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5 Important Reasons For You To Invest In Your Furniture

With countless furniture options available, many homeowners are considering high quality designer furniture in Singapore, bringing both form and function to their homes. Some homeowners may hesitate due to the higher prices commanded by these pieces, compared to more mass-market, competitively priced furniture options. Here are 5 reasons why investing in quality designer furniture could be a better investment for you in the long run.

1. You enjoy the quality of designer furniture

This principle holds for numerous things in life, and quality furniture is no different. When buying a piece of designer furniture in Singapore, you are paying for far more durable and long-lasting materials, exemplary craftsmanship through hand-carved, individual pieces, as well as appealing aesthetics and colours. House-proud homeowners who prioritise quality and individuality would do well to purchase designer furniture, as compared to mass-market retail furniture pieces.

2. You enjoy enhanced comfort

There’s nothing quite like the comfort of your sofa after a tiring day, and none of us want to slump into an uncomfortable sofa after a long day working at a computer, or ruining your movie night due to stiff seating. Designer furniture in Singapore is crafted with higher-grade fabrics and padding, as well as being designed with greater ergonomics, such as being sculpted to fit usual body contours. They also provide support to various muscles groups, aiding in stress relief and releasing tension while helping you to fully relax and unwind.

3. You save in the long run

Designer furniture in Singapore comes at a premium, but delivers a prolonged lifespan too, helping you save more. Cheap furniture often falls apart after a few years, or through prolonged material strain by children and pet’s rough and vigorous play. The lifespan of a sofa largely depends on the material and the maintenance rendered. Naturally, designer furniture is made with carefully sourced materials as compared to furniture that is manufactured in bulk. This can ensure that the furniture you buy is of the highest quality! Ultimately, it will still largely depend on how you maintain your sofa.

4. Your health is priceless

While quality furniture pieces may cost more, we all agree that you can’t put a price on health. Studies have shown that quality furniture improves health in numerous ways. Some benefits are more tangible, such as improved back posture and leg support from well-crafted living room furniture, promoting healthier living while still enjoying comfort. Other health benefits are less direct but equally valuable, such as enhanced psychological health through expressing one’s personality and creativity, as well as improved self-esteem, especially when guests compliment on the tasteful aesthetics of one’s home.

5. You can potentially make a profit

Well-crafted furniture can be a potential source of financial investment too. Furniture that stays durable for ages, such as hardwood living room furniture, can sell for a similar if not slightly lesser than its retail price, particularly for vintage pieces that appear almost brand new. Taking time to maintain a routine of cleaning and polishing, as well as proper removal of dirt and stains, will go a long way to impeccable maintaining of your furniture - which will pay handsomely if you plan to sell them upon renovation or moving to another home.

Interested in choosing the finest furniture for your home? Visit Star Living to see our full range of online designer furniture in Singapore.

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Upkeeping Your Sofa: 5 Tips On Prolonging Your Sofa’s Life

We take care of our prized possessions, and our sofas should be no different. As the single most expensive piece of furniture in your living room, our sofas experience constant wear and tear, and deserve proper care to prolong their lifespan. Be it leather sofas or fabric ones, here are 5 tips to make the most out of your sofa purchase, helping you and your family enjoy it for the years to come.

1. Learn some handy cleaning tricks

There are many cleaning tips to help your sofa stay in tip-top condition. They range from applying both leather cleaner and leather protector to maintain a firm and shiny exterior for your leather sofa, utilizing absorbent cloths to soak up spills, and tackling stains with a variety of different chemicals, from lukewarm water to alcohol and glycerin. Equally importantly, you should also strive to maintain a regular cleaning routine for your sofa, keeping it tidy with a weekly wipe down and doing a more thorough cleaning after heavier use, such as after having guests over.

2. Vacuum your sofa frequently

Just because we can’t see dust and dirt, doesn’t mean it’s not there. Many Singaporeans will regularly vacuum carpets and floors, but forget to vacuum their fabric and leather sofas. This allows dust, dirt, and germs to accumulate not just within sofa gaps, but also on the fabric itself. For homeowners who use a sofa bed to sleep, or have young children with allergies, this can lead to a poorer quality of life. You should aim to vacuum your sofa every few weeks, or whenever you are also vacuuming the rest of your home as well.

