, but I enjoyed learning new things and working with different people.  I worked there for 5 yrs. and enjoyed it but I missed the retail setting and dealing more with the public, so I decided I needed 1 more change. 

    I had seen the Surplus ads for years, and it seemed interesting, so I decided I would like to give it a try and applied. I got hired in May of 2016 and I was immediately happy I made the decision to apply.  It was a whole new world for me, yet still the same as I was used to working in sales. After the initial shock of seeing the sales program and seeing things in a whole new light from what I was used to, I could see how the program would work and be very helpful.  It gives you the chance to succeed; the rest is up to you. 

    With all the new products arriving it is always a new learning experience.  In this business, as is in life, you are always learning. It is a great place to work, very innovative in its business model, and has a great team atmosphere. 

    In June 2017 I was offered the Store Manager job and gladly accepted.  It has been a great 2 yrs. at Surplus so far and I am looking forward to bigger and better things!!!

    We are currently hiring is several locations across Canada so please check out our Career page on our website for all available positions!

  • Stay in Your Lane: The Heritage Collection by Lane Furniture

    This week we are proud to showcase our Lane Home Essentials Collection: Our commitment to quality allows us to ensure the most comforting experience for a competitive price. We only carry quality products from advanced and reputable manufactures. Lane is just one of the many brands that we carry. Their brand story and their commitment to advanced technology certainly sets them apart. Here’s a look at their history:

    In 1972, Lane bought a small reclining chair company in Tupelo, Mississippi, named Action Industries. Action Industries was founded in 1970 by Bo Bland and Mickey Holliman. Action sustained tremendous growth through gains in market share and product diversification through the next 20 years becoming a major force in the upholstered furniture industry. Today, Lane is part of the Heritage Home Group. Along with Lane, Heritage Home Group’s brands include: Broyhill, Drexel Heritage, Henredon, Hickory Chair, La Barge, Lane Venture, Maitland-Smith, Pearson, and Thomasville. These brands offer consumers the widest range of products in the furniture industry.
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    At Surplus Furniture & Mattress you can enjoy our Darcy Charcoal Reclining Sofa & Loveseat from Lane Home Essentials:

    The rich, deep grey shades of the Darcy Charcoal Reclining Sofa and Loveseat upholstery is smooth, soft, and subtle. They're the perfect additions to your home with clean, contemporary style with a drop-down console in the middle of the loveseat seats. The plush, pad over chaise seating is sandwiched between heavily padded arms, waterfall backs, and completed with stylish double needle contrast stitching throughout the set.

    Our latest arrivals feature these new gems from Lane:

    The Redding Grey sofa & loveseat
    Designed in soft chenille fabric with welted accents, the bold, contemporary design offers plush cushioning and stylish tapered armrests. Raised by decorative exposed feet, this stunning set is the perfect addition to your living room, family room or den.

    The Alamo Collection

    Available in taupe and grey, the frame is constructed of solid hardwood with the back cushions attached. The seat cushions are detached and feature sinuous wire springs and high-density foam providing exceptional comfort. With 100 percent polyester, soft chenille with multi-colored yarns; this sofa is a sure bet for those who value comfort and quality.

    Make sure you head into your local Surplus Furniture store to check out theses beautiful Living Sets! Don’t forget about our Same-Day Delivery on all in stock items and 100% FREE Layaway

    Follow this link to choose your closest store location and search (5043, 9572, 4330 and 9096) to view these sets.


  • The Cycle of Success

    When it comes to off-road biking, 12-year-old Kaiden Trudel Whan is no stranger to success! With so many trophies in so many BMX competitions, it’s no wonder that Kaiden is well on his way to championship status.

    This weekend was a winning one for Kaiden; On Friday June 29th, he won first place at the Race For Life. On Saturday June 30th he came in second at the Gold Cup qualifier and placed first over all in the provincial qualifiers in Gananoque. Kaiden also placed first in the Kingston provincial qualifiers on Sunday July 1st.

