Hometown Refurnishing: Where Style Meets Savings

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Hometown Refurnishing: Where Style Meets Savings

Posted on March 9, 2021 by Lisa Willwerth

Looking to spruce up your home? Save money and support local by shopping at Hometown Refurnishing!

For the savvy shopper who wants quality furniture without sticker shock prices, Hometown Refurnishing is the ideal place to find a steal!

Image courtesy of Hometown Refurnishing (24 E Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522).

Owned and operated by local couples Chris and Christy Andersen and Dale and Kim Latshaw, Hometown Refurnishing opened in November 2014 at an 800-square-foot location on S. State Street. After several months of success, the couples were able to buy and renovate the historic Sprecher Hardware building in the heart of town—relaunching the store in August 2015!

Offering a diverse selection of exceptional, new and used furniture at affordable prices, the Hometown Refurnishing staff is committed to providing friendly, helpful service to all its patrons. The business is aptly named based on its guiding mission—to pass on the “small, hometown feel” that Ephrata is known and loved for to all who come into their store.

Here are a few reasons why locals (and visitors) love to shop at Hometown Refurnishing!


Image courtesy of Hometown Refurnishing.

Quality Pieces and Prices

Hometown Refurnishing features a wide variety of furniture, including items for living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, offices, and patios. With two floors of showrooms full of pieces ranging in style from traditional to modern, it’s easy to spend a whole afternoon exploring their incredible collections.

In addition to furniture, Hometown Refurnishing also sells home decor items such as pillows, lamps, wall hangings, bedding, faux plants, dish sets, and seasonal decorations. They even source decorative pieces from another local business—The Trashman’s Daughter. Sandi Marchini, the artist behind The Trashman’s Daughter, was raised by a resourceful garbage collector who taught her to see the potential in things that people throw away. Today, Sandi finds items that are no longer useful to others and repurposes them to create one-of-a-kind signage, artwork, and accent pieces.


Image courtesy of The Trashman’s Daughter.

Private Purchasing

Starting your spring cleaning this month? Hometown Refurnishing can help! They purchase gently used furniture and decor, which means you can clear out your unwanted items and make some money at the same time.

To sell your furniture, simply complete a Private Furniture Sales Form on their website or send an inquiry to purchasing@hometownrefurnishing.com, including a photo and asking price. Before you start compiling all of your pieces though, please be aware that there are a few items that Hometown Refurnishing does not purchase, including cribs, appliances, mattresses, pianos, grandfather clocks, and waterbeds.


Image courtesy of Hometown Refurnishing.

Layaway Options

Buying new furniture can be a stressful process, but not at Hometown Refurnishing! For those buying furniture while on a budget, they offer a layaway service so that you don’t have to worry about paying the full price during your first visit. Whether you need to double-check measurements at your house, find a larger vehicle to transport the piece, or you simply need to stretch out payments over the course of a few weeks, Hometown will allow you to put a deposit down and start a payment plan —giving you plenty of time to sort out the details.

Visit their website for more information about store policies regarding layaway, holds, returns, delivery, and sales.


Image courtesy of Hometown Refurnishing.

With its unmatched pricing and an extensive collection of stylish items, Hometown Refurnishing is the place to shop for excellent quality and bargain furniture. Their selection is constantly changing and pieces move quickly, so be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date on the latest arrivals. Plus, if you haven’t yet, swing by the shop at 24 E Main Street—you never know what treasures you’ll stumble upon!