The company posted a message on the site that said, "We are currently performing maintenance on our Web site to assure your continued access to the best selection of furniture on the Web."
The site outage is only the latest problem to burden Furniture.com. The Framingham, Mass.-based company barely avoided shuttering operations in June after almost running out of money.
Since laying off 41 percent of its staff in June, Furniture.com has seen an exodus of high-level executives and of a group of top engineers.
The company has been trying to mount a comeback since receiving $27 million from investors including venture capital firm CMGI, which, along with other investors, saved Furniture.com from going bankrupt. Furniture.com has worked to fulfill a mountain of overdue orders and has streamlined its distribution network.
This summer has proven to be a difficult time for some home furnishing Web sites. Today, Living.com announced that it has ceased operations and is laying off 275 workers.