Apartments (Lägenheter) Buying Furniture and

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Apartments (Lägenheter) Buying Furniture and
Stockholm. Bathrooms and bedrooms tend to be small by US standards
and this should be taken into consideration when importing furniture.
Living rooms, dining areas and kitchens are generally a reasonable size.
Properties are usually rented unfurnished but will be equipped with
major appliances (stove, oven, fridge, dishwasher and laundry facilities).
Apartments (Lägenheter)
A typical apartment will consist of two/three bedrooms, a kitchen,
a living/dining area and 1.5 bathrooms. People living in apartments
should take into account that Swedes are highly respectful of their
neighbors and there might be strict community rules in place. Closets
tend to be small, however, most apartments come with storage units.
Properties are usually rented unfurnished but will be equipped with
major appliances (stove, oven, fridge, dishwasher and laundry facilities).
Buying Furniture and Electrical Equipment
Sweden specializes in high quality, stylish furniture, therefore finding
suitable products should not be a problem. They can, be very expensive
however. Ikea, the world’s largest furniture company, was founded
in Sweden. It is possible to find a large selection of other European
furniture brands and retailers in Stockholm, including Habitat,
Moroso, Kartell, Vitra, Mooi, BoConcept and JYSK.
The electrical supply in Sweden is 220V, 50/60Hz and continental
and 2- round pin plugs are standard. Electrical equipment is widely
available, with an extensive choice of well-known international brands,
such as Nokia, Sony, Samsung, Philips and Panasonic.
El Giganten
Web: www.elgiganten.se
>>>Comments: Electrical retailer with multiple outlets in Stockholm.
Ikea
Web: www.ikea.com
NK (Nordiska Kompaniet)
Web: http://www.nk.se/sv/nk-stockholm
>>>Comments: Two department stores; one located in Stockholm and
the other in Gothenburg.
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