    Kaiden is currently leading in the points race for his age group of 12-year-old novices and just last weekend Kaiden was in Milton, Ontario finishing 2nd in his first ever qualifier. With two more victories Kaiden will move up to the intermediate division and on August 1st he will be competing in the nation’s capital and Nepean Ontario, for the final qualifiers for the national championship.

    Surplus Furniture & Mattress is extremely proud to sponsor Kaiden Trudal Whan & Kingston BMX Racing Club. We wish them continued success as they bike their way to the top.

    *Pictured in the Kingston Ontario store with sales staff Bryan Colicchio (L) and Andrea Bolton (R)

  • 6 Things You Should Know About About Our Protection Plan

    Warranties are a funny thing; most of us scoff at the cost of a warranty at the time of purchase, thinking “what could possibly happen”, or “warranties never seem to cover anything if something does happen” so we smile while declining to purchase the extended warranty. However, it’s a decision we always regret when something does happen, and we hear those fateful words “Did you purchase the extended warranty?”.

    According to Forbes, furniture is one of the largest purchases you will make, next to a home, car, retirement and education. And while we purchase insurances and warranties for each of these, why do we continue to ignore the warranty for our furniture?
    Now it is true, not all warranties are created equal, and there is some diligence required on behalf of the consumer when it comes to taking full advantage of the warranty. So, let’s take a few minutes to discuss with one of our top DM (District Manager’s) what options are available when it comes to protecting one of your largest purchases.

    Question 1. What’s the Difference Between the Manufacturer’s Warranty versus Extended Warranty?
    DM: When purchasing furniture, there are a few options available for warranty. Unless stated, all upholstery purchases come with a standard one-year manufacturer’s warranty. This covers anything manufacture related, like if the frame breaks or if the fabric separates at the seams. Surplus Furniture is excited to offer the Total Care Protection Plan, which covers any accidental cut, rips, stains or burns. We also have additional plans that cover springs, frames and reclining mechanisms for the next 5 years. All the customer has to do is contact the warranty company provided in the protection plan kit.

    Question 2. Can we purchase the warranty after the purchase?
    DM: No. You can only purchase the warranty at the time of purchase. One big factor to consider is optics; if you initially refuse the warranty, but then purchase it at a later date and immediately file a claim afterwards, it appears to the manufacturer that you only purchased the warranty in order to cover a claim.

    Question 3. Can you register your Protection Plan online?
    DM: Yes. This is a common mistake from customers. When you purchase the Total Care Protection Plan, one of the first things the customer should do is register the plan online. That way all their information is registered and stored should they need to make any warranty claims at a later date.

    Ultra Shield's Total Care Kit (Wood, Fabric & Leather)

    Question 4. So a customer purchases the Total Care Protection Plan, registers it online and now something has happened and they need to make a claim. What steps do they take?
    DM: All the customer needs to do is contact the 1-800 number provided on the protection plan kit immediately. Follow the directions over the phone or on the kit. Once the claim has been approved, the store can look after replacement or repairs of the components.

    Question 5. What happens if I am a pet owner?
    DM: Surplus Furniture is pleased to offer the 5 Year Total Care VIP Pet Protection Plan, which covers all unintentional and accidental damage from handling as well as damages caused by pets.

    Question 6. What’s included in the Protection Kit?
    DM: The Total Care Kit comes with the following:
    1) A leather protector & conditioner to prevent leather from drying and cracking
    2) A cream polish to give your wood surfaces a clean shine
    3) A scratch guard to protect the wood furniture against scratches, and
    4) Amodex ink & stain remover.

    In addition, the kit comes with a detailed protection plan/service agreement number with details on the coverage and instructions on registering your warranty. You must keep that document as well as your original invoice should you have to file a claim.

    Buying furniture shouldn’t be a stressful process. Customers should know that once they make their purchase, Surplus Furniture and Mattress Warehouse will always be at their service to help with any concerns or questions. It’s this confidence and trust that we want to instill on our customers.

  • 4 Things You Should Know About iSave

    One of the benefits of shopping at Surplus Furniture & Mattress is the simplicity of it all. Our hassle-free and no-frills approach combined with our ability to offer a highly competitive pricing makes shopping at our stores a satisfying experience. At Surplus Furniture you won’t have to worry about hidden costs or even wonder who’s paying for all that fancy showroom displays with all the bells and whistles. What you see is what you get…and what you get is simply the lowest possible price on brand name good quality furniture.

