Your living room furniture has been around for some time in your house. Your furniture is both comfortable and still useful, but you wonder if you should get new couches, chairs, and other living room accessories.
Are you ready for new living room furniture? Use this guide to help you decide if you are ready for some new furnishings in your home. Your furniture salesperson will help you select the best items for your main living space. You can also buy pieces for your dining room and bedroom areas as well.
Your pieces don't match
While your furniture doesn't have to match entirely, there should be some flow to your items. Whether your couches and chairs follow one main theme in color or pattern or have the same time period in design, matching furnishings make your living room look more sophisticated and streamlined.
If your pieces don't match at all, it's time to consider a set of matching couches, chairs, settees, loveseats, and even fainting couches to give your main gathering place a more elegant appeal.
Your pieces are scuffed and worn
There may be many years left in that worn-out couch or chair, but springs do wear out over time, and wooden frames will crack and bend after years of use. Before your furniture starts to fail completely or get entirely uncomfortable, replace items that are in the worst condition and keep replacing items as they wear down. Some furniture stores will allow you to do a payment plan on new pieces if you want to upgrade your entire living area at once.
Your living area has been updated
Have you recently put in new carpets in your living space or painted the walls? Have you updated the accessories in this area, getting a new entertainment center, artwork for the walls, or other additions? If so, these upgrades can be affected by the worn and dated furnishings that also share space with your remodeling efforts.
To make your living area more complete, try buying furnishings that match the remodeling you've done. Basic neutral couches and chairs complement bold accent walls, while velvet or other statement piece items make other upgrades stand out in positive ways.
You don't have to replace all your living area pieces to make a difference in this space. View the brands and styles of different furniture items you like and let your salesperson help you choose what's best for your home.