Furniture is the need of every home. After all, without those moveable pieces, life just wouldn’t be as comfortable. It’s important to understand, however, that not all furniture pieces are the same — which, of course, could lead to some unwanted dilemmas. The solution? Custom-made furniture.
The thought of having a custom piece of furniture made for your home might seem like a farfetched — and expensive — idea, but in reality, custom furniture is worth serious consideration. While the cost varies a bit from mass-produced pieces found at typical furniture stores, custom-made pieces are a wise investment, especially if you desire a piece that reflects your style and has longevity.
Here we'll take a look at three of the main benefits custom-made furniture can provide. Perhaps understanding the perks will cause you to give custom furniture a closer look.
Custom-made furniture is unique.
In other words, custom-made pieces are unlike any other. Not only do you get to select your preferred style or combination of styles, but you also get to pick the finishing touches like upholstery and detail. There’s no wondering or worrying if that particular color will mesh with the rest of your decor or if that pattern is too busy because you’ll have the chance to examine fabric swatches in real-time. If you think about it, a custom piece of furniture is like a work of art. From start to finish, you are in charge of making it a one-of-a-kind piece for your home. A handcrafted piece is the only way to truly have something unique.
Custom-made furniture will be tailored to fit your space.
Mass-produced pieces don't necessarily come in the right size or shape for your space. Having a piece of furniture that can expertly solve a decorating problem such as this is a huge benefit of having something custom made. Certain spots of a room, whether it is because of available space or architecture, require something tailor-made. In many cases, trying to find something from your traditional furniture or department store will be exhausting.
Custom-made furniture will stand the test of time.
If you want something that you can enjoy for several years to come, then it’s very important to invest in quality pieces. Custom-made pieces are much more durable due to their premium materials, offering the longevity no mass-produced piece really can. With quality such as that, you'll have peace of mind that it will be around for generations to come. Showroom furniture produced by the thousands just can't give you that same guarantee.
Yes, Custom-Made Furniture Is Worth It for Many Reasons
Of course, custom-made will cost more, but it is well worth the investment. Additionally, you can often find that there are pieces that won't bust your budget. And not everything has to be custom! If a sofa is too much to take on right now, it's not your only option. You can just as easily focus on something else such as accent or dining chairs, an ottoman, or even a headboard.
If sustainability is a concern of yours, that’s yet another reason to opt for a customized piece. Yes, more and more companies are producing more eco-friendly products, but having a piece custom-made gives you even greater control over the use of sustainable and eco-friendly materials for your furniture.
One major thing to keep in mind is that customized pieces will require longer lead times. This is because of all the steps needed to get from start to finish. Before a piece can be made, you’ll need to research your wanted materials, the colors, and patterns, and also the dimensions of both the room and the piece to ensure it will be suitable for your home. Even when purchasing ready-made furniture, there’s research that will take up your time, but it’s often limited to comparisons between price and design. Still, because of the levels of complexity involved in the entire process, a customized piece will take more time.
Cutting Corners Has Custom Pieces for Your Home
Remember, a customized piece of furniture is a direct representation of your style. If you are looking to have a chair, headboard, sofa, ottoman, or even pillows designed for your home, let us help. We have a lovely selection of frames for pieces such as the ones mentioned above, as well as a variety of discount designer fabrics and detailing that will make your piece extra special.
Not only do we pride ourselves on the quality of our pieces, but we are happy to say that they are also covered with excellent warranties. Stop into one of our showrooms to see what we have to offer!