Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Piece of Furniture

Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Piece of Furniture

Submitted by Swiss Valley Furniture on Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:00am

Making a new furniture purchase is a big deal. You have plenty of options to weigh, including the piece will look in your house and considering the price. So it’s important to resist an impulse buy when looking at furniture.


Here are some questions you should ask when considering a new piece of furniture.


Consider the amount of space you have and who will be utilizing a piece of furniture. For example, if space is a concern look for furniture that can serve a dual purpose. Or if children are around, do not select a delicate color or fabric for that space.


Ask yourself what colors you love and hate. If you tend to gravitate towards certain colors, they obviously make you happy and comfortable. And even if something is trendy, but you don’t like it, then avoid that piece.


Also ask yourself if this new piece of furniture will be a focal point of a room, or serve as a secondary piece where other furniture or artwork already resides. If you are starting to decorate a room from scratch, go through multiple magazines, catalogs, and websites to determine your personal style before making any purchases.


And lastly, consider your budget and how long you plan to use a particular item. If you tend to change your decorations often, then it may be wise to not break the bank on a new piece of furniture. But if you are looking for a long-lasting furniture product, then look at quality items like handmade wood furniture.


If you are searching for furniture in Holmes County or across Northeast Ohio, contact Swiss Valley Furniture for assistance.