Furniture Purchasing And Care: Top Tips And Advice

Top Tips And Advice on Furniture Purchasing And Care

For us at Born Furniture, Quality is always a thing we take serious. Quality is always a top priority for us, as we want you to make an informed decisions on what furniture you are looking to buy.

Our advice for Furniture buying is to always look for quality pieces. Pieces that can literally last you a lifetime. Remember that the furniture pieces that you will be bringing into your home must be aesthetically pleasing to your space and you should at least have one or two pieces that steal the show.. Hence the stylish appeal there are a couple of practical things to look into.


This article can give you some pointers and insight on the things you should look out for, when purchasing your dream style furniture. Weather it is your sofa set or dining chairs or even your bedroom, these are the things you’d want to pay attention to. Let’s dive in;


Always check the springs of the furniture you want to buy. It is important to choose a chair or a sofa that feels comfortable to you. If you like firm chairs and sofas, make sure the springs are coiled properly and do not hesitate to replace them regularly to keep your furniture comfortable.


Cleaning your furniture

Before you put any furniture cleaner on your items, you need to check a small place to see if there are any damages. If there are any problems after you place the product on the small area, you will know that this is not the right thing to use on your things.


One of the most durable fabrics for furniture is leather. Leather comes in a variety of colors and is easily cleaned with just a damp cloth. The thicker the leather, the more durable it will be in the long run. Be careful, to buy only real leather furniture, many fake leather products will not stand the test of time like leather will.


Budget and life-span

When determining your budget for furniture, consider the expected lifespan of the piece. Light aluminum frames or particle-board pieces are likely far lower in price, but also lower in life expectancy. Heavy wood, solid furniture lasts a lot longer, albeit at a higher initial investment. How long you plan to be in a home can factor in too.


Never go cheap on your bed. You may think your sofa is the piece of furniture that gets the most time, but for most people it’s their bed. Pay the extra price to get one that’s totally comfortable for you. It’s well worth it, and it can really affect how you feel and operate on a daily basis.


Genuine Leather

When purchasing a leather sofa, check its base very carefully to see if the leather is dyed evenly everywhere. If you notice some white gauze under the sofa, it is made out of vinyl. A genuine leather sofa should be evenly dyed, even under the sofa and between the cushions.


Another thing to check at the back of the sofa is if the back of the sofa is stitched. If it is real it should be stitched as leather does not come in a roll, it is a cow’s skin that is only a couple meter’s big.


When you ask your furniture store about the leather to find out if it is real, you can ask them for a leather certificate to prove that it is 100% genuine leather. Then you know that you have gotten the real deal.


Good Quality

Quality furniture that will last you a lifetime comes at a price. Not only the price you pay for your leather furniture but also looking after your valued leather sofa. When you buy a leather sofa, you should take regular care of it by applying leather cream at least once a month.


Wood furniture is perhaps the most popular kind of furniture. If you decide to by anything wood, however, there are some things to look for in order to ensure you are getting good quality. Run your hand over the furniture and make sure it is smooth. Look for any blemishes and cracks that might appear.

In this article, you have learned several ways to get informed  when searching for quality furniture! By using these tips, especially  when you’re in the market for new furniture, the process will be more helpful and easier to make the right decision. You’ll also discover that you have much more fun and a pleasant experience doing it.


With us at Born Furniture, we take pride in only providing the best quality leather furniture. This we back up with a lifetime guarantee on our sofa frames and a 5 year warranty on the foam. When buying a genuine leather item from Born Furniture, we provide a leather authentication letter, backed by the specific tannery. This proof that it is 100% genuine leather.

If you are in the market for a high quality genuine leather chesterfield or classic sofa, act today and follow the link below.

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Born Furniture can provide you with comfortable furniture for your home , have a look at our Chesterfield sofas, Tub chairs and Wingback Chairs

Your home should tell the story of WHO YOU ARE, and be a collection of WHAT YOU LOVE.



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