Sofa Buying Guide

Buying a sofa can be a daunting task; selecting the right type, size, color, and some many other aspects can be challenging especially if you are doing it for the first time. Here we take you through the process which can help you get what you want and at a price that fits your budget.

What is your style?

This is a crucial question as it helps you pick something that will make you happy and comfortable. There are several styles that you can choose from; right from the mid-century to the modern. Actually, they’re those that come and go, but also there are timeless investments that I can assure, you will not discard anytime soon. The mid-century comes with a man-made type, that is low profile, squared arms, and high back. They have clean lines and offer good back support, however, for some people they can be too low. Camel back has an upright and elegant look; with their tight back, they ensure that you sit up straight. English Roll Arm is low and lush with soft arms and cushions which are tilted at an inviting angle. Tuxedo body is but tailored with back and arms standing at the same height as well as firm cushions. They are stylish and sometimes can be slightly feminine and very good for small spaces. Chesterfield is perfect for a home library; they come with leather-bound kin, rolled arms at the same height with the back. Lawson comes with loose cushions, has a t-shape back and are versatile due to the ability to stretch out. With these and many other styles, you will be spoil for a choice.

Measure your space

With sofas coming in different sizes, you need to ensure that what you are buying will fit in perfectly; you do not want something which is too big or small for your house. Also, think about your door or stairs, if they are narrow, shop for the type of sofas which come with removable legs.

The most important thing about buying home goods such as sofa is ensuring that it meets your needs; go for something that will give you value for money, meets your style and at the same time perfectly fit in your house.