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Furniture Buying Secrets: How To Shop And Care For Your Furnishings

Check out your home. Anything seem odd or out of place when searching the room? Is the furniture looking its age? Is it ancient or worn down? Has it served its usefulness and no longer needed? You should keep reading if you are thinking about buying new furniture.

When trying to buy a couch, try to find one that will last for a while and is also very comfortable to you. Springs will support cushions the best. Serpentine springs are acceptable but eight-way, hand-tied springs are better. You may be able to feel the springs through the upholstery. Good springs are closely spaced and very firm.

When shopping for wood furniture, always make sure to look at more than just the outside of the piece. You have to also check out the guts of the piece – behind doors, inside drawers. Many times, this inspection is going to let you …