Home Items Worth the Splurge

  • March 04, 2016

Previously, we’ve discussed shopping for discount prices when it comes to home furnishings and even repurposing old furniture. But there are some pieces that are worth the splurge. Check it out:
 
Statement Pieces – Interior designers love to add that one “pop” to the room that brings everything together and draws the eye to a central piece. Splurging on a statement piece is usually recommended since it will be a focal point; it should be a nice looking one. Buying something cheap will either not serve the purpose you are intending it to, or will catch the eye for the wrong reasons.
 
Health-Related Items – If it’s a back, knee, or any type of health related or medical issue, it’s generally better to splurge to ensure you are taking proper care of the matter. Don’t skimp on a recliner when you can spend a little more on a piece that gives you the proper support you need when relaxing.
 
Couches – While buying used couches could save tons of money upfront, the chances of them lasting and being able to endure the wear and tear are slimmer. Spending more money on a couch to get higher-quality material and
 
Mattresses – Mattresses are a very important part of our lives. Buying a used mattress not only may be unhygienic but also bad for your health. Getting the proper support for a good night’s rest is key to living a healthy lifestyle so do some research, shop around, and splurge a little on a quality mattress.
 
Window Coverings – Cheap window coverings look just that – cheap. They may hold up for a while but they will not be able to withstand direct sunlight or even normal use for very long without showing signs. Splurging on window coverings will also help tie a room together when done properly.
 
Not all household items need to be name brand or cost a fortune. But knowing which pieces are actually worth the splurge could end up saving you money in the long run.

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