Winter is the ideal time of year to be purchasing new furniture. Many people will also want to re-decorate their home at the same time to provide a clean and fresh backdrop for their new items. Of course replacing all your furniture at the same time will prove to be too costly for most people, particularly after the festive season and the expenses that go with it. Just take a look around your home and decide which room will benefit most from an upgrade of furniture.
Once you’ve decided which room to tackle first, you need to decide which type of furniture will be most suitable for you and your family. Whilst cheap, flat pack items will cost far less than the real wood variety of furniture, you do have to remember that you get what you pay for, and that’s quality and durability. We asked Priest Brothers their thoughts on the best options to go for!
Solid wood furniture will also look far superior to imitation wood pieces. It will be manufactured to a high standard and not churned out of a factory production line with thousands of identical items. The appearance will also be different, in that the grain on a piece of wood tends to be random and unique and will differ throughout the piece of furniture. Compare that to imitation wood where the grain is printed onto the surface and will be repeated throughout the item.
Of course in the end it will all come down to cost and what you can afford at the time, however it’s sometimes better to buy just a couple of good quality items for now and add to them when funds allow. If you buy from an established company they will tend to make items to your requirements so you’ll be able to match with new items later on.