Often times, when I’m personally off shopping, I see pretty great second hand office furniture or 2nd hand sofas for the living room which makes me wonder whether or not I should buy it. I mean, it’s often pretty cheap and I could go for another table, right?
Well it’s difficult to choose from second hand office furniture or 2nd hand sofas mainly because of the fact that when we see the relatively little cost of the furniture, we just go for it, without really thinking about the location where to put it or the actual functionality.
Here are a few things you want to consider when shopping for used furniture.
Remember, if you see a great deal on a bed with a mattress, consider that it isn’t in your best interest. Never go for used mattresses as it can be a host to germs and bugs from the previous owner or just by being in the storage for too long.
This is also quite true for non-leather sofas. I mean, you can wipe off leather or imitation leather sofas but cleaning the soaked up “fluids” from a cloth sofa can be difficult and quite frankly disgusting.
Consider your health, your functionality and your requirements when choosing 2nd hand furniture.