BUILDING A CASE
There's no doubt that Ikea creates some beautiful home goods for wallet-friendly prices. But the Swedish company also has a reputation for furnishings that are less than sturdy, or downright flimsy. Ikea is neither all junk nor all value-priced treasures. On the massive showroom floors, there are some solid pieces of furniture that should last more than a few years and other products that it's probably better to skip.
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