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The Dos and Don’ts of Choosing Living Room Furniture

Santorini Reclining SetYou and your family probably spend a great amount of time in your family room. For this reason, choosing the right living room furniture is an important task. However, with such a large selection available at your local furniture store, it can be hard to know exactly what to purchase. Not only is there a large selection there are many different styles to pick from. There are matching sets or individual pieces. You also have to decide between reclining, stationary or sleeper couches. At National Furniture Liquidators, we are the experts when it comes to furniture. Take a look at these do’s and don’ts to help you find exactly what you need.

The Dos of Choosing Living Room Furniture

The first thing you should do without a doubt is measure your living room. For that matter, take a look at your front door, your back door and your garage entrance, as well. You want to ensure that the furniture you purchase will fit through the entrance into your home. It would be a shame to find the perfect set only to find out that you can’t get it into your house.  Secondly, you do want to figure out roughly what you’re looking for. It is important to remain flexible, but knowing a few factors will make your search so much easier. For instance, if you know you want black or brown couches this will help you when your shopping through living room furniture at the store. Knowing what kind of style you want will help as well. Be sure to ask sales associate for help. They may be able to show you items you hadn’t noticed before. They can also tell you all about the promotions and sales that are going on.

The Don’t Do List

First of all, don’t limit yourself. As mentioned earlier, it is a good idea to know what you are looking for. But, remain flexible, as you may find something during your shopping experience that you like much better. On that note, don’t buy something that is not going to be comfortable and convenient for your family. If you have children and pets, buying beige or suede couches might not be your best option. If you are looking for comfort you may not want to pick something that is stationary and ornate. Also, don’t forget that National Furniture Liquidators always has amazing sales!

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How to Shop for Living Room Furniture

Milhaven Reclining Living Room setYour living room is one of the most important spaces in your home. It is the room where your family spends time together. It is also the room where your guests will spend the majority of their time while they are in your home. The living room furniture that you choose should create a pleasant, welcoming appearance and also be able to hold up against the wear and tear of everyday life.

Tips for Purchasing Living Room Furniture

Every room has a focal point. It is the spot that attracts attention when someone first enters the room. It is best to keep that in mind when it comes time to look for new living room furniture. Since it is your living room, focus on the living part. Therefore, when buying new living room furniture be sure that it is comfortable, snuggly, and durable. It should also invite you to sit on it and maybe even put your feet up. While you can and should have stationary seating, it is important to include movable pieces, as well. This allows for interaction and engagement with others in the room. It also ensures that there is always room for one more and that there is always a surface nearby for you to place a book, drink, lamp, tray or vase.

It may also be beneficial to consider your storage needs when purchasing living room furniture. If that is the case, then you may want to look at sofas that are raised off the floor so you can keep stuff underneath it. There are also ottomans that allow for storage and tables with drawers.

What to Look for in Living Room Furniture

When shopping for living room furniture, it is important to ensure that it fits the space where it is going. Be sure to take the dimensions of the room with you when you go shopping and do not forget to measure the doorways so that you can get it in your house. Another thing to remember is that you have a budget that you need to stick to because while you do not want to spend a fortune on new furniture, you also do not want to get caught buying anything that is cheaply made, either.

When looking for a sofa, as part of your living room furniture purchase, be sure to ask about the upholstery. Keep in mind that both microfiber and leather are stain-resistant. Also be aware that the material that your furniture is stuffed with is just as important as the material that covers it. A combination of foam and polyester are best for both affordability and durability.

If you are in the El Paso area and are in need of new living room furniture, be sure to check out the selection at National Furniture Liquidators. We have been family owned and operated since 1990. When it comes to quality and selection, nobody beats Shorty!

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  • We needed a houseful of furniture after moving to El Paso. A kind neighbor recommended National Furniture Liquidators to us and we decided to give them a shot. We were immediately greeted politely and they were a big help at selecting our furniture. We got the best prices on everything we needed! Nobody beats Shorty!

  • Their prices on good quality furniture are the best. And they even delivered and set up my living and dining areas. And so friendly.

  • I furnished my entire apartment with National. At first I was only going to get my living room set up. But the prices and terms there were so outstanding, I was able to get everything I needed. I am so happy with my furniture!

  • Whenever we need to whenever we need more furniture, we shop at National Furniture Liquidators almost exclusively. They have the best prices and brands and a great selection. And with their recent expansion the selection is even more incredible. Have their staff is very friendly and helpful too.

  • I am very happy with the sectional I got at National Furniture Warehouse. And the staff was very helpful too. The guy who helped me even helped me assemble my furniture. Great bunch of people.

  • We were so very happy when our furniture arrived. Everyone we dealt with at National Furniture Warehouse was exceptional. This was my first time going there. But I know it will not be my last. They have a huge variety and selection, at great prices.

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If you have questions, feel free to give us a call, and if you’re in the market for new furniture, visit one of our many locations. We promise you won’t be disappointed with the selection of furniture and the personalized care from our employees that is available for you. Call today!