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					Furniture
5 Factors to Investigate

       •   Style
       •   Size
       •   Durability
       •   Comfort
       •   Covering
Things to look for


 • Springs
 • Hardwood frames (Oak, Maple, Ash
   Birch, Mahogany
 • Non-warping frames
 • Legs securely braced
 • Frame well-padded
Things to look for


•   Cushions return to shape after sitting
•   Comfort - depth of seat, ease in rising
•   Warranty is a good clue to quality
•   Ticking
Tailoring

 •   Straight seams
 •   Secure buttons
 •   No loose threads
 •   Plaids/strips well matched
 •   Cushions fit snugly in corners with no
     gaps
Tailoring


• Fabric patterns matched, centered on
  cushions
• Reversible cushions
• Zippers on cushions for fit not cleaning
     Fabric

• Tightly woven
• Consider wearability, cleanability, sensitivity to
  sunlight
• Sample does not pill when rubbed rigorously
• Soil & Stain resistant
• Care label affixed under cushion
Case Goods


• Designed to contain or store objects
• 3 factors to investigate:
  – wood
  – construction
  – finish
Things to look for

•   Dovetail joints
•   Veneer
•   Straight shelves
•   Solid hinges
•   Straight doors
•   Check construction of corners - reinforced
•   Drawer glides

				
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