Stores that sell home furnishings are present in Dubuque. Home furnishing comprise furniture, decor, curtains and sundry other items that populate the interior of the house (as well as the exterior in porches and verandahs). They help set the tone of the house, and are also necessary for their functional use, such as seating, sleeping, eating, cooking, and blocking out sunlight. A store for home furnishings may sell beds, tables, chairs, racks, shelves, stands, curtains, wallpapers, bedspreads, carpets, rugs, lighting fixtures, pillows and many more. They can have many different specifications as well as styling. One or more of such styles may be available in Dubuque. Decorative items are also found in home furnishing stores, such as artwork, candles, and so on.