When was the last time you bought a piece of furniture? If it has been a while then you might be eager to replace your saggy sofa or worn out loveseat. Shopping for a sofa should have you looking at four components: the frame, the spring system, the cushions and the tailoring. Since you’ll probably be living with this piece of furniture for several years it’s important that you get it right.
If you find a sofa that is constructed with a hardwood frame ask the salesperson if it is kiln-dried. If they don’t know what you’re talking about, go to another store. A kiln-dried piece of wood has the moisture removed from it. As a result, that frame will last longer in humid weather which can warp, weaken or crack wood that isn’t kiln-dried. Could there be any more humid weather than here in Texas? The best type of frame is a five-legged frame. This has a “fifth leg” in the center of the couch for added support. Additionally, the thickness of frame should be at least 1 1/4 inches. Anything less than that will create a lot of squeaks anytime someone sits down.
You want to go with a heavy seat cushion. The heavier the cushion the higher the quality. You should be able to feel the springs in a sofa when you push down on them. Ask about the springs. The tailoring is how the fabric is stitched together. You might find a terrific example of this craftsmanship on the showroom floor. Just make sure the sofa that is delivered to your home has the same level of craftsmanship before you accept delivery.
If you’re buying a leather sofa make sure you’re getting leather. Anything that is a blend or leather-like isn’t leather and you’ll end up being extremely disappointed. Leather should always be top-grain.
Picking out new furniture is going to be a lot of fun. As for getting rid of the old furniture, not so much if you are doing it by yourself. If you’ve ever seen an abandoned sofa by the side of the road or in a back alley then you know how hard it is to get rid of something like that. Some people would rather create an eyesore than deal with the proper disposal of piece of furniture. Luckily, here in Pasadena you have a viable method of getting rid of furniture and that would be hiring Junk King East Houston to take care of the job.
When it comes to getting rid of your junk, Junk King East Houston is truly the best way to go. That’s because they provide you with everything you need such as a two-man crew to do the lifting and a big truck to do the hauling. And when Junk King takes something way it is guaranteed to be disposed of in a way that is good for Pasadena. Give them a call today and find out how Junk King can move out your old furniture to make room for the new!