Muranos Furniture of Staten Island NY understands the importance of having a Living Room that not only supports your lifestyle , but makes a statement of who you are. If you are shopping for a new sofa or couch, their are many resources available for you to view to get ideas from (UFAC) and the (AFMA) make the following recommendations:
• Color is the first element to which you the consumer will respond.
• When you find a style that appeals to you, sit in it, try it out for comfort.
• Bounce up and down on the cushions. Make sure it feels comfortable to you.
• Wiggle the arms. Do they hold firm, indicating good workmanship?
• Lift the frame. Does it feel heavy and sturdy?
• Examine the fabric. Are the seams straight? Does the fabric line up properly? Does it feel pleasing to the touch?
• Check the price. Quality sofas are available in all price ranges.
• Measure it. You don't want the sofa to overwhelm your room, but you also don't want it to be dwarfed by other pieces.
• For fire safety reasons, look for the gold UFAC tag, indicating that the sofa manufacturer certifies it is made in accordance with UFAC methods designed to reduce the likelihood of upholstered furniture fires from smoldering cigarettes.
• After you've done all your checks, the most important thing is to follow your heart. If you love it, then it's right for you.
Practical Tips to assist as you shop for living room furniture
If you are decorating or remodeling your living room, The American Furniture Manufacturers Association makes the following recommendations for living room furniture shopping:
• First consider your lifestyle. Do you have children?
• Determine your budget.
• In addition to a sofa or other major seating piece, do you require a chair or two for guest accommodations.
• You should include occasional tables such as an end tables and/or a cocktail table.
• An entertainment center or wall unit is a must for todays electronic equipment, TV, DVD, cable box etc.
• Measure your space carefully to determine what furniture you can comfortably accommodate.
• Lamps should be a must for a living room.
• Accessories are essential to put the finishing touch on your space.
• Most importantly, enjoy your space.
Muranos Furniture features the finest selections of upholstered furniture in Staten Island New York. If you want to find the perfect sofa, loveseat, chair, chaise or sectional for your living room, family room or den, then you'll want to check out Muranos Furniture. Staten Island NY's finest selection of living room and family furniture. We are the Staten Island New York authorized dealer for the finest furniture brands available.