Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 00:27:13 AM by Heloise Bergmann. Traditional. Sunlight can bleach certain fabrics, and in other cases cause them to fade and deteriorate over time, so it’s important not to leave your sofa in a sunny spot. If the back of the piece is exposed to sunlight all the time, it will eventually fade to a lighter color than the front, and vice verse. Or if half is in the sun, it will fade to a lighter color than the other half. Or if you keep a throw pillow in the same spot, you’ll notice a significant difference in color when you remove it. Keep your sofa out of the sun, or at least rotate it regularly to keep it looking new.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 07:13:08 AM by Drika Baumann. Traditional. That’s when reviews come in handy. Let previous buyers be your guide: did they find it too soft, too hard, or too flimsy? Pay attention to their critiques. But also pay attention to how the store responds. Flukes do happen, especially with online sales — sometimes couches come off the assembly line with a flawed coil spring or too much stuffing. Companies that respond admirably (say, by replacing the customer’s couch) are likely still worthy of your time.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 08:45:57 AM by Jadwiga Busch. Traditional. Now comes the fun part: actually holding bits and pieces of your potential new couch in your hand. Once you've narrowed down your sofa color and fabric selections. Choose a few different selections: pick a range of similar colors, or trial a shade in both microfiber and velvet. Once you have the fabric samples in-hand, don´t make your decision immediately. Gut instinct may be valuable, but so is thoughtful consideration. The perfect color and fabric depends on the color of your hardwood floors, the exact shade of white you´ve slathered on your walls, the other furniture in your room — and even the sunlight.
Published at Saturday, December 29th 2018, 10:50:57 AM. Midcentury By Carlene Albrecht. Sectional sofas can sometimes be tricky. Because of their shape, it‘s very tempting to stick them in corners. However, sectionals can work beautifully when pulled away from the walls. Since they provide so much seating they’re not often accompanied by a lot of other pieces of furniture, meaning you’ve got the space to play around with them. So give them some breathing room and allow space behind to walk. In some cases, sectionals can also work as room dividers, with one side providing a visual break between spaces. So don't get pigeonholed by the shape, and make your sectional work for your space.
Published at Saturday, December 29th 2018, 10:50:14 AM. Industrial By Drika Baumann. Plinth base: Instead of conventional legs, a plinth base is a box-like base often found on contemporary sofas. Webbing: Webbing consists of interwoven strips of synthetic material, attached to the wood frame of a sofa. It is typically used in place of support springs. Are you thinking of buying a sofa? Why not buy a great sofa using these tips. The devil is in the details as they say, so take this sofa buying checklist along when you go sofa shopping.
Published at Saturday, December 29th 2018, 10:50:03 AM. Contemporary By Edelmira Beck. This option is structured and modern all at the same time, and the mink shade will work with just about any existing decor schemes. Interior Define’s entire line is highly customizable, so you’re sure to find something that strikes your fancy. But we‘re partial to this rich, navy sectional and its invitingly plush pillows.
Published at Saturday, December 29th 2018, 10:40:05 AM. Traditional By Iwona Braun. It isn‘t just business acumen that makes a company grow even in tough times. The product has to deliver value, and my own experience with it turned out to be very positive. Apparently, the company has never once received a negative customer review. There are three things that you should know about Simplicity Sofas: All the furniture is made in the USA at the company’s North Carolina plant, The RTA or Ready To Assemble upholstered furniture can be easily assembled in less than fifteen minutes, Simplicity Sofas only sells directly to consumers and not through dealers
Published at Saturday, December 29th 2018, 10:37:32 AM. Modern By Izolda Dietrich. It makes sense to reupholster if your sofa is very high quality or has an unusual frame. Quite possibly, the cost of reupholstering it would be less than buying a new sofa of comparable quality. This is not very often the case, but it is possible you may have a perfectly good sofa that can be brought back to life by just re-covering with a new fabric.
Published at Saturday, December 29th 2018, 10:37:29 AM. Midcentury By Jadwiga Busch. If you want to judge the quality of a sofa, go beyond what it looks like. Quality goes deeper than looks, and that is why two identical-looking sofas can vary so much in price. What lies inside determines how your sofa rates for quality. The frame, seating support and filling not only determine your sofa’s level of comfort but also its ability to retain its shape and stability in the years to come.
Published at Saturday, December 29th 2018, 10:37:23 AM. Industrial By Lovise Engel. DO consider how you’ll use the sofa – and be honest! Is it for TV watching, curling up with a good book or formal entertaining? There's no point in getting a stiff and formal sofa if you plan to put your feet up and watch TV, nor do you want your guests to sink into the cushions and not be able to get up when you're entertaining. DO buy the best quality you can afford. A sofa is a big investment and you want it to last. Remember, a sofa of average quality should last at least 10 years while a high-end sofa should last up to 25.