Antique living room furniture for most people can be seen as a long-term investment. The quality of your furniture, from fabric to frame will go a long way in determining how long you can expect to last. When choosing your living room furniture, take into account several factors such as durability frame and the type of material used for sofa fabric. The furniture that will get a lot of wear should be the first priority in terms of durability.
Buy antique living room furniture that holds; choose a sofa or living room set of fabric to suit your needs. Leather sofas are the most durable, but most expensive. These are ideal for people with children and pets that fall due to their ability to clean easily and not the stain. An alternative to leather is microfiber, which is a mock-like material consisting of small fibers of polyester woven together. This material also has excellent durability.
Examine the frame of your living room set. Hardwoods work best because they can stand up to a lot of weight and do not crack very easily. Ask about the wood oven-dried as well. The drying process removes all moisture from the wood, preventing it from easily cracking. Maple and oak are the strongest. Avoid particle forest because they will not be long during heavy use. Look for antique living room furniture that has been glued, screwed or doweled together. Furniture that simply is stapled will not hold up too. Usually frames used with maple or oak logs will not be stapled. Corner block is another positive feature of a durable frame.