3. Reduce your sofa’s exposure to sunlight

Singapore is a hot and humid country, and many of us leave the windows and blinds open to allow for better airflow. However, UV rays from sunlight are incredibly damaging to fabric and leather sofas, breaking down the chemical bonds and causing them to fade in color and appear bleached. Try to use blinds and curtains when you’re not using your sofa, or consider tinting your windows to reduce the amount of UV light entering your home. Alternatively, arrange your sofa so that it stays out of range of direct sunlight from the windows.

4. Avoid eating messy food and drinks

It can be tempting to lounge and watch shows from your sofa bed or leather sofa, but for sugary drinks and crumbly snacks, try to leave them at the dining table, or eat them at your coffee table. A careless spill or unconsciously wiping your hands on the sofa fabric can lead to unsightly stains and smells, making it both a hassle to clean and remove, as well as breeding bacterial growth and potentially causing unpleasant odors.

5. Schedule a professional deep cleaning

General sofa maintenance only goes so far. Calling in trained professionals with proper equipment ensures that your sofa gets a proper deep cleaning with powerful chemicals. Ideally, you should aim to arrange for a cleaning once or twice every few years, however this may be increased to two or three times yearly if you have pets or young children in your home.

Visit Star Living today and see our comprehensive online sofa collection in Singapore.

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The Most Common Mistakes When Shopping for Sofa Furniture

Shopping and planning for your new home is undoubtedly an exciting affair. Beyond showcasing your creativity and style, it’s fun to host your friends in the comfort of your own living room. That said, many Singapore homeowners often get carried away as they shop online for sofas, leading to many common mistakes.

With sofas being the priciest furniture in your living room, we’re here to share some common mistakes to help you make the right choice while minimizing your likelihood of a regret purchase.

1. Not checking for a proper fit

One of the most common things that homeowners overlook, your dream sofa set has to first fit in your living room! Modern sofas come in various shapes and sizes, and with Singapore apartments growing more compact, it is critical to ensure your sofa can fit into your living room by considering the floor plan and layout, along with its placement against your other furniture.

But that’s not all! There are numerous things to consider when measuring the dimensions of a sofa, such as whether the sofa can be dismantled and reassembled in your flat, whether it can fit in the elevator, and then through your front door. A good way to avoid this is to visit a showroom in Singapore, or enquiring for more details as you shop online for your sofa.

2. Not testing before buying

Style and aesthetics are lovely, but a comfortable sofa is essential. After all, no one wants to crash onto a hard sofa after a tiring day’s work, especially when a good sofa lasts you for years. Many Singapore homeowners view their sofas online and commit to purchasing simply because they find the visuals attractive or at their friends’ recommendations, only to find that it is not as firm or cushy as they like.

This is especially important, for long-duration use of sofas, such as binge-watching your favorite television show. To avoid this, we highly encourage visiting a showroom and testing it out for yourself.

3. Not considering individual needs

Too often, new homeowners purchase sofa furniture simply because it is aesthetically pleasing, or based on their friends’ recommendations. The truth is that each Singapore home has its own unique concerns - from a family member being sensitive to allergens, to have young kids and pets in the house. The type of sofa choice matters greatly in having a pleasant sofa experience across the years.

A common contrast is between fabric and leather sofas, each with their pros and cons. Fabric sofas offer a greater variety of colors, but maybe less resistant to scratches and spills by young kids and pets. A leather sofa withstands more punishment, but is often considered less soft and cushy and requires more upkeep.

4. Not considering multi-purpose sofas

While sofas are chiefly for comfy seating, that doesn’t have to be their only purpose. For example, sofa beds are growing in popularity for Singapore homes, due to their multi-purpose nature of doubling up as a bed. They offer space savings, provide a spare place for guests to rest, or even replace beds for the budget-conscious - perfect for young couples who prefer a modern living room.

Looking for the ideal sofa for your living room? Visit Star Living today and see our online collection of sofas in Singapore.

