June 18, 2024

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Home Design Recalls Upholstered Low Profile Standard and Platform Beds Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

Name of Product:

Upholstered Low Profile Standard and Platform Beds

Hazard:

The recalled beds can break, sag or collapse during use, posing fall and injury hazards to consumers.

Recall Date:

January 18, 2024

Units:

About 527,177 (In addition, about 55,857 in Canada)

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all Home Design Part number 80002 Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Beds, Part number 80032 Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Beds, Part number 80055 Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Standard Beds, Part number 80071 Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Platform Beds, and Part number 80053 Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Platform Beds. Part number 80002 is a gray, warm gray, or blue bed frame with standard supports requiring a box spring, available in twin, full, queen and king size. Part number 80032 is a gray or beige bed frame with standard supports requiring a box spring, available in twin, full, queen and king size. Part number 80055 is a silver gray, gray, or black bed frame with standard supports requiring a box spring, available in king size. Part number 80071 is a gray, beige, or black bed frame with platform supports which does not require a box spring, available in twin, full, queen or king. Part number 80053 is a warm gray bed frame with platform supports which does not require a box spring. Part number 80053 does not have a center support leg halfway along the side rail. The part number is provided in the installation manual and was printed on the packaging. The recalled bed frames have a law label on the back of the headboard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled beds and contact Home Design for free replacement slats and side rails. Consumers must send an image of the bed and the law label, or proof of purchase, to [email protected] to receive the free repair. Home Design is contacting known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Home Design has received 128 reports of the beds breaking, sagging or collapsing during use, including 36 injuries.

Sold At:

Wayfair, Walmart.com, and Overstock.com from July 2018 through November 2023 for between $100 and $300.

Importer(s):

Home Design Inc., of Silver Lake, Indiana

Manufactured In:

Malaysia

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Steam can reverse dent injury in wooden household furniture

Q: My kids had been playing all-around in the dwelling and a tennis racket strike the leg of our coffee table. In any case, the racket dented the wooden leg and it is really visible. Is there everything I can do?

A: The initial factor I would do is set some floor regulations. Possibly you can make the spot from the espresso desk to the couch out-of-bounds, and if the ball bounces off the wall, it is a issue for the other player. It’s your get in touch with, but you might check out Wimbledon rules.

The dent you describe is caused by an influence that compresses the fibers of the wooden. It can be reversed again to regular with the aid of a small steam.

Just place a handful of levels of moist material over the dent and then touch the cloth (not the bordering wooden) rapidly with a hot iron right up until you get the ideal end result. Be informed that this course of action can go wrong really rapid, so you have to have only contact the cloth and carry it off rapidly and steadily extend the get hold of time until the dented area is degree with the bordering floor. Then allow the location dry.

This system performs effectively on good-wood home furnishings, specially unfinished home furniture. If the piece makes use of veneer (a slim layer of wood that is glued to a much less expensive area), never use the iron to it as it will soften the glue that retains it down.

The moment the space is dry, lightly sand it or the area may take in far more stain and transform a a little bit darker color than the encompassing location.

If the affect was strong sufficient to slash the wood fibers, the steam trick won’t get the job done. In that scenario, you will need to have to fill the location with wooden putty to make it degree, and then stain it to match the surrounding spot. If the finish is not cracked or damaged, and only the wood is compressed, you can attempt alternating hot and chilly to the place.

Normally, you will will need somewhere amongst 100-120 levels for the warmth and some ice for the cold.

Lay dry material on the ruined area and use the heat for 10-15 minutes and take away it. Then location some crushed ice in a baggie and set it on the wood for the similar time. You can repeat this approach numerous situations and the compression will generally increase back again up.

If this procedure fails, you could be faced with both scraping the complete off and employing the steam trick. But then you will have to refinish the region.

You just might reconsider the total deal if restoring the piece of household furniture is past your comfort and ease stage. Just tell your guests that the dings and scratches give it character.

Mike Klimek is a certified contractor and proprietor of Las Vegas Handyman. Inquiries could be despatched by electronic mail to [email protected]. Or, mail to 4710 W. Dewey Generate, No. 100, Las Vegas, NV 89118. His internet tackle is www.handymanoflasvegas.com.