If you need affordable furniture with extra storage space, consider picking up a couch or love seat from Home Reserve.
Home Reserve sells furniture that you “build