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5 Tips on How to Ensure Your Wooden Furniture Lasts

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A wooden furniture’s eternal beauty and robust quality are what make them so appealing to homeowners. Whether it is carved in the form of chair or bed frames, in Singapore, it is widely adored because it gives an unmatched richness that makes it worthy despite its high value. By following the right level of maintenance for your wooden furniture, you would be able to make them last for your family’s next generations to use and enjoy.

In this article, you will learn effective tips on how to ensure the longevity of your wooden furniture and be able to pass it down as a treasured heirloom! 

1. Place it away from sunlight

When timber is exposed to heat, it will expand. This occurrence is called thermal expansion which will cause the warping, swelling, and possible shrinkage of your wooden furniture. You can help prevent this process by placing it away from direct sunlight as the light and heat can also cause fading of wood.

2. Dust and clean it regularly

If you have bought a chest of drawers, then you should include its interior when you are dusting it because it is not protected from airborne particles. Over time the particles can build a layer on the wood that can scratch its exteriors. Weekly dusting and necessary cleaning will keep this buildup of dust at bay. Just remember to dust using a soft, lint-free cloth and never use spirit-based cleaners.

3. Avoid using soaps or chemical cleaning agent

Today’s commercial polishers and sprays for wooden furniture include damaging ingredients like petroleum distillates or silicone oil. This is not suited for wooden furniture like your bed frame from Singapore because inhaling them can cause harmful health conditions. It is recommended to clean with a cloth slightly damped in natural water. Avoid the use of soap or any chemical cleaning agent. Do not forget the legs too!

4. Add another surface protection

For better maintenance, you should consider adding another layer of protection for the surface of your wooden dinner and study table. You can cover it with a tablecloth to protect it from absorbing watermarks from cold and hot drinks. Alternatively, you can also incorporate placemats/coasters to prevent rings marks from developing on the surface of its natural wood grain!

5. Know first-aid repairs

Although prevention is key in giving your beloved wooden dinner table a long life, accidents can still occur. Thus, it would be handy to know some first-aid repair response in cases like:

  • Nail polish - blot the spill, then rub it with fine steel wool you can find in hardware stores. Wipe it with a cloth that has a small amount of the wax you regularly use.
  • Gum - the bottom of your chest of drawers could fall victim to these incidents so hold an ice cube against it to harden the gum, then peel it with a fingernail.
  • Water ring marks - cover the stain with a clean blotter, then press it down with warm iron until it is gone. Other options include rubbing it with salad oil or white toothpaste.
  • Cigarette burns - immediately rubbing it with scratch-concealing polish or with a salad oil is an effective way to make the burn mark disappear from any surface of the wood like your bed frames.

Of course, all of these would be achievable if you follow the steps above.

So, are you ready to commit to a vigorous task of preserving a possible treasured heirloom? Explore the varieties of wooden dinner tables we have on our website to get you started today!

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Debunking 5 Myths About Sofas and Couches

White couch sofa

Mythologies about furniture have always been part of your literature textbooks and animated films. In them, you have probably gathered some stories about leathered sofas and couches that might have even intimidated you in buying one for yourself. Well, this article will provide you with some relief by debunking the existing myths about living room furniture, especially the sofas you see in online Singapore stores!

1. Sofas and couches get thirsty

When you were a child you probably thought that the professional cleaners are giving your couch some soap and water so they can be hydrated. It must be embarrassing to know that it was not what they were doing after all because they were actually cleaning it. While “quenching their thirst” has good intentions, you should not let water or colored drinks spill on your couch or your sofa bed because it could damage it. Also, allow it to be professionally cleaned once or twice a year only.

2. You should get an “anti-claw” type if you have pets

As good as it sounds to have an “anti-claw” sofa so you could cuddle with your cat whenever you want, it just isn’t true. These types of sofas only have a smooth fabric that is less attractive for your pets. For pet-friendly sofas, leather has always been a good choice since it would be hard for the claws to penetrate its surface. Consider getting one that has legs made of aluminum to avoid it being a scratching post.

