Chic it should be, but not too expensive. You certainly have your reasons why you want to buy a modern sofa cheap. Maybe you are just not ready to spend a lot of money on a sofa. Other things are more important to you. Maybe your wallet says something different than your idea of the dream sofa. Maybe the new sofa should just serve as a visual room filler and it will hardly be used.
Whatever reasons move you to buy a modern sofa cheap, we will help you with some tips and food for thought.
Cheap sofa = bad sofa?
It is often the case but you can’t say that across the board. You can also be lucky with an exhibit that has been significantly reduced in price. Often the furniture trade delivers a real discount battle and you can make a bargain. But pay attention to some things when it comes to discount in the furniture trade.
Here is what you should pay attention to if you want to buy a modern sofa cheaply
Is it cheap plywood or maybe solid wood or multiplex? Take a closer look at the fabric! Find out about the abrasion resistance. The abrasion is usually written on the fabric label and is given in the unit “Martindale”. Other factors you should take into account when evaluating the fabric are pilling (formation of knots on the surface) and lightfastness. Finally, look at the finish of the seams.
If you want to get comprehensive information, it’s best to read through our 14 tips for buying a sofa.
Buy the sofa online or in a brick-and-mortar store?
Often you hear acquaintances and friends say that you should never buy a sofa or even a bed on the Internet. A sofa you have to see, test sit and touch, they say. The purchase of a sofa in stationary trade offers these advantages of course. The on-line trade caught up the last years however extremely and offers in the meantime services of those so some stationary dealer a disk could cut off. The dispatch of fabric samples, free shipping and also return shipping if not satisfied, are no longer a rarity. There are hardly any reasons not to buy a sofa online.
However, local furniture retailers now also offer a range of services similar to those offered by online retailers. With the old-established furniture stores a rethinking seems to take place. More and more often one recognizes serious interest the “furniture stores” in the Internet Paroli to want to offer. The service has increased in quality. Many actions and events attract the buyers.
Buy sofa in installments
It is often the case that just the one sofa is the most beautiful and would look great in your living room. Unfortunately, the price of the sofa exceeds your budget. Now you start thinking about how you can reduce your monthly expenses.
So that the monthly budget is not too much burdened, many stationary furniture dealers and online stores offer the sofa purchase on installments. Here, however, the conditions vary greatly from dealer to dealer. Find out exactly which interest rates are offered and have the solid financing explained to you in detail.
Trustworthy furniture stores work together with trustworthy banks. Look out for the quality-seals. They create trust and give you a safe feeling.
Even though financing a sofa with its low monthly payment sounds tempting – the sofa still has to be paid for in installments. So make sure that you can actually pay the installments.
Cheap sofa with sleep function
It is quite possible to buy a cheap sofa with a sleep function. But before you buy it, you should look carefully. Try out the technology behind it and make sure that the conversion mechanism works properly.