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4 things to consider when buying a reclining sofa.
These days reclining sofas come in so many shapes and colors that if you have made the decision to buy one, you will almost certainly find one in the style you want. However before charging down to your local furniture store it can pay to have a think about exactly what kind of reclining sofa you want. There are many things to think about, so it is suggested to go through this list and have at least a rough idea of what you want before going out shopping.
How much reclining action do you want? Is it just a single reclining armchair, or are you after a 2 or 3 person sofa that reclines at either end.
Where is the recliner going to go? Some recliners travel further back than others, so if the room is not very big, you need to take into account the fact that some reclining sofas need to be quite far from the wall.
How often will you move? A Reclining sofa that reclines at either end can be very heavy, especially if it is all in one piece, take this into account if you move frequently or will move soon, or if you are going to need to carry the sofa up and down stairs.
How much weight can the recliner take? If anyone who will frequently use the sofa is particularly heavy, you would do well to make sure any reclining sofa you consider can hold their weight. In cases where someone is particularly heavy make sure to find out how that will affect your gaurantee
So there you have it, A quick checklist of things that goes beyond the easy color and style considerations to help you choose your new reclining sofa. You would be wise to consider these things before stepping into a shop, so you know exactly what you want when the Sales person starts with the pitch