Buying Home Furniture: Know Your Size

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How much space do you have to work with in your home? Learn how to determine your size restrictions when buying furniture for the home in this free video. View Video Transcript

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The first thing to note when buying furniture for the house would be the size of the product. If you're looking for a sofa like what's behind you here. You'd have to know how long the sofa would have to be in the home. Because everybody's home is different. That's one important thing. Secondly, how wide it is, because the width wise is going to tell you how much space you have in your corner. So you've got to have that in relation, because otherwise, you get to a home and it doesn't fit. So that's one important thing. As you'll see also, your tables. You can run into tables here. Tables and see what your dimensions are, how much space you have to walk around. If you look behind you, you're going to follow me here. We have tables, dining room tables. Dining room tables also, you have to know the size. Because again, you may not have room to open up the chairs. Also, there are tables here that have the leaves, that you can actually buy and you can have a leaf. You can pull this out and make it smaller so when there's not as much family in, or make it bigger when there is family in. That's the biggest thing to know about furniture and that's in every category of furniture.