$3500 for a Leather Sofa too much or too Little?
Question:I want to purchase a good leather sofa that could last me years, and I have no kids to get it marked up. It does have a lot of workmanship on it, and I want to ask you all is this too much or not worth it?
I don't want to go less as I have seen sofas cheaper get scratched up, or marks on it. Your thoughts.
well all leather sofas get scratched up, somehow... Darker colors will get light marks, because the stains, are just that, stains, topical coloring, there is no way real leather can be stained all the way through. lighter sofas, dont show scratches as easily. a leather that is colored with patchy colors, to have that modern look to it, conceal discolorations...
It's good to get a good leather protectant, but one that doesn't leave leather oily.
Leather can be as thick as cow hide, or thin as bob's furnature's, it will scratch, scuff, or be stained by fruit drinks, wines, and inks.
Although a thicker leather, will hold up to cuts, and deep abbrasions alot easier, and can be repaired alot easier, but at a costly expense. re tanning the hide, basically.
Leather sofas with more details, is asking for trouble, the higher the details, or workmanship to make it look fancier, the higher the chances, of problems arising,
Studs, aren't very deep, even for the most handy sofa maker,
they will come out, and you got yourself a hole, a whole that will eventually tear, or catch something, or the occasional friend that likes to pick at little things, they shouldn't.
The best way to go is simple craftmanship, thicker leather, and just spend the extra on accenting around the couches, to bring more ellagance to the room. which is more eye popping, becaus when someone sits down, they dont notice the couch anymore, it's the things around them.
I spent, 2,500 dollars on my couch and chair/ottoman., not even a scratch, and we have a dog, a cat, and a bullin the china shop husband.
only you can answer your question,if you can afford it and the workmanship is acceptable then yes buy it
Personally I would not pay that kind of money for any piece of furniture. If in the future you need cash you will be a loser on that one.
That seems like an awful lot of $$ for a sofa. Make sure you shop around / check Craigslist 1st
Sounds like a good price but it depends on your budget. It's better to buy the best you can afford, leather, springs, cushions, etc.
Too much, leather has become much cheaper than before. Now in these days people spend more on microfiber and other materials and leather is falling behind. Move and wait find another sofa.
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