Kim Walsh Sofa July 02nd, 2018 - 01:41:39
When purchasing a sofa, it is easy to get confused or frustrated at the sheer range of colours, materials and styles, not to mention the various levels of quality and pricing. Be careful not to make a decision on impulse or out of frustration. Here are a few tips to make the process simple and ensure that you don't end up regretting your purchase.
A corner sofa usually fits into most spaces and allows more spaces for your other furniture. You just have to search for the most comfortable and functional sofa to compliment your room or lounge. Since corner sofas are made up of several parts, you can purchase only the components you want for your room. However, buying the whole set is also good because you can put the other components to various parts of the house. This type of sofa is versatile so it can give your space many different looks and styles.
When you have the measurements and the size worked out, you can then look at the other details like the quality of the covers and their durability and stain resistance (a biggy if you have children or pets). Again you will find a huge selection of materials from the cheaper microfiber to expensive leather. While a white leather sofa might look great, just think about the practicality for a moment. Leather is a luxury and should be treated as such. It is easy to see claw marks of your favorite dog or cat and even from visitors wearing boots or belts or a protruding ring. Many materials are very user friendly and are stain resistant.
Although you may be tempted by large sofas, stop yourself from buying the first L-shaped leather couch you see. Consider the size of the living room first; do you want to eventually fill it with other sofas, chairs and possibly a stylish coffee table? If so, then it might not be a good idea to get a piece that takes up too much room.
Once you're at the sofa showroom ask as many questions as you can about the materials, the design, the ordering and the delivery process. If you don't get the answers you want there and then ask them to find out and get back to you. Its best to know absolutely everything about the sofa before you make any investment.
Only keep what's essential for seating. You could just take a basic floral print sofa. Then decide to go with wicker rocking chairs. You can get these quite inexpensively and it could even be outdoor furniture. This allows you to get rid of one of the pieces that you aren't really in love with. This is going to give you a shabby chic kind of feel. You can also bring in more neutral colors of ottomans and end tables. This is going to make your design look intentional instead of like you just inherited a piece of furniture even if you did.