For most consumers, buying a sofa is as easy as finding a sofa shop and choosing the suit and style. After all, sofas are relatively calm compared to the frequent quality problems such as lamps, plates, and sanitary ware. However, this month's Beijing Bureau of Quality Supervision announced that the production of sofa products, sampling inspections but can not let the consumer squeeze his sweat. Municipal Quality Supervision Bureau in the city of 71 kinds of sofa spot checks, only 49 kinds of qualified. Not only will the sofa be broken due to quality problems, but unqualified fillers will even lead to room contamination. Breaking of the main body, failure of wood, and unqualified fillers are common “symptoms” of the sofa. What should consumers pay attention to when choosing a sofa? The following four steps will help you buy a satisfying sofa.
Whether the sofa looks satisfactory
At present, sofas are not only simple as furniture, but also a decoration in the living room. For this reason, choosing a sofa suitable for a living room style is particularly necessary. Zhu Changling, vice chairman of the Furniture Association, said that when choosing a sofa, you should pay attention to its appearance and fabrics. Zhu Changling told reporters that in terms of appearance, symmetry has a direct impact on the overall aesthetic of the sofa, and the corresponding symmetrical part must be symmetrical; for leather sofas, its color should be the same, otherwise it will affect its appearance; for cloth sofas, the pattern should also be symmetry. In addition, in the "look" section, consumers should also pay attention to whether the sofa line is tight; open the sofa zipper, carefully check the filler material. If possible, ask the merchant to issue a quality inspection report.
Smell material smell
In the Home Furnishings, Cheng Cheng Cheng, Mei Xinglong and many other sofa stores, the sales staff use the highest frequency of words is: "Rest assured, sure environmental protection!" It seems that concerns about environmental protection have been involved To the sofa area. According to the reporter, the possible source of pollution on sofas is wood, cotton, paint and adhesives, covering almost all aspects of sofa materials. Especially in sofas that are not easily seen by consumers, pollution problems often occur. Zhu Changling told reporters that when consumers buy a sofa, they can adopt the “nose smell” method: If you find that there are odors inside the cushions, wood, etc., then you should pay attention to pollution. In addition, Zhu Changling also stated that because the flavors produced by the new skin and new cloth can be evaporated, consumers need not worry about it.
Ask about the materials used
When buying a sofa, don't forget to ask "why." And when asked, there is the spirit of "breaking down the casserole in the end." If you only ask some questions "in a little water," then 80% of you will be cheated. For example, when the salesperson talks about sofa materials, you can ask if the wood is solid wood. If it is told that it is solid wood, it is best for consumers to ask what wood they are. Consumers may think that solid wood materials are very expensive, and in fact, the wood commonly used on sofas is nothing more than hardwood. When talking about the filling of sofas, it is also necessary to prevent shallow "questions". At present, the filling of sofa cushions is mainly fluffy cotton. In general, fluffy cotton has one hole cotton, five holes cotton, seven hole cotton, nine hole cotton and so on. The softer the more holes, the more expensive it is. The sofa is commonly used seven-hole cotton. At this time, if consumers only know that it is fluffy cotton, it may be filled by sellers.
If consumers do not feel at ease, they can also ask specifically whether the adhesive is an environmentally friendly plastic, where the wood is produced, etc. In short, ask more questions and rest assured.
Cut to experience the comfort of the sofa
After all, the sofa is still a seat. So, sitting up and being comfortable is the most important thing. When buying a sofa, be sure to sit and feel it. According to industry insiders, the sofa's comfort varies from person to person and varies with age. In general, young people prefer softer sofas, while older people prefer slightly stiffer sofas. In addition, some people like to lie on the sofa, so the height of the backrest of the sofa and the depth of the seat also have corresponding requirements. In addition, consumers can also shake the sofa slightly to see if the main structure is loose. If the sofa frame is loose, there will be a sound when it is shaken.