Monthly Archive: January 2017

Read This Before You Purchase New Furniture

Stop what you are doing and inspect your home. Take note of the things you see. Do you like the look of the furniture around you? Is the material torn up or wearing away? Is it doing what you want it to do? Read on, if you have determined that the time is right to purchase new furniture.

When you buy a couch, look for a durable one that will last for years and determine how comfortable it is. Look for a couch with springs that support the cushions. Hand-tied 8-way springs are your best bet, but serpentine work, too. Test springs by feeling them through any upholstery. Good springs are close together and feel firm.

When buying furniture for outdoor spaces, look for quality construction. Check for strong welds, sturdy construction and quality work. Check the welds, and if you find any that are weak, look for another piece. …