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How To Pick a Timeless Living Room Sofa

When choosing to make a big purchase like a living room sofa, it’s important you take some things into consideration. To help you, Modern Sofas is sharing some technical tips on how to choose a sofa that will last you a long time, from the frames and joinery to the type of material.

See also: How To Pick The Best Sofa For Your Living Room

how to pick a timeless living room sofa

Frame: A sturdy frame means a long-lasting sofa so when buying a sofa, pick durable materials like oak, ash or beech instead of wood, plastic or metal.


how to pick a timeless sofa

Joinery: Don’t buy a sofa that’s held together solely by staples, glue or nails. Try to find out the technical description of the furniture piece.

how to pick a timeless living room sofa

Springs: Sit down on a corner of the sofa and feel the springs. They should be firm and close together. If the sofa has no springs or they are not good quality, the sofa will be uncomfortable and not worthy.


how to pick a timeless living room sofa

Fillings: You also need to pay attention when it comes to the filling of a sofa, namely the type of foam since the cheaper options usually flatten and deteriorate more quickly.

how to pick a timeless living room sofa

Textiles: Leather is a good investment thanks to its incredibly durability: a leather sofa will probably last at least as long as three fabric sofas, making it a great option if you have kids.

See also: How To Style A Sofa

What is your favorite living room furniture set? Let us know! For more modern sofas and living room inspiration, visit our Pinterest.

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