3. Leather sofas are too high maintenance

This is a false statement as you would not have to worry about buying special solutions to clean a genuine leather sofa. It does not mean that they are low-maintenance either because you have to make an effort to clean them regularly. Daily dusting could be helpful too if you have pets living with you. Other than that, you can rely on its long lifespan and enjoy its leather appeal that adds aesthetic to your space.

 4. Getting a corner sofa takes up more space

You must have seen this in televisions when they show bachelor pads because they look big when it is the opposite. In a dense country like Singapore, corner sofa beds are homeowners’ treasure because it allows them to have more space to sit on (or sleep on).

 5. A new, quality sofa does not smell

Last but not least, it is a common misconception that new upholstered furniture like leather sofas should not have odors. Well, this is not always true especially if you have a leather sofa, the natural delightful robust smell of the leather is what you have paid for and if the legs of the sofa are made of natural timbre, then you could expect the smell of conifers. This is nothing to be worried about as the smell will disappear within five days and you can enjoy your new couch!

Where should you buy a new sofa?

Now that you possess more profound knowledge about sofas and couches, you have more confidence in knowing which online sofa stores in Singapore to trust. With STAR Living’s wide selection of leather sofas and sofa beds, you would be able to utilize what you have learned here.

Take your time to explore and examine the wide selection of sofas and couches that we have available on our website today!

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How to Choose the Right Dining Table for Your Home?

Elegant wooden dining table

Dining tables are one piece of furniture that is guaranteed to be a workhorse in our homes. Rarely used as just a surface to eat from, they’ve become a place to work, a place to gather and reconnect or to partake in family activities such as arts and crafts with your little ones. It goes without saying that it pays to choose the perfect dining table for your home as they are very much an investment.

If you are having quite a hard time choosing a dining table from your go-to online furniture shop in Singapore, read on to narrow the gap and arrive at a final decision. Here are our tips on how to choose the perfect dining table for your home.

1. Always go bigger than you think is necessary

The hardest thing is when you think “We don’t really sit at the dining table that much,” or “There are only three of us.” Well, there may be only three of you, but if you have a dining room that is suited for a table for six then you would be able to eat and move freely. The mistake is to opt for, say, a small wooden dining table and regret the decision due to restrictions on space from cramped movements.

2. Leave three feet of clearance space

If you go too far the other way, cramming in an extendable dining table that’s too big for space, it will look overwhelming and cluttered. The magic number here is three. You want to keep approximately three feet of space open behind your chairs in order to leave room for you and your guests to get up and down from the table.

3. Choose a round table if you’re short on space

Round tables are a great compact use of space. They tend to have smaller footprints than rectangular or square, so you can usually fit them into a space that isn’t ideal for a different type of table. They are also great for in-kitchen dining spaces, breakfast nooks, and open-concept living-eating areas.

4. Get a glass table if you have a dark apartment

If your mind says “I want the space to feel light and airy.” then know that it is a common request, but unfortunately not every home has an abundance of space or great natural light. The answer? A glass table. It will always open up and lighten any space. Since glass doesn’t absorb or allow liquids to pass through it, when spills occur, you only need to use a damp cloth or paper towel to wipe the mess, making cleaning ease.

5. Don’t be afraid of metallics

Yes, wooden dining tables are classic, however, gold, silver, brass, iron and all the metallics in between stand strong on their own. Also, they pair well with practically every colour or pattern under the sun. You basically never have to worry if your copper table legs will match the great new wallpaper you find because the answer will always be yes! Do not be afraid to mix metals, either. The thought of two shiny shades being side by side can frighten some folks, it is a safer bet to avoid being redundant and too matchy in your design.

Yes, the shapes of your dining table matter but it is all about technicalities too

When choosing your dining table and dining chairs, it is not all about the shape (though they play a huge part too), you also need to consider the technicalities of your dining room, the space, and the size of your family. This way, you are guaranteed to never go wrong.

Ready to pick your dining table now? Check out more on our website and get that perfect table for your home today.

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4 Reasons Why Wooden is better than Metal Bed Frame?

