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How do I Choose the Best Microfiber Futon?

Sherry Holetzky
Sherry Holetzky

Choosing the best really means choosing the best for you. To determine which microfiber futon is best for you, there are several elements to examine along with color and style. The space in which the futon will be used should be measured so an appropriate size can be custom made or chosen from the standard options, which are queen, full, or twin. Comparing the quality of craftsmanship as well as the materials used is essential in making a good choice. Cost, including shipping or delivery, will be very important to some people as well.

Microfiber is a popular material because it is quite comfortable, durable, and versatile. It is designed to resist staining, which makes it a great choice for furniture. Since buying furniture can be a big investment, you want each piece to last. Futons are also very versatile, so combining such a piece with a versatile fabric gives it even more value.

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You can get quality, style, comfort, and flexibility all in one piece of furniture. A futon can be used for extra seating, as a bed, or both. A microfiber futon makes a great piece for a space that is used as an office by day, sitting room by night, and guest room as needed. Dual purpose, space-saving pieces are excellent choices for homes with limited space, apartments, and dorm rooms.

The many styles available allow you to choose a microfiber futon that will work in most any design plan. You can choose traditional craftsmanship and fabrics, or find very contemporary styles. If you want something a bit funkier, choose a modern design with a boldly colored cover. You can also select other microfiber futon covers to change as you desire, instead of having to replace the entire piece if your needs or tastes change.

When selecting the size, it’s a good idea to measure the space you intend to use the microfiber futon in first. Measure the length, height, and the depth, the latter two of which many people forget to do when shopping for furniture. Many people just measure the length and assume it will fit. You don’t want to end up with a piece so high that it prevents you from opening a window behind it or a piece so deep that it leaves no room for a coffee table in front of it.

Most people also want a good value, so it makes sense to do some comparison shopping when looking for microfiber futon. Don’t be afraid to check out furniture outlets and online discounters as they sometimes offer very good deals. When calculating your total cost, don’t forget to add in shipping or delivery along with the price on the tag, as these fees can be substantial when purchasing furniture.

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