Desired Living: Tips to buy sofas

Written By: admin Published In: ROOT Date: 2018-06-21

Not sure what to consider when it comes to buying a sofa? Don't worry, your friends here at Desired Living are here to help you out. Read on to find out what the must knows are when it comes to buying a sofa.



Tip 1: Know your dimensions 


When trying to find your desired sofa it is important to measure the dimensions of your room. The size of your perfect sofa may be perceived differently online so make sure to check the measurements displayed on the website. Once you have the measurements it is a good idea to place some tape on the floor in the space you want the sofa to see if it fits. Adjusting the tape lengths can help you visualise your desired sofa dimensions and will assist you in choosing the right dimensions. Do not forget to check if it fits through the door and can be moved through hallways.


Tip 2: Make sure to get a sample


Make sure you can get hold of colour samples to determine your favourite. Having a sample can ensure that the colour looks perfect in your homes lighting and fits the theme of your home. Collecting fabric and leather samples can also assist you in deciding what style best suits your home.


Tip 3: Determine your desired style


Sofas have become abundant in different shapes and colours, so keep in mind your favourite styles when furniture shopping. Are you looking for a modern or traditional design? Wanting a new Chesterfield sofa? Need a cream sofa or black sofa? Love to own a leather sofa? Shop online with your specific style in mind to help you narrow down the options.


Tip 4: Check delivery options


Make sure to have a look at the delivery options available to ensure they are convenient for you. If you do not wish to travel, ensure that the furniture can be safely delivered to your home. If you do not mind picking up your desired sofa, make sure that the pickup locations work for you.


Tip 5: Consider your lifestyle


The number of people in your household or the number of pets you have can help determine which sofa works for you. Do you have a large family and spend a lot of time bonding in the living room? You may want to invest in a high-quality leather sofa such as those made from top grain cowhide leather to ensure it lasts. Make sure to look out for quality leather or fabrics which can stand up to the needs of your family, friends and pets. If you are someone who does not use the sofa so often or looking to save money look into different materials and prices which accommodate you.