5 Tips To Buy Perfect Furniture For Your Home
A few little things can be as confusing and as daunting as furniture shopping if you don’t know what you are doing. The huge number of options on one particular type of furniture alone is enough to leave you more confused than ever. So you can forget about the type of furniture altogether as the huge number of options in the market is almost staggering. Whether you need a piece of modern furniture, the square of a round coffee table or a glass dining table, the kind of living room mirrors or even the kind of bean bags for the living room, we’ve got you covered.
The sole purpose of the existence of this blog is to make sure you have a seamless experience while buying furniture with tried and tested tips on how to buy the right type of furniture without burning a hole in your pocket or without you having to give an arm and a leg for it, i.e. without you paying much. That’s what we mean here! Let us see the tips as follows:
1. Make sure the furniture is proportional to the room:
We cannot emphasize this point enough! Ensure that the furniture is of the perfect size and that you can sit on it or fit it inside the room without having it crammed uncomfortably against the wall.
Advertisements can be very misleading here. They will post a picture of furniture nested comfortably in a vast room. That may not be the case at all times. You may have to break down a wall to accommodate a king-sized bed or any other modern furniture that looked well settled in the picture.
2. Take your sweet time to decide:
Buying furniture is more of an investment. You will be spending years or maybe even decades looking at and using that furniture. It is extremely easy to buy the best-looking furniture that usually comes your way on such occasions. Especially the attractive round glass dining tables. What beauty they are!
But try to resist that temptation. Get a feel for it, and by that, we mean to experience the feeling by sitting on the chairs, open the doors of the cabinets a couple of times etc. and see if you can see this at home, with your whole family using it. If it is bean bags for your living room, then picture it there to see if it would fit well. If yes, then that’s the one. Let your brain and your heart team up and go hand in hand for this one.
3. Consider the features:
More than aesthetics, you should consider the features of the furniture. Take that throne/chair in the game of thrones, for example. It looks perfect, but it doesn’t fit our era and our homes since it’s not 301 AC. Well, that is a bit of a dramatic example, but the point still says the same. If it is a round coffee table, see the proportion and picture it in your room!
The perfect furniture is the right mix of looks and features. It should do what it is made to do and fulfill its destiny and look good while doing it.
4. Make sure it blends in with the rest of the “Crowd”
Imagine six chairs in your living room. Five of them white and the 6th, a red one!
When guests come in, what is going to stand out? Yup. You guessed it right—our red friend here since it is out of place.
Buy furniture that will blend in naturally with the ones you already have. Otherwise, it’s just going to stick out like a sore thumb.
5. The price factor (“SHOW ME THE MONEY!!!!!” – Tom Cruise)
And last but not least, the price.
Now, this can be a little tricky. It would be best if you did not cut corners when it comes to investments, nor should you pay more than you have to. If you cut corners and get a cheap one, your furniture will likely break down sometime soon.
If you overpay and see the same kind, a week or so later, which costs considerably less, that may cause regret as well.
The best bet here is to make sure you do your research, take your time, and make sure your mind leads you, rather than your heart, and that you are comfortable paying that amount for that furniture.
After all, it’s all about getting a good night’s sleep on that new bed.