- Quality Material is Key.
When purchasing wood furniture, you should know it falls in one of three categories; solid wood, veneers, and particle board or composite. The priciest option out of the three is going to be the most long-lasting;
Solid wood tables are stable, last generations and are common to pass down to children because of their value and quality. Veneer tables have an inexpensive wood base, with high quality wood layered on the top. Their low-budget core means that veneer furniture pieces are good quality option for lower price-point.
Particle board lasts about as long as we’re going to talk about it.
2. Check the Legs
Legs of any couch, sofa or chair should feed sturdy and securely jointed to the frame. When you plan on spending more than $1,000 on a sofa check for an extra leg in the center for support, this is a couching saving piece that most low quality pieces aren’t made with.
3. Stick to neutral colors
As we grow, prosper, and change, our tastes and preferences are bound to change with us so be realistic about colors for your bigger and more expensive pieces. Save bold colors for décor pieces, like pillows and throws, because sticking to color schemes that compliment any temporary preferences guarantees long-term use.
4. Consider your lifestyle
House full of kids? Pets? Enjoy Entertaining? White couches might not be the best option for you. When your home is high traffic rugs and runners that can be easily washed in between professional maintenance are key. Indoor/Outdoor area rugs come in great designs and textures, and are becoming increasingly popular for use indoors, for their practicality. They are the perfect choice for families with young children and pets. We are pleased to announce we now carry the new Magnolia Home collection by Joanna Gaines, star of HGTV’s popular “Fixer Upper” television series.
Patio furniture and accessories are best bought durable, as they receive tons of sunlight, sticky fingers and pool or ocean water exposure. Handwoven in UV-resistant, N-dura™ resin wicker, our outdoor furniture will withstand environmental elements for season after season of enjoyment.
For pieces that add color and entertainment, these Connect 4 and Backgammon sets are inexpensive, interactive decor that’s perfect for family game nights if that’s your style.
5. Buy Once Cry Once
Many will say that the hardest part of purchasing furniture you plan on keeping for decades, is the dent it puts in your wallet, especially when you’ve just purchased your first home. Furnishing an entire home can seem daunting. While that’s understandable, it’s better to purchase quality once, than a quantity of low-quality pieces over time, so start saving early for those pieces you want to see age with you, and your home.
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