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What no one told you about buying a sofa

With so many options available how can you possibly know what makes a piece of furniture quality? Disposable furniture  seems cheaper, but  that $300 sofa l only lasts 2 years, while a  $3,000 couch will last you a lifetime. Lets pull out the old calculator on this one -  $300 x 20 replacements and that $300 sofa will cost you $6,000. So how do you know what makes a good sofa? Well, we’ll tell you.   THE FRAME Good: Corner blocks. All interior corners should have blocks for added strength. They should be glued and screwed into the frame, levitating blocks aren’t as sturdy as one may think. Good: Glued, dowelled and screwed joints. Most people don’t actually realize the...

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