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6 Benefits of Buying an Armchair

6 Benefits of Buying an Armchair

When it comes to furniture, armchairs are definitely one of the best options out there. Not only do they offer great comfort and support, but they also come in a variety of different styles that can match any type of décor. If you're on the hunt for a new piece of furniture for your home, armchairs should definitely be at the top of your list! In this blog post, we'll take a look at 6 benefits of buying an armchair.

1.) Tons of Support

One of the best things about armchairs is that they offer a ton of support. If you're someone who suffers from back pain, armchairs can be a great option since they provide extra lumbar support. This type of support is especially important if you spend a lot of time sitting in your chair.

midcentury modern chairs

The Wallace chair has high armrests so you don't have to hunch over, and a standard seat depth. The tufted back cushions maintain a feeling of elegance if you need a more professional office chair to do work.

Harold Accent Chair

The Harold accent chair is utterly on-trend from its rust-orange upholstery to its midcentury style. The barrel back creates a cocooning effect, while the low armrests let you lounge in style. This chair is perfect for anyone who loves to make a statement in their home décor and looks to offer some solid support while doing so.

2.) Comfy and Cozy

Another great benefit of armchairs is that they're extremely comfortable. After a long day at work, there's nothing better than being able to sink into a cozy armchair and relax. Armchairs are also great for snuggling up with a good book or taking a nap. If you're looking for furniture that will help you relax, armchairs are definitely the way to go!

Comfy armchairs

The Track armchair has wide cushioned seats and double-chambered pillows. Essentially, this means the design of the track armchair is great support, with all the comfort you could desire.

big light brown armchairs

The Austonian has one of our deepest seats, which means plenty of room to curl up and get comfortable. The pillows are hand-stuffed and enormous (if you couldn't tell from the image) making the Austonian an armchair built for rest and relaxation.

3.) Smaller Than Sofas

If you're worried about armchairs taking up too much space in your home, don't be! Armchairs are actually quite compact, which makes them perfect for small apartments or homes. They also come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, so you can find an armchair that fits perfectly in your space.

swivel accent chair with curved back

The Penelope accent chair is small but has a powerful presence. This chair not only swivels, but it also has a barrel-shaped seat that will make you feel safe and compact while you spin around your room. If you have a modern aesthetic in your home, this accent chair's neutral tone and modern style will fit into any space.

4.) Add a Little Accent Piece

Don't underestimate the power of an armchair. They can make a corner of your living room pop with personality, or complement your existing sofa and décor for a more cohesive look.

Koenig Orange Accent Chair

The Koenig Orange accent chair has a metal base, and its armrests are leather straps. It's unique and adds a little "Western" flair to the room.

Abelia Accent Chair

Check out this funky armchair. The Abelia Accent chair also swivels, and its barrel shape ensures you'll fit snugly into its curves. If you want a chair that people will immediately compliment, then go for an armchair with an eye-catching shape like the Abelia.

5.) Great For Kids and Pets

Armchairs are also a great option if you have kids or pets. Unlike sofas, armchairs don't show wear and tear as easily, which means they'll last longer in your home. If you're looking for furniture that's built to last, armchairs are definitely the way to go.

 

midcentury modern armchair

This is the Lamar chair in one of our Performance fabrics, Sugarshack Onyx. This specific fabric is tear-resistant for when your pet (or child) extends those nails for prime scratching. The Lamar chair is also a beautiful mid-century modern armchair for your home. Its angled tapered legs and low profile make it a sophisticated addition to any home.

6.) Armchairs Are Affordable

Then, of course, one of the most important benefits of armchairs is the price tag. Armchairs are often much more affordable compared to the average loveseat or sofa. If you're desperate for seating in your home, but can't quite find the right sofa at a price that works for you, then consider grabbing two comfy armchairs for the time being.

 

As you can see, armchairs offer a ton of different benefits. If you're on the hunt for new furniture, armchairs should definitely be at the top of your list! Not only are they stylish and comfortable, but they're also built to last. So what are you waiting for? Go out and find the perfect armchair for your home today.

Couch Potatoes has locations in Central and South Austin. Some of our armchairs featured in our stores and on our website are handmade in our own factory in Austin, TX. Some examples include the Mesa leather chair, Ladybird armchair, and the Lamar armchair, among several more. If you'd like a sofa that matches your armchairs, we have collections to look through, so come in and take a look.

Written by Emily Holleran

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