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What To Consider Before Buying a Sofa

What To Consider Before Buying a Sofa

Buying a sofa is a critical and important investment that you are likely to make for your home. In the living room it is a vital piece of furniture used to entertain family and friends, watch TV, eat and drink, and even sleep. Hence it only makes sense to invest in one that will last for many years to come. From measurements to picking the frame, keep these tips in mind when picking a sofa: 

Try before buying – average sofa will provide a depth of 60cm at least giving enough room to move with long legs and letting you tuck them under if short. Try before buying to ensure it makes sense for the entire family. 

Get a good frame – this will help provide you with many years of lounging. A solid hardwood frame works best. However be wary of metal constructions or particleboards. 

Check all cushions – feather-filled cushions will be high on comfort but will need plumping. Experts suggest a combination of feather and foam for both structure and squish. Back cushions with feathers and seat cushions filled with fibre work well. 

Pay attention to fabric – when picking fabric, choice of upholstery plays a part in impacting the room. Loose covers should be looked into especially if pets are going to use it. 

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