A sofa is one of the most significant and most noteworthy furniture when it comes to home decor. Before buying a sofa, make sure it fits your needs.

Appearance is the prime factor that drives most of the people for choosing a sofa, which is, without doubt, an important aspect to consider. But there are a few other factors that you need to look into before making a final decision.

1. Fabric

If you are looking for a long-term investment, the fabric for your sofa should be chosen wisely. If you are looking for a daily use sofa, an easy-to-clean, easy-to-maintain fabric like leather would be a great pick.

2. Frame
A good strong frame implies a long-lasting sofa. Sit and move around on the sofa before buying it. This will give you a better idea of its strength and capacity.

3. Size
Size is a major consideration when buying a sofa. It should not consume the entire space of your living. It needs to fit in your space. However classy, stylish it is if it didn’t fit perfectly, there is no point in having it.

4. Fillings
Double wrapped solid foam cushions hold their shape well. Avoid cushions stuffed with foam pieces, which flatten easily.

5. Cost
Sofas are a big commitment. Most of the time low quality less expensive sofa will need to be replaced four-to-five times in comparison to the more expensive investment. It is okay to spend some money if it’s worth. At the same time, make sure you get what you pay for.