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Trying to choose new lounge furniture in the UK
market can be overwhelming. There are key questions to consider: How
much do you want to spend? Do you need it on a payment plan or will
you pay all up front? What style do you want? What size and kind of
seating do you need? Do you need new side tables and coffee tables
to match the new furniture, too? Is reupholstering your current
furniture an option? How soon do you need it? The questions are
probably endless. Be sure of what the answers are before setting
foot in a shop and that way you will not spend money on something
you later regret.
There are many local shops and upholsterers all around Britain and,
if you are able to spend a little more, these are great places to
use: Support local businesses and get more personalized service.
However, most people are likely to use the nationally known
retailers. Below are three popular options – from high-end,
high-cost furniture, to affordable, varied options.
John Lewis: Furniture at John Lewis ranges in style and design, from
the classic to the very modern. Depending on stock, expect prices to
range from about £400 - £4,000 for their range of sofas, and £250 -
£1,600 for armchairs.
DFS: With many locations, DFS is a practical, affordable place to
buy new furniture. Ranging from £350 - £1,500 in cost for sofas,
they offer a really wide range of styles and many options for
fabric, too. With recognizable names designing for them, like Linda
Barker, DFS has a modern edge and the quality is great for the
average British family.
IKEA: IKEA furniture is not flimsy and easily broken as many people
think, but it is not generally a life-long investment. One of the
great things about IKEA is that the colours and design are really
for a modern living room. Starting at about £60 for a basic arm
chair and ranging to around £2,000 for the best sofa sectional, IKEA
really has a huge variety of options and accessories. Great for
young families and couples, IKEA offers very affordable, exciting
There are, of course, many other places to buy your new lounge
furniture, so take your time, research the most appropriate
affordability options for you and the most suitable styles to match