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When purchasing a bed, most people focus on purchasing a new mattress but after all, the mattress is what provides comfort, right? One of the pieces of furniture most often overlooked is the bed frame.

The foundation of a good night’s sleep is a good quality bed and that includes the frame. One that doesn’t squeak as soon as you sit down, gives you the support and comfort you need and combines practicality with stylish good looks. There are so many different types of bed frames in Singapore, it can be hard to decide which to go for, but the simplest choice comes down to this wood or metal? Which is better?

Here are the reasons why wooden bed frames are better than metal ones.

1. Wooden bed frames are more robust

Sturdiness is a concrete and observable measure for determining the quality of a bed. Solid wooden beds give you the power to make your long-term investment extra-long as they can last a lifetime and even for generations if properly cared for.

2. Wooden bed frames are less likely to keep you up at night

Compared to metal bed frames, quality wooden bed frames in Singapore are far less likely to creak. Consequently, the individual sleeping in a wooden bed is less vulnerable to the annoyances of a creaky, squeaky bed keeping him up at night. In this case, saving sleep takes precedence over saving money. You may come to regret saving a few dollars at the expense of your quality of sleep.

3. You can choose from an array of finishes

Wood is a popular material because it can be stained and re-stained to match a variety of shades. A wooden bed frame gives you the versatility to adjust your bed to match the rest of your bedroom as it evolves and changes. Staining wood also gives you the opportunity to truly make a piece your own. Similarly, each wooden bed frame offers a unique pattern of the wood grain to enhance that feeling of originality that homeowners so often desire.

4. Wooden bed frames provide a feeling of warmth

Wooden bed frames yield a warmth that metal beds are typically incapable of putting off. The bedroom is often made to be the coziest room of the house and wooden beds are well-suited to emphasize that sentiment. If you are after a rustic bedroom atmosphere, a wooden frame is a choice for you.

Consider your needs

You can check more about the different sizes of bed frames all day long, from singles to a king-sized bed frame; but the most important question to ask yourself when purchasing a new bed is if it is right for you. After all, you are the one making the investment and you are the one who will incorporate this piece into your daily life. Make sure that you are comfortable with your purchase and it fits your specific needs and style.

If you are having a sleeping problem or if you want to improve the experience, maybe it is time for you to change your bed frame to a wooden one now. Check out more on our website and let our experts help you with your needs today.

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5 Must Haves Inside Your Bedroom

Your bedroom should be a place where you can unwind and relax. A cozy sanctuary where you can escape from the rest of the world. Having the right furniture and items in your bedroom can make the difference between feeling rejuvenated after a long day of work or feeling drained.

For most of us, our bedroom is the heart of the home. We spend a lot of time in our bedrooms. Cozying up with a good book, a movie, a partner. An inviting bedroom should have a few necessary things. Following the latest trends or buying the entire set of matching furniture from online furniture shops in Singapore can be costly, but it doesn’t have to be if you set up your priorities. The number one rule is to follow your heart. The bedroom should relax you and provide you with much-needed rest. So, here are some must-haves for your needs.

1. A Mattress that suits you

Having a comfy bed to come home to at the end of the day is vital and getting a good night’s rest makes for a positive effect on your mood the next day. To make your bed the coziest place in your home, you will need to find a mattress that suits your physical and sleeping needs. Keep in mind that you should not be depending on the word of the mouth when it comes to mattress either. To some people, a spring-foam mattress works best and to some, a memory foam mattress is better. Also, you need to consider if you are sleeping alone in a bed or not because that determines the size of the mattress that you should buy.

2. A bed frame that would support you

Probably one of the first things you should get after your mattress, of course, is a bed frame. While having your bed lay on the floor is not necessarily a bad thing (depending on what type of mattress you have), mattresses (especially spring ones) are meant to breathe through a spring box above the ground to prevent any moldy situations. Buying a bed frame can help with this issue. If you don't want to buy a single bed frame, why not try to get a queen-sized bed frame that can match your grand mattress or one that has extra storage. You know, extra storage is always a win.