    But there’s more…Let’s face it--shopping is always better when you know you’ve received the best deal on the product you love. It’s even better when can walk into a store with a competitor flyer and know you are getting more than a price match. With our iSave Best Price Guarantee, shopping at Surplus Furniture couldn’t be better.

    Here are a few things that you should know about our iSave Best Price Guarantee:

    1. It’s a guarantee—This is not a gimmick. With iSave we stand by our promise to save you money on our in-stock merchandise.

    2. We offer competitive pricing guaranteed. We will beat the in-stock advertised price of all local competitors by 5% - not just price matching you actually save 5%.

    3. A flyer is all you need—Walk into our store with a local flyer (mobile or printed) and our sales associates will take care of the rest.

    4. We make it easier, convenient and hassle-free for you to shop with us. With our same day delivery on all in-stock items, 100% FREE layaway as well as our flexible payment and financing options, there is no reason not to shop at Surplus Furniture! We believe in providing the best customer service while making sure you save!

    Wondering how you can save? Here are three ways you can:

    1. Visit any of our store locations across Canada

    2. Sign up for our newsletter for exclusive deals

    3. We’re social! We hope you are too—follow us on Instagram and Twitter, Like us on Facebook and stay informed!

  • Layaway: How it Works!

    Shopping for furniture can sometimes be stressful, especially when it comes to payment. Will that be cash, credit or financing?

    Base Pepper 2pc SectionalCash requires significant upfront capital on your part, and let's face it, not everyone is blessed with a large discretionary cash balance. Credit is an easy option, but with a 29% interest rate on most credit cards, that $1,000 sofa set now costs $1300. Financing works the same way, the longer the financing term, the more you pay in interest, not too mention the upfront administration fee to set up the account. Rent to own furniture is deceivingly expensive with high interest fees mixed with a large buyout option at the end of the term. SO either you pay the full value today, or you borrow and pay the full value (plus interest) later. But by now, you must be thinking, isn't there another way?

    Thankfully, at Surplus Furniture and Mattress Warehouse, we have another payment option available to all our customers. 100% FREE Layaway! And did you know that Surplus Furniture is one of the only furniture companies that offers this...

    How does 100% FREE Layaway work? Great question. Simply choose your furniture, then select the 100% FREE Layaway option for payment. You choose the payment amount based on what you can afford and you choose how often you make payments. Complete control. So here are the details:

    Ashley Alenya Charcoal 2pc Sofa SetControl Your Payments. Pay what you can afford, when you can afford it. It's that easy. Most financing/credit card options set your payment amount and schedule, but not with our layaway option. You can set your payment amount and how often you make the payments. Once a month, every week, it's your choice. So if you find you have a bit more flexibility at the end of the month, your payments can reflect that. Or let's say you had some unexpected bills, no worries, decrease your payments and make up the difference when you can. It's that easy.

    No Interest Fees. Did you know that consumer debt in Canada has gone up from 3.1% in 2014 to 4.1% in October 2015. Canadian's have an average of $3,745 in credit card debt. So with 29% interest fees, it's no wonder credit card debt is a leading factor in bankruptcy. There are no Interest Fees with our 100% Layaway program. You pay the cost of the item you have on layaway, nothing more.

    No Administration Fees. Most financing companies have a set (or flat) administration fee, just to have the convenience of borrowing money. This fee at times, can be several hundred dollars, which is non-refundable. Our 100% FREE Layaway program is just that, FREE. There is no cost to use our layaway program. Simply select your furniture and start your layaway program. The only cost, is the initial (first) payment, which is applied directly to the item you are placing on layaway.

    Pick up Items as they are paid for. If you have several items on your layaway, you don't have to wait to take them home and enjoy them. You can pick them up as they are paid for, so no more waiting.

