Brands We Carry

Kraai Furniture

Kraai Furniture is a full service home furnishings center. We are a 3rd generation business celebrating our 75th Anniversary. Kraai's carry full lines of stationary & motion (reclining) upholstered furniture, bedroom, dining furniture, wood accent pieces, tables, lamps, & accessories.

We are locally owned but nationally connected thru our buying group co-operative Furniture First.

Services Offered at Kraai Furniture

  • Customer Service

    We pride ourselves in great customer service. At Kraai's, you will find a no pressure sales environment. We have excellent & experienced delivery personnel & floor covering installers. We just want to help find our customers find the right furniture at the right price.

  • Product Selection

    At Kraai, we offer a large variety of brand name suppliers. We are set up to custom order almost anything you desire, at very little up charge if any at all. We offer a GOOD, BETTER, BEST selection.

  • Financing Options

    Our financing options make it possible for you to enjoy your new furniture now. Come by our store and see how quick and easy it is to get started.

  • Quality Furniture

    What can we say... Through our buying groups, we can purchase a wide variety of household brand names. In addition, we pass our savings through our groups to our customers.

Shop at Kraais

We won't let you make a mistake!

Kraai's are able to offer a large variety of brand name suppliers. We are set up to custom order almost anything you desire, at very little up charge if any at all.

We are happy to come to your home for a consultation at no charge or obligation. If you desire, we will align you with an interior decorator and assist in defraying part of their costs.

Kraai's will also advise and assist in the do's & don'ts of your new furniture. We can provide preservation & maintenance products so you are assured of enjoying your new home furnishings for years to come.

What our customers say

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Eddie B.

Since I purchased my house six years ago, the furniture we’ve purchased from Kraai’s remains in excellent condition.  Our dining room set is sturdy, we have yet to encounter any creaking, wobbling, or other looseness in the furniture.  Our living room set is essentially in the same condition as when we purchased it.  You certainly get your money’s worth here.  The craftsmanship on their pieces really makes their furniture something that I’d be happy to pass down to the next generation.

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Sharon J.

First time customer

Kraai Furniture has a huge showroom and had plenty of choices for us to consider. We had a very helpful salesperson – he left us alone to browse and wasn’t pushy at all.  In fact, when we explained what we were looking for he steered us to a less expensive set.  We’ve had it awhile and are really happy with it – it looks nice, and the quality is good for the overall price that we paid.

About Us

Kraai’s have been serving our loyal home furnishing customers in Orange City, Iowa and the surrounding area for over 75 years. We are locally owned and operated by 3 generations of the Kraai family.



Kraai’s proudly offers all types of furniture, bedding, floor covering and accessories. Our main showroom is almost 20,000 sq. ft. of furniture featured in room settings and accessorized. In addition, we have a 4200 sq. ft. Clearance Center located adjacent to our store.

We are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We are closed on Sunday to be with family. Kraai’s also offers evening appointments when requested and a complimentary in-home design consultation and service.

What our customers say...

Product Selection

88%

Customer Service

91%

Excellent Prices

82%

Knowledgeable Sales Staff

97%




Proudly serving
Orange City, Iowa!


Call Today @ 712-737-4923!

Meet our staff

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Merlyn “Mert” Kraai

Founder (1917 - 2008)

Born & raised in Orange City, Mert needed to drop out of school during the Depression of the 1930’s. After working with his father in the meat market, he decided to start a furniture business out of his garage in 1939. The business struggled during the early years when Mert was drafted into the Navy during World War II, leaving a wife & newborn son behind. He served in the Pacific Theater until the war ended. He returned home & resumed his furniture business and later added floor covering and mattresses. His business grew & prospered over the years to 3 different locations in Orange City. In 1974 he built the store we are in to this day. Mert donated many hours to community, church and fund raising activities. Still, he always put his family first. He was liked & revered by friends, family and business associates. He developed a culture of “helping people” which we carry on to this day.

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Dan Kraai

Co-Owner

Dan has been in the furniture and floor covering business for most of his life. Delivering furniture during his high school years and helping install carpet during his college years. He went into the business full time with his father in 1972. Dan took charge of the business full time in 1982. During the 1990’s Dan became a shareholder in two buying group co-operatives: Carpet One and Furniture First. In 2007 he earned the title of Certified Flooring Executive and attained the certification of a Lead Paint Renovator in the state of Iowa. Dan has enjoyed his time working on civic committees and church endeavors. In his time away from work, he loves going to football games, spending time with his 3 boys and spoiling his 3 grandchildren. Dan believes “The customer doesn’t care how much you know, until he knows how much you care.”

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Ryan Wrather

Co-Owner & Sales Manager

Ryan has over 15 years experience in customer service and sales. He delivered furniture when he was a teenager. Ryan, a father of 2, enjoys playing golf and watching his favorite teams, Oklahoma Sooners, Pittsburgh Steelers, Boston Celtics and MOC/FV school teams. Ryan loves “taking customers ideas and shaping their look to their home.”


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    Kathy Kraai

    Controller

    Kathy has been working at Kraai’s for over 29 years. She does bookkeeping, computer work and customer correspondence. Kathy raised 3 boys and enjoys her 3 grandchildren. She loves to “spend time with family & friends and cooking.” Kathy enjoys having a family feeling about the business and the store.

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    “Skeeter” Garvin

    Sales Associate

    Skeeter has spent 12 years selling furniture & bedding. Six of those years have been at Kraai’s where he added flooring covering to his resume. He specializes in our mattress department and handles most aspects of consumer financing. Father of 3 grown children. He loves boating and relaxing at Lake Okoboji. Skeeter believes “customer service is the key to almost everything.”

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    Sharon Vande Steeg

    Sales Associate

    Sharon has worked at Kraai’s for 20 years. She has prior experience with decorating and drapes. Sharon enjoys taking care of her customers and goes the extra mile to make them happy.

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    John Crawford

    Sales Associate

    John has been in sales for over 32 years at Kraai’s. He also specializes in most of our upholstered furniture and ordering parts if needed and delivery scheduling. John is a father of 2 grown children. In his spare time he loves spending time with grandchildren and relaxing at Lake Okoboji with family. John loves “taking care of customer needs and building a relationship with them.”

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    Steve Van Wyk

    Warehouse Delivery

    Steve has spent 9 years in delivery and furniture set up at Kraai’s. His time away from work is spent talking to people & collecting toy machinery, especially John Deere. Steve really likes to encourage people and co-workers.

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    Stan DeHaan

    Warehouse / Customer Service

    Stan has worked in delivery and customer service and repair for over 18 years. Coming from a farm background, Stan is very adept in finding a solution and fixing problems. He enjoys doing woodworking in his spare time. Stan loves “doing random acts of kindness for people.”

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E-mail:
kraai@orangecitycomm.net

Web:
www.Kraais.com

Address:
208 Albany Ave. N.E.
Orange City, IA 51041
Ph: 712-737-4923
Toll-Free: 800-737-8947