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Perfect Sofa Buying Guide For Your Home

Perfect Sofa Buying Guide For Your Home

Planning to buy a new sofa, but confused with the broad range of sofa options available in the market today? 

Well, there are numerous factors you need to take into consideration like the shape, color, number of seating, fabric quality, durability, and a lot more.

Space Availability 

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If you plan to buy a sofa, the first and foremost thing to be done is to measure your space. Ensure that your sofa doesn't fill the whole living area and likewise looks too small in a spacious place. Keep an idea of the proportions while purchasing large or small sectional sofas. 

Material of the Frame

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For how long your sofa will last and retain its shape as new, it depends mostly on the frame of the couch. Most of the sofa sets today have a wooden or a metallic frame — construction matters. You can choose from – particleboard that is cheap and light, hardwood, which is likely a more durable, metal frame that has the hardest frame material and more.

Assembly of the frame is equally important. The Stapled Frame is less sturdy and has low durability. Double dowelled frame construction is of a high-quality, more solid and durable.

Seat Cushioning

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Seat support that is the comfortability factor is significant to consider. You should take care of the fact that the seat isn’t sagging and provides the desired comfort in the seat and back. Eight-way hand-tied springs system is one of the best. Other options are webbed seat cushions and sinuous spring construction. 

Upholstery Material

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Upholstery is the fabric that goes around the sofa. There is a wide range that includes- leather, polyester, linen, tweed, chenille, and many more. 

Today, the leather sectional couch is much in demand, though it is high-maintenance fabric sofas that material is soft and more durable.

Style of the Sofa

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The sofa comes not only in different shapes and sizes but also in various forms. Shop for the sofa style that matches with the overall aesthetics of your home. You can also go for the mix and match look. 

L shaped couches are in trend these days. The modern sectional sofas have a firm cushioning and angular lines, while the traditional ones are curvaceous and usually tufted.

Style of Sofa Arms

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While choosing the arm style of your sofa, you can go for armless, curved English arm, traditional rolled arm, or even a straight Parsons style. Straight arm sofa sets are more likely used in contemporary settings.


Take into consideration the above factor while you shop for sofas and ensure that they are worth all your money and make you comfortable. Explore the wide range of exotic sofas and sectionals at Grayson Luxury - A one-stop destination for luxurious furniture pieces and home décor accessories.

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