3. Bedside table(s)

Every bed needs a bedside table, or even better, if you have space, you should get two. They don’t have to match, or even technically, they don’t need to be the tables. Many items can have the same purpose. But, grown-up bedrooms usually have some type of furniture piece next to beds, and they aren’t only there to provide a visual anchor. A bedside table is a very useful piece where you can deposit all the things you use just before sleeping. It offers a surface to hold lamps, reading materials, smartphones, and many other things.

4. Chest of Drawers

If there ever was a multi-purpose piece of furniture for your bedroom, a chest of drawers it is. It can be tall and narrow with lots of drawers on top of each other or short and wide with drawers side-by-side. It can be small enough to serve as a nightstand or large enough to hold a whole season of clothes.  Yes, there are other storage furniture pieces for your bedroom but nothing is as versatile as a chest of drawers. Buying a chest of drawers in Singapore can either serve as a decorative piece or provide lots of extra storage space wherever you need it. On the outside, it's an interesting aesthetic piece that occupies a large wall and adds volume to your space. On the inside, it's a great storage space for you.

5. Sofa beds

Sofa beds are practical mostly because you never know when an extra guest or two might sleepover and it’s always great to be prepared, just in case. However, the reason why sofa beds in Singapore are recommended by most interior designers is its functionality. If you always find yourself working in your bed, having a sofa bed allows you to compartmentalize things and separate work from sleep. Leaving more opportunities to be more productive.

Investing in your bedroom furniture is something you should consider

The environment of your bedroom can help you relax and make you happy. Whether you are renovating your bedroom furniture or moving to a new apartment, buying these pieces will help transform your bedroom to be the cozy room it should be.

For more bedroom pieces must-haves like a good bed frame in Singapore for you, check out more on our website and let our experts help you with your needs.

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6 Things To Keep in Mind Before You Order New Furniture Online

These days, most people will do anything to avoid crowded shopping areas due to the current COVID-19 safe distancing measures.

Ordering many big-ticket items online like king-size bed frames and wooden dining tables are becoming the new normal for online shopping behavior. Without the added cost of physical storefronts and salespeople, pure online furniture shops are able to keep prices low and offer flexible return policies & deals to put customers at ease.

If you’re wary of splurging on an area rug you have never dug your toes into or have made regrettable online purchases in the past, follow these best practices before you order a whole new batch of furniture.

1. Consider your lifestyle when choosing fabric

Generally, we recommend a leather sofa in Singapore for dogs and kids because leather is tough, easy to clean, and puncture-resistant, but leather isn’t indestructible. The good news for your sofa and dog dilemma is that leather wears in, whereas fabrics wear out. If you can’t imagine taking an afternoon nap on a leather sofa, but your three-year-old is prone to spilling apple juice, opt for a synthetic or poly blend. These fabrics tend to be more forgiving when it comes to stains and wrinkles.

If you are set on a fabric sofa, look for something with a high rating. This means it will stand up to wear and tear and look pristine for many playdates to come. High-quality fabric sofas won’t pill and wear thin as quickly as lower quality sofas.

2. Don’t be swayed by trends when it comes to investment pieces

If you’re looking for investment pieces like a dining table or sofa, choose a neutral palette. It will allow you the freedom to change styles without having to swap out all of your furniture to match. If you can’t possibly live without green velvet or leopard print in your life, incorporate the trend of the moment into your design with accent pieces like a lounge chair, a coffee table, or sofa pillows that are less of an investment.

 3. Measure twice, order once

Make use of the open floor plan, or make friends with your measuring tape because you’re going to need it. You should always measure your door frame, hallways, and elevator, anywhere the piece has to travel to ensure it will fit. The last thing you want is to have your new furniture piece arrive and not be able to fit through the front door.

While your dream sofa might look picture-perfect on Instagram, it can be difficult to determine whether or not it will work in your oddly-shaped living room. Green painter’s tape can be really helpful for visualizing how furniture will fit into a space. You can also cut butcher paper to size and move it around the room to figure out your layout.

4. Get smart about space planning

When it comes to spacing, you want to make sure that you measure to allow for at least 18 inches from the edge of your sofa to the edge of your coffee table, and also that you leave at least three feet for entryways into the space.

