One of the best thing about living in this century is the amount of choices that can be offered to you for a single item is just simply astronomical. You can choose different items based on the functionality, color, size and many other aspects more. However, this can also cause confusion. The same thing is true with choosing your home sofa or couch. Choosing one can be both fun and staggering. So let us crush that staggering option out and have fun hunting your home sofa, now.
CONSIDER THE SIZE
This is the first thing you should consider. Sofas can take up a lot of space so bear in mind first the size of your living room. Do you want an L-shaped sofa? A coffee table? Additional chairs? Try to list the things that you need and from that decide the size of the sofa that will probably fit in the room. Sofas can attract so much attention, hence you have to make sure that even if your room is small, you can choose a smaller sofa but still have the same impression from your friends when it comes to your home design compared to if you bought a bigger one. Remember- you should never ever cramp your room with your sofa so find one that fits best.
CONSIDER THE ORIENTATION
What type of person are you? What are your common activities? The thing is you should also consider the orientation of your room. If you are someone that loves the outdoor breeze, then position your couch near the window. If you love hosting dinners and gatherings, then purchase one that can be circled around the coffee table. If you just want to buy a sofa where your family can hang out, then the most potent thing to do is buy a lot of pillows aside from the sofa in order to provide your family with a lot of cushion and seating space and option.
KNOW THE UPHOLSTERY/RAW MATERIAL USED
Know which material would best fit your needs. The beauty with sofas nowadays is that whatever the functionality is or the upholstery material used, manufacturers always make sure that it is coupled with elegance and beauty. Many would want a plush suede sofa but just be careful since it is very delicate. If you have pets or children who would want to scratch all things, then that wide would just end up getting destroyed.
Leather can be a good choice especially if its color is dark. It can be easy to clean and it also wear well with age.
Many sofas nowadays are made from an outdoor fabric- Sunbrella. These special material resist stain, dirt and it does not even fade under the sun. Hence, you can bring it outdoor or if brought indoor, cleaning would just be a breeze.
CHOOSE A STYLE THAT FITS YOUR HOME
This is where we can’t intervene with your decision. Pick a color and design that best fits your taste and personality. Make sure that the color of the sofa that you choose compliments well with the overall color theme of your home. Pick a color that is of darker shade with your home so that it would attract attention. Remember, light colored ones tend to occupy so much space when looked at, so if your room is too spacious you can choose a light colored one and a dark colored them if it isn’t that large.