Comfort meets function in this beautiful tan storage bench. Built with a durable wooden frame, the bench features a comfortable, button-tufted plush top that lifts off to reveal a convenient hidden storage compartment for blankets or other small items....more
Overall this is a nice bench with a good amount of storage space inside. I was concerned about the materials, however, when I saw that it came with a warning tag that the item may contain formaldehyde. If it was easier to return items, I would have returned it out of concern for the toxic chemicals. The storage inside is nice, but it has an odd, odor inside, so I don't store anything like clothing that may absorb the smell. I was dismayed that there was no advance warning in the description of the item about the presence of formaldehyde. Because of this, I will not buy any more furniture from Overstock.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
How is the quality of the product? Good, but concerned about formaldehyde warning
Did the description onsite accurately describe the product? Yes, but neglected to warn about the presence of formaldehyde
The bench arrived when it was supposed to and all you had to do was screw the legs in. It was sitting at the foot of my bed in just 10 minutes after I took it out of the box. It's just like it was advertised and you can't beat the shipping cost!! I'm very pleased with my new storage bench!
Overstock does not weight test Items; however this type of bench typically holds 200 to 250 pounds. Have a great day!overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 15, 2013
One of the reviewers mentioned that when she received the bench, there was a warning label saying "it contains formaldehyde." Is that still the case and where/why is it used on this product?oloi02453 on May 23, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question oloi02453, Plywood, pressed wood, particle board, and medium density fiberboard (MDF). all use glues that contain formaldehyde, and are commonly used in home construction and renovations, and to make ‘economy-grade’ furniture and cabinets. overstockcustomercare1 on May 24, 2013
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