Upholstered furniture is an integral part of any interior. It not only forms the individual style of the room, but also has a functional value. For this reason, the choice of upholstered furniture should be made carefully, taking into account not only the external appeal, but also other parameters.
First of all, you should choose the material for the upholstery and the frame. If natural wood or metal was used for the frame, the cost of the entire product will be more expensive because of the environmental friendliness of raw materials.
Upholstery, can be made of different fabrics. Most often it is made of jacquard, flock, cotton, velour, suede and leather. The choice of a particular type of upholstery depends on the conditions in which the furniture product will be used. Dense and durable jacquard is suitable for classic styles where solid wood furniture is predominant. Modern and very practical flock – a great solution for homes with small children and animals. In addition to the type of fabric, you should pay attention to the seams that connect the individual parts of the upholstery, they should not sprawl.
As for the fillers, the best are considered polyurethane foam and spring blocks. If you choose polyurethane foam, it must be dense in appearance, elastic and elastic – when compressed. Among the main requirements to the spring units are quality and heat treatment, technology of fastening and their number per unit area. The best option is springs, for the manufacture of which a hardened steel wire was used, because they provide the upholstered furniture with optimal strength and elasticity.
You should also take into account the size of the room. For a small hall, it is better to opt for corner sofas, which allow you to effectively use the space and create maximum comfort. The inside of such upholstered furniture always provides space for bedding, pillows and other things. When choosing this option, you should pay attention to the strength of the transformation mechanism. Corner sofas contribute to the visual increase in space.
And, of course, is of great importance and appearance of upholstered furniture. It should fit the general style of decoration of the apartment and blended into a single composition. So, if the room is decorated in light colors, you should give up dark options, and vice versa. Upholstered furniture should definitely create an atmosphere of comfort and coziness.