Last updated on November 11th, 2020
Okay, so you have laid your eyes on that amazingly alluring wing chair. The color, texture, and pattern seem to be just a perfect for your home! You are sure that this is the chair that will spruce up that empty corner of your house! You walk into the store and purchase that beautiful chair! But, let’s be real, buying furniture isn’t that easy in real life.
Before purchasing furniture, you should know how to find the best fit for your home. Each furniture piece has certain aspects that decide if it is a good match for your home or not. Indeed, there are some basic rules that apply to all furniture buys, however, at times you need to think about more specific parameters. And, let’s be honest, buying furniture is a big investment and it makes sense to know how and what to purchase. So, to help you out, we have come up with a buying guide for different furniture pieces!
1. Wing Chair
Whether you are looking to create a cozy reading spot in the living room or just a relaxing zone in the balcony, wingback chairs are the perfect solution for your home. However, buying a wingback chair involves some thought. To start with, you need to first decide on the purpose of the chair – are you looking to use it in a formal or casual set-up, how comfortable and practical does it need to be, or does it need to be serving multiple functions in the house? Additionally, take into consideration the height of the backrest of the wing chair, if you need one with an armrest, and about the maintenance of the piece.
A bed is a long-term commitment that you make for no less than 10 years! Thus, think carefully before you purchase the piece. Before purchasing a bed, ensure that the piece is comfortable enough for a good night’s rest. However, beds also perform the additional function of providing a focal point to your bedroom. So apart from comfort, you should also take into consideration the style and makeup of the bed. These days, beds are available in all styles, sizes, and material. You can either go for a clean look or purchase an extravagantly carved bed. In addition to that, you may also need to consider the space of the room. In case you have a small bedroom, look for a sleeker piece; if you are looking to add storage, then look for a bed with in-built storage.
3. Bunk Bed
Bunk beds can be incredible space-savers ideal for small rooms. Regardless of whether you have one or more kids, you can always find numerous choices to suit your style. Before you purchase a bunk bed, you have to figure out what you and your kid will be happy with. However, don’t forget to measure up the space, look for all the safety features of the bunk bed, and find the most suitable bunk bed for the room.
4. Coffee Table
A Coffee table forms a significant part of living room furniture. And keeping in mind the latest trends, you will find a dazzling variety to choose your favorite piece from. Which is why, before you purchase a coffee table you must ask yourself a few questions － Do you need the coffee table for the Living Room or anywhere else? Will your coffee table serve as a centerpiece? Which material will suit your home the most? Do you need the coffee table to be multi-functional? What kind of shape and size will be best for your space? Once, you have the answers to all the above questions, you will have a clear picture of the piece you need to buy.
5. Dining Chairs
A dining chair must be both comfortable and stylish. You don’t just use the dining chair to sit on while you eat. You and your family spend a significant amount of time doing things in the dining area. Hence, before buying dining chairs, take into consideration the size of the dining room, how you plan on using them, not to mention your style.
6. Home Entertainment Unit
With changing TV models, home entertainment units have evolved. So, before you buy an entertainment unit, ask yourself if you want to conceal the TV, need added storage, or are looking for a minimalistic approach.
7. Office Chair
If you often work from home, then you must know the importance of an office chair. Hence, before you purchase an office chair, check whether the backrest, seat, and armrests are adjustable. An office chair should provide you the option to change the height of the seat. Moreover, ensure that the office chair is comfortable enough to support your body, especially your back.
A sofa is stand out as one of the most essential furniture buys for your home, so before you purchase a sofa ensure you are getting one that meets your needs. A sofa that is ideal for your family room might not work for your bedroom. To start with, make sense of how you will be utilizing the piece and who all will be using it (in case of pets and kids). Decide if the sofa is a solid match for your space and since there are pieces available to fit any style of room, look for one that fulfils your idea of style. Ensure that the texture you select for your couch contributes to the decor of the room.
9. Table Lamp
The usage of table lamp goes way beyond just providing light. The right kind of table lamp can transform a dull corner into a snazzy one. Before purchasing a table lamp consider the usage and texture of the piece.