If you’re shopping online for an area rug, try to leave at least 12 inches from the wall to the edge of your rug on all sides. Another design mistake you’ll want to avoid is the floating, too-small-for-the-space area rug. Either the front legs of your furniture should sit on the rug, or all of the legs should sit on the rug.

5. Scour reviews on multiple platforms

While product reviews on an online furniture shop may be helpful, you should take them with a grain of salt. You should always do your own research before buying. For a well-rounded perspective, search brand hashtags on Instagram, watch unsponsored product reviews on YouTube or read press articles comparing brands and styles.

6. Budget for shipping and potential returns

Furniture can be a big investment, so you need to factor in the shipping costs and return policy into your decision. Ask yourself, ‘Is the size right for the space? Do I find it comfortable?’ but most importantly, make sure you keep the return time period at the top of mind.

This applies to online as well as in-person purchases. Quite often you’ll either have to pay a large restocking fee, which can be 20 to even 40 percent of the original price, or you’ll be unable to return it and have to sell or donate the item.

When in doubt, contact the marketing team

Don’t be shy about getting in touch with the retailer’s marketing team! Ask for their opinion about the sofas. A good marketing team should be able to share thoughts and detailed feedback on the sofa you have in mind. If you develop a relationship with the supplier over time, and then you feel more comfortable buying online.

If you are looking for an online furniture shop in Singapore that you can rely on, check out more on our website, talk to us, and let our experts help you with your needs today!

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5 Things That Complete a Good Living Room

The living room is where you entertain, relax, read, maybe watch TV but it is the most public space in your home. Sure, aside from the facade and the door, the living area sets the standard for whatever impression your guests might have of your home. It is also where everybody spends most of the time with their family. That is why finding and refining the decor in this room can be daunting.

To help you out, here are the five must-haves pieces of living room furniture you would need in Singapore to furnish your space and make it cozy. If you think you don’t need all of these pieces, keep in mind that all of these have and serve a specific purpose that completes your living room.

1. Sofa

The first living room essential you should nail down first is the sofa. As the largest piece of furniture in the room, the couch is paramount to setting the right tone of your space. Your couch is often the largest piece of furniture in the living room, so having it in the right spot can make all the difference.

2. Coffee Table

There are many coffee tables for sale out there but it is a standard household item that is constantly overlooked. We don’t quite realize how important of an object it is and how versatile it can be. It is not only used for beverages as the name entails, but it can also add aesthetic value to your living room with flower vases. A coffee table is an object to gather around for conversation or even a meal, it is an important and necessary item to have in every living room. It helps to create a flow of traffic through the furniture.

3. TV Sideboard

If you love to watch TV or Netflix, then you’ll need a TV sideboard or TV console to hold your television. In Singapore, a TV console is an important area of the living room to invest in as it is considered one of the best places to spend your leisure time when at home. Make sure the style you choose fits in with the rest of the room.

4. End Tables

It would be rather awkward, uncomfortable, and irritating if everything in the living room is just scattered all over, right? With an end or side table having multiple shelves and storage, you can keep your things organised. It is like a silent support system, both for the living room and the people staying in that room. These can be further stylised and customised, depending on the theme of the living space and an individual’s essentials.

5. Occasional Chairs

Last but not the least, you should have at least one or two occasional chairs in your living room to balance out the space and provide extra seating. When you find the best occasional armchair for your home in Singapore, you can place it next to the sofa to help create a cozy corner for chatting with guests. It creates an open-space that promotes conversations and long-lasting family bonds made in the living room.

To have a good and complete living room, focus on furniture pieces that serve a purpose

There are people who tend to focus on secondary living room furniture such as bookshelves, footstools, and even a shoe cabinet, while these are also essentials, the following may create disarray to your traffic zones. Especially when you miss even one important thing from what we have listed above. So, just remember, the secret is to create a focal point, have an open space, and make your five main living room furniture work with each other.

If you are looking or shopping online for a sofa in Singapore during this lockdown period, you can check out more on our website and let us find the furniture you need today!

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