If you’re looking to buy a new sofa, start off by narrowing down your style choices and your color choices. Also, consider what type of features that you’re going to want on your couch to guarantee satisfaction.
It’s important that you buy the best quality that your budget allows. If you use your couch daily, you’re going to want to find a high-grade dense couch that maintains its shape through constant usage.
Sofa cushions are also important to keep an eye out on as well. If you purchase cheap cushions, you’re only going to end up replacing them in the near future.
Take a look at the several different frame types that are available. The more durable frames are made of kiln-dried hardwood like maple. Nowadays, technological improvements have led to hardwood plywood being an available and sturdy option for homeowners.
Keep in mind that most standard couches will come with polyurethane cushion foam. This has been known to be the industry standard, but can be upgraded to a higher-grade foam also. Typically, the higher the foam density, the more durable it will be, and the more expensive it will be also.
But, don’t always mistake an expensive cushion for a quality cushion. Look at the ILD of the foam cushion to make sure that you’re getting the most comfortable one for your household.
One indicator that you’re buying a cheaper sofa is that the foam cushions will be unwrapped, meaning that there is a lack of quality protection. Therefore, it’s most likely a low-density and non-durable foam product.
Bio: Over the past 30 years, the Foam Factory, Inc. has become one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of foam for personal and industrial use. Among their products are foams used in boat cushions and custom foam.