Wicker sectional sofas are a less traditional route to go, but can be fun, playful and modern. Most commonly seen on outdoor patios, they are increasingly becoming more popular in dens and family rooms. The great thing about wicker that other couch materials don't offer is it doesn't absorb moisture. Therefore, it won't expand or become weak because of rotting. If leather gets wet it's ruined and fabric couches get mold and start to smell. Another great benefit to buying a wicker sectional sofa is that the base will stay the same but you have the option of using different pillows to make it look different.
Because a wicker sectional sofa offers all these great benefits, they normally don't come at a cheap price. A wicker sectional sofa can run you upwards of a thousand dollars, but keep in mind they are built to last and a good investment. Wicker sectional sofas tend to come in more contemporary styles than traditional styles, and offer a more free spirit feel. However there are still a lot of decisions to make.
After you've decided that you want a wicker sectional sofa you need to choose a color. Wicker sectional sofas base colors normally come in something neutral like black, white or brown. However, as mentioned before there a million different colors and patterns you can choose for the actual cushions. The cushions in many wicker sectionals can be removed and replaced whenever you get bored and want to change the look and dÃ©cor of the room.
Sectionals can be classified by two pieces of matching sofas, a full size sofa and a loveseat, or just one piece. There are also the options of having a reclining sectional or a stationary sofa; with the reclining sectional, you will have to decide if you want the whole couch to have the ability to recline or just one section.
Now that you've made all these decisions, it's finally time to look for the couch. Most people think that buying a couch from an expensive department store is their only option; this however, is not that case. Wicker sectional sofas are going to be on the high end no matter where you buy it from, so a department store with extremely high prices as is, should be your last stop. There are several other options such as antique stores, thrift stores, garage sales, and even online shopping. These are all cheaper options to going directly to a department store. However, if do want to buy your wicker sectional sofa from a department store, waiting until a holiday such as Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, etc. will help you save a lot money being that most department stores have sales.
In addition, make sure you take your time to look. If you don't have the money to spend, don't just buy the first thing you fall in love with, because if you do it's almost guaranteed that once you sit it in one good time you'll see a sofa that looks better for cheaper. There's no rush to get a sectional, it may not be comfortable sitting on the floor and you may not able to have guest over as you would like, but you want to get the best deal possible. So search the web, ask friends, and keep your eyes peeled for a good deal. Also, keep in mind sectional sofas are big, so make sure you have ample space for one. The last thing you want is for your living room or den to look especially small because you have a couch that's too big for the room.