Online furniture shopping makes things so much easier: no parking at the far end of the lot, no lines in the stores, and no eyeballing potential furniture inside a store and then guessing if it’s going to fit where you want it at home.
With online shopping, you’ll have all the dimensions you’ll need to know exactly if that gorgeous piece will fit where you want.
So to make this project easier for you, we put together a simple procedure that will unsure whatever piece of furniture you found on our site will directly fit where you want it.
Remember those fun projects in grade school? That’s all it takes for this procedure. And if you have children in grade school, let them give you a hand. They’ll enjoy!
First off, browse the selections until you’re satisfied. After you viewed the furniture, remember space and make sure the materials are compatible with your climate; we have many other articles that address this on our site.
After you’re satisfied with the looks of the product, take a look at the measurements. Then simply create shapes of these measurements in large pieces of paper or whatever else you have around, and simply cut out the shapes.
That’s it! Now take those dimensions and find the area you want to place the furniture. Arrange the shapes and you’ll know if the furniture will fit your space. Much different from eyeballing in a store, right?
And one more thing: if you are checking a table and chair set, make sure to leave three feet, or at least two feet from any obstruction. If the space is slightly tight, and you still want the table, consider swivel or armless chairs so you don’t have to pull the chair too far back to get out.