Office sofas are durable furniture in company offices. At present, there are many kinds of office sofas and desks on the market, which makes some consumers do not know how to choose when purchasing. Here we give 6 important tips when purchasing office sofas.

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  1. Look at the brand

Consumers should try their best to choose brand-name office sofas produced by well-known companies. Because famous brands are more reliable in long-term use, their quality is stable, the repair rate is low, the warranty period is long, and the you can have good after sale service.

  1. Look at the quality of the frame

With both hands, you may shake the whole sofa back and forth, left and right, and shake it repeatedly. If it feels good, it means the frame is firm. Discuss with the salesperson again, uncover the corner of the bottom cloth under the seat to check, if the frame is smooth hard wood with no decay, no moth, no scars, no bark or wood hair, there is no problem.

  1. Look at the quality of the inner cushion

Nowadays, the bottom surface of high-end sofa seat and back is mostly using nylon belt and snake spring cross mesh structure, and high elastic foam, sprayed cotton and light body foam are layered on it. This cushion has good rebound and a comfortable texture. Mid-range office sofas are mostly using glue-pressed fiberboard as the base plate for the seat and back, and layered with medium-density foam and sprayed cotton. This kind of cushion is not so soft and has a slightly poor resilience.

  1. Look at fabrics and sewing

When buying a leather sofa, choose a leather material. Leather sofas have two category: full-leather sofas and half-leather sofas. Each full-leather sofa consumes the cowhide equivalent to 10 cattle. It is of high value and has good ventilation and environmental protection performance. Full-leather sofas are quite popular in developed countries such as Europe and the United States. The semi-leather sofa uses PU leather or artificial leather PVC instead of cowhide on the back, bottom and other hidden parts of the sofa, but the direct contact parts of the human body are still high-value cowhide, which reduces the cost of the sofa and is more economical.

The leather for sofa have two type:  yellow leather and buffalo leather, according to the number of layers, there are  first layer leather, second layer leather and third layer leather, etc. According to the origin, we have domestic leather and imported leather. The imported leather is the best quality of the first layer of yellow cowhide imported from Italy and Germany, which meets the strict environmental protection requirements, has high color fastness, and good elasticity.

  1. The choice of high-quality leather sofa must be the first layer of yellow leather

When buying a leather sofa, the leather surface should be rich and shiny, without scars, and with fine texture and texture. Use your fingertips to pinch a place and pull it up. It should feel flexible and strong. Then the leather is top-quality leather. When purchasing a fabric sofa, you should know that the seat and back cover of the sofa should be a looper structure. The sofa fabric should be relatively thick. When its gram weight is more than 300 grams per square meter,  it is more durable, and you must ensure that the surface will not be balled after rubbing more than 12,000 times. Sofa fabrics can be divided into domestic and imported ones.

The special fabrics for sofas from European and American professional manufacturers are of high quality, very small color difference, high color fastness, and the fabrics have no weft bias, especially some high-end fabrics. In order to improve the anti-fouling ability, the surface is also special treatment. Imported high-grade fabrics also have antistatic, flame retardant and other functions. When buying a fabric sofa, you need to choose a fabric that has fine and smooth warp and weft lines, no jumping wires, no exposed joints, and feels tense. Sewing depends on whether the stitches are even and straight, whether the seams are tight with both hands, and whether the edges of the teeth are round and plump.


  1. Look at the cloth

The wrapping depends on whether the fabric is tightly enclosing the inner filling and whether it is flat and straight, especially the transition between the two armrests, the seat and the back should be natural and free of folds. If it is a round or semi-circular handrail, it depends on whether the arc is smooth, plump and beautiful. For fabrics with floral patterns or checkered patterns, it depends on whether the flower shapes at the splices are consistent, and whether the squares are horizontal and vertical, without tilting or twisting.

Finally, sit down and try it out, and feel whether the inclination of the seat and the back or the curvature of the back seat is in good agreement with the four parts of the waist, back, buttocks and legs; whether the height of the pillow and the back is appropriate, and whether the height of the armrests is the same The arms are naturally stretched out and are usually consistent; whether the sitting feeling is comfortable, and whether it is free when standing up. After standing up, look at the fabric at the buttocks, backrest, and armrests for obvious loose pleats that will not recover for a long time.


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