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How To Buy A Modern Sofa For The First Time

When buying a sofa for the first time, you should consider your personal taste and space and also look for some living room inspiration to help you pick the best option for you. Modern Sofas makes it easy for you.

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We already wrote a post on how to pick the best sofa for your living room considering things like the size you want a sofa to have, the amount of fabrics you can choose from (tuftedleathervelvetcottonlinen, etc…) and choosing the right color for you. Now we are giving you a few more extra tips if you’re looking for a living room sofa.

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How To Know It’s A Quality Sofa:

Sit down and see how it feels. Quality sofas should feel solid and heavy and when it comes to the cushions, the denser the foam, the heavier it is and the longer it will last. It’s also important to make sure the joints are fitter with corner blocks that are not stapled but glued and screwed into place. The legs of the sofa should be part of the frame and not just attached to it.

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Caprichosa Sofa by Koket


How To Make It Work With Your Room:

If you’re buying a sofa and already have your whole living room interior design figured out, you should pick a sofa that matches it, whether it is classic or contemporary. But, if you decide to buy a sofa as the first thing you buy for your living room, it’s a lot easier because then you have a statement piece you can create you home decor around.

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Small Living Room?

If you have a small living room, think about buying a sofa with low or no arms since it will make your room look bigger. Also pay attention to the number and thickness of pillows, since it can take up a to of space to sit down.

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Modern Sofas would like to know your ideas and tips how to buy a sofa for the first time.


We hope you liked our extra tips and living room ideas on how to pick the best sofa for you. Don’t buy the first one you see, do some research and find more inspiration on Modern Sofas or on our Pinterest.

Related: Best Sofas For Your Bedroom

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