When is it time to buy new furniture? Take a look around your house and ask yourself these questions:
1.Are your sofa or chair cushions showing signs of wear? If it?s leather, maybe the seat cushions are discolored, lighter in the seat area than the rest of the sofa or chair. If it?s fabric, see if the upholstery threads are pulling apart or discolored. If your furniture is showing signs of wearing, it?s time to consider new furniture or at least slip covering options.
2.Are there holes in your furniture? You might be able to stitch or patch the holes if the rest of the piece is structurally sound. Otherwise, start thinking about new furniture.
3.When you rise from the seat, does the cushion remain sunken? Check the springs to see if that?s the problem. If a broken or stretched spring is the culprit, the problem can probably be repaired, maybe even by yourself if you happen to be handy in that way. If the springs look okay, maybe you just need a new cushion. Take a cushion with you to an upholstery shop or fabric store to show the sales person what kind of cushion you need to replace …