How to buy a Custom Sectional Sofa - Orange County’s Furniture Warehouse
Buying a custom sectional sofa can feel overwhelming as there are so many custom options to choose from. There are literally thousands of shapes, sizes and fabrics especially with sectionals. These quick tips can make starting the process a bit easier. First, define what you are looking for. If you already have an idea then make sure to take it with you when you come in (phone or photo). If you dont already know, sites like Pinterest can be a good starting point for living room ideas. You don't necessarily need to know exactly what you want in a custom sectional sofa, but do some researching online or through magazines can give you a sense of what you like or don't like before coming in. Our sales staff can also help. Firstly, where will this sectional fit in the room? What are the current furniture pieces and colors that already exist. What about the fabric color and if you've got young kids, you probably don't want a light colored sectional sofa in a fabric that's difficult to clean. You can consider a stronger fabric and perhaps a darker color. How many people will be on the custom sectional sofa at once. For a large family, a larger three-piece or u-shaped sectional sofa might be a good fit with with lots of options for spreading out or snuggling up. Also, a custom couch is a long term investment, make sure you come down to the store and try some out. Getting just what you want is much easier in person when you get to sample different fabrics and seating arrangements. Make sure the sectional sofa is comfortable. Make sure you like the seating, some couches can be softer or firmer than others and each choice has its advantages. Factors like seat depth or armrest style can make a big difference. The best way to test is just to sit, and see how it feels. Additionally, enquire about the strength of the fabric. If the sectional sofa will be seeing kids on a daily basis, the fabric should be sturdier than a more elegant sofa in a relatively untraveled area. Cotton and linen upholstery can be reasonably priced. Microfiber blends can act like cotton and can resist stains. Leather is stays cool, is easy to clean and lasts a long time. Pick out the style and look that matches the sofa’s function. Also, before coming down to the OC furniture store to sample sofas, make sure you know how much room you have. Measure the space so you know what you have to work with, buying a custom sectional sofa that is too large for your room, can be a very costly mistake. When buying a sectional sofa you will hear the terms RAF or LAF right away. RAF stands for “Right Arm Facing” meaning that when you are standing in front of the sectional and facing it, the chaise is on your right hand side. LAF means the same just for the left arm facing, or when you are facing the sectional sofa from the front the chaise element is on your left. This is important, because depending on your room configuration, One of these configurations will work perfect, whereas the other might not. View an example here. The last step is to try it out. We have many of our best selling custom sectional sofas on the floor for you to try out. We hope these quick tips have given you a couple ideas, our sales staff can also help. We hope to see you soon! - Furnishing America
Furnishing America is a furniture store centrally located in Orange County Ca, on the border of Irvine and Santa Ana, in the South Coast Plaza Metro Area at the 405 / 55 interchange.
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