Over 70 Years and Going Strong
Established in 1948 as Home Furniture, Lynn and Darlene McClellan of Elora bought the store from Monty Albert in 1989. With furniture and design backgrounds, Lynn and Darlene spent years building a fantastic reputation for selling quality furniture at reasonable prices. They’ve always made sure their customers were provided with a great family-owned experience from start to finish. For a number of years, Home Furniture was a member of the Home Hardware organization, furniture division, who had also shared the name Home Furniture amongst their chain. After about 10 years the decision was made to expand and leave the group which left an identity question, what do we do about our name to set us apart? Hence "Original Home Furniture" was born!
Today we have grown into Guelph’s number 1 choice for Quality Custom Furniture featuring some of the best Canadian brands in the industry…Palliser, Décor Rest, Brentwood Classics, Crate Furniture, Durham Solid Wood Custom Bedrooms, Dreamstar Mattress, Marshall Mattress, Bertanie Solid Wood Custom Dining, and Vokes Solid Wood Custom Bedrooms. To complement this stellar line up we sell the biggest line of reclining furniture — La-Z-Boy, a household name in North America!
As Lynn and Darlene begin their plans for retirement, the reins get handed down to the next generation bringing fresh ideas and ways of doing business with the same family-owned focus. Not only will you find great brands at great prices but you’ll get a non-pressure environment with help from well-trained staff and designers. With helpful tools to make your experience easier and more fun, we offer a FREE in-home design program, a 46" Wondersign loaded with thousands of orderable items and an online quiz on our website to help guide you along the way.
Jon Macklin, the new General Manager’s philosophy is to keep all of the good from the past and enhance all the things that make Original Home Furniture the destination for great furniture...an onsite service department, our own delivery team, a “Best Price Guarantee” and a commitment of a great experience for our customers old and new!
Supporting Our Community
We believe that every business should give back to the community that supports them. We work closely with Habitat for Humanity providing furniture to their Re-Store. We are a member of the Guelph Rotary Club Trillium and also support the Guelph Food Bank, Hope House and the Magic 106.1 Toy Drive, to name a few of our bigger supporters. We also try to support smaller organizations with raffle and donations for their many fundraising events. In 2021 we became the court side seat provider and a key corporate sponsor for the Guelph Nighthawks of the Canadian Elite Basketball League.
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