    Lock in the Price. See a promotion that you just can't pass on, but your next paycheck is a few weeks away? No worries, Lock in that price today. Take advantage of the promotion today, without having to wait until your next pay check. Simply place the item(s) on layaway, make the initial payment, and wait for your next pay check. If the price of the package goes up, you still pay the lower price. There is no sense missing a great deal today.

    4520_mwOur Layaway Program is one of the unique reasons people love to buy from Surplus Furniture! Brand Name Furniture! Warehouse Pricing! Flexible Payment Options! Surplus Furniture will save you money!!!

  • Review Us on Google Plus!

    We would love to hear from you!

    Have you visited one of our many stores across Canada? If so, we would love to hear about your shopping experience. Leave us a Google Review. It's very quick and easy. Please note, you will need a Gmail account in order to leave a review.

    STEP 1: Google Surplus Furniture and the City your are located in
    ie/ "Surplus Furniture Kingston"- From here you should see our page listing on the right hand side.

    STEP 2: You must be logged into your Google Account, such as Gmail or YouTube (or other associated Google account)

    STEP 3: Click "Write a Review" and let us know your Surplus experience and rate us!



  • Payment Options at Surplus Furniture


    When purchasing your new furniture, Surplus Furniture offers multiple avenues customers can take advantage of when it comes to payments for your new furniture. Whether it be taking advantage of our 5 Star Layaway program or utilizing our interest free finance options, both avenues will assist in paying off your new furniture.

    Did you know that Surplus Furniture offers FREE LAYAWAY? Our 5 Star program allows you to select your furniture today and take it home whenever you are ready! This works great if you have not yet taken possession of your new home or your just not ready to pay for the full purchase today! Did I mention that this program is free? That means you will not pay any interest or storage fees for the lifetime of your layaway! All you have to do is tell us when you want to own it and then stop in and make regular installments towards the balance of your purchase. As much or as little as you are comfortable with, remember there is no time limit!

    We also offer an assortment of financing options. Great news is that with our finance options you will be able to take your furniture home right away while also paying the remaining balance conveniently online or at your bank. Surplus Furniture offers the following finance options to suit a wide variety of needs:

    1. Defer your payment with NO INTEREST for 6 or 12 months. This means you take the furniture home today and pay for it later!

    2. Make equal monthly payments for 3, 6, 12 or 18 months. This is INTEREST FREE!!

    3. Make equal monthly payments for 12, 24 or 36 months with the low interest rate of only 13.50%

    Stop by today and talk with any of our Sales Specialists. We know we have something you will love for the absolute best prices! Once you have picked out the furniture or mattress you want we will ensure to get you on the best possible payment plans that will suit your needs and your budget.

  • Furnish Your Entire Home on a Budget

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    With so many options Surplus Furniture is surely the place to add style as well as aid in creating a beautiful home that you can be proud to show off to friends, family and guests without breaking the budget!

    With loveseats starting at $398-ON ($448-MB,NB,NS/$498-SK,AB,BC/$548-NL) ; you don't have to pay high prices for brand name, quality, durability, fashion and/or style! And with factory direct prices and our weekly sales and promotions you can easily furnish your entire house into a stunning show home! Our sales are based on limited availability so be sure to hurry on in! Once our sale is done it is done!

    Beautiful sofa and loveseats, sectionals starting at $698-ON ($798 MB,NS/ $848-SK, AB, BC/$748-NB/$898-NL), recliners, accent chairs, rugs starting at $89, TV stands, coffee and end tables starting at $128-ON ($138-MB,SK,AB,BC,NB,NS/ $148-NL) lamps, dinettes, and bedroom sets, mattresses starting at $178-ON ($198-MB,SK,AB,BC,NB,NS/$238-NL); With our friendly knowledgeable staff you will get top of the line service and you can be sure to find what you need.  Whether you are living in a small or a large space, we offer lots of options at a great price!

    Finding the right furniture that suits your taste can be hectic. But whether you like modern, neutral, or vintage furniture, we will be able to help you decorate your home to your comfort, style and needs while staying in your budget.

    With such great prices on all of these wonderful options you don’t have to go anywhere else to find what you are looking for! Hurry into one of our nearest locations while supplies last!

    Click here to view all locations!

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