Furniture Secrets Straight From The Home Experts

You aren’t alone when it comes to wanting to add furniture to your home. You are not alone in the quest to furnish your space. You have many choices and styles to choose from. When shopping, the essential part is in knowing your pieces are right for your home and you are not over paying for them. Below are a few important tips to help you make the right choice and get the most for your money.

Check the couch frame before purchasing. The board must be a tad over one-inch thick. If your sofa is squeaking, that’s a sign the boards aren’t thick enough. Sit on and more around on any sofa you are considering purchasing.

Neutral is the color palette to choose. Items with a neutral appearance are easier to mix and match and change around. You can have more choices when you use neutral furniture and they tend to match decor better. There are lots of neutral shades out there that you can use in your home.

When buying furniture, bring along color samples of your window shades and wall colors. While the piece might seem perfect in the store, it can look different when in your house and compared to your walls. Don’t let that happen. Instead, visit a hardware store to obtain matching paint swatches, or take pictures of your room colors and compare them to the furniture you are considering buying.

Before purchasing furniture, turn the piece over and look at the legs. Make sure they are heavy, well constructed and joined directly to the frame. Rubber, plastic or metal legs will scratch flooring and are not as durable as wooden legs. The legs should be attached to the frame, not just tacked onto the bottom.

These tips should help you purchase some awesome furniture for your home. Now go buy some. Make sure you use what you’ve learned so that there are no regrets. After the decisions are made about the furniture in the home, you can begin working on the rest of the decor.

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