Some Advice on Furniture

Choosing new furniture means different things for different people. Those who live a slow-paced lifestyle with little foot traffic and no extra people hanging around can afford a little more luxury and to be a little less practical. For those with a family, however, choosing the right furniture that can hold up to the demands of a busy household is important. For homes that welcome babies of both the human and animal variety, sturdy furniture that hides stains and cleans well is the best choice. Solid colors, while visually pleasing in most rooms, can become worn looking from the wear and tear of family life. Fabrics can get stained and soiled rather quickly between cleanings, and selecting a patterned piece can camouflage these imperfections effectively. Leather furniture might seem too delicate for a house with children, but many parents swear by its durability and easy care. Most common spills and accidents can be quickly wiped away with a cloth which isn’t always possible for furniture with fabric upholstery. The downside to leather is that it’s not as forgiving as fabric when it comes to snags or run-ins with a sharp object. Both fabric and leather furniture can be attractive scratching posts for cats living with you. While some people choose to declaw their felines to avoid scratching damage, simply keeping a scratching post nearby can greatly reduce the temptation of clawing your furniture. If you’re looking to take a look at all your options for your child and pet-friendly living space, you can find a furniture store in Athens GA with both fabric and leather choices available. Ultimately, you want to find the right furniture for your unique lifestyle and situation, and consulting a furniture specialist for advice can help you make the decision that’s right for you.

9 thoughts on “Some Advice on Furniture

  1. Glenda

    I haven’t shop furniture for our home, not until it’s finished. But I just hope someday I would have the chance, financial and the time to shop so I can have my dream house.

  2. Linnor

    with a party of five, we need furniture that could last us for years. sometimes even old furniture is repurposed so we don’t need to discard it or buy another one.

  3. Maan

    I love this post, Ms. Paula. This is especially useful for me because we’re paying for a house and we’re a new family. I need all the tips I can get. Thanks!


    I’m also careful when choosing the right furniture for my house. I have many requirements but I’m
    always particular sa design. Thanks for the tips.

  5. Vanessa

    wow, this is very useful. thanks for the tips. i am also thinking which is best, fabric or leather? this post helped me decide which to choose. :-)


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