Tips to Help You Buy the Perfect Sectional Sofa 

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Picking the perfect sofa can make or break the comfort in your living room. A sectional is a great way to make the most out of your space in a modern and stylish way. There are a ton of different sectionals to choose from and it can be a little overwhelming, but we’re here to help! 

Measure Your Space

Measure the dimensions of where you want to put your new sectional before you go to the store. This will allow you to know exactly what your options are before the shopping begins. There’s nothing worse than falling in love with something only to find out that it’s too big for your space! 

Consider Different Materials

There are many different types of upholstery to choose from for your sectional. Take your lifestyle into consideration when you pick a material. Someone with kids and pets will probably prefer an easy-to-clean material like microfiber, while someone looking for a classic and chic sectional would probably prefer leather. Try to keep an open mind as you shop in case you find something that’s different from what you originally envisioned buying but remain realistic too! 

Choosing the Right Style

Sectionals come in lots of different styles to fit your space and your relaxation preferences. A U-shaped sectional is ideal for someone who does a lot of entertaining, while someone who prioritizes comfort might prefer a reclining sectional. Your dimensions will help narrow down what sectional styles you can choose from too. 

Pick a Color that Compliments Your Décor

If you already love the décor in your home, find a sectional with a color that will complement the existing color palette. If your home is lacking style, use your new sectional as a great starting point to design the rest of the room! Pick something that you’ll love seeing every single day, not something that just has a flashy appeal at first glance but doesn’t really fit your style. 

Look for Bonus Features

If you’re stuck between a few sectionals, check out the bonus features in each one. Cupholders, USB ports, and massaging components are some of the most common bonus features you might see while you shop. Some sectionals even feature a pull-out bed option which is a great choice for someone who doesn’t have a spare bedroom. 

Shop Sectional Sofas at Metropolitan Furniture

Picking your perfect sectional will be a process and that’s okay! It’s worth it to take your time finding the right fit if you’ll be happy with the outcome once it’s in your home. Contact Metropolitan Furniture today to learn more about the sectional styles we have available, financing options, and to view some of our top picks! Give us a call if you have any questions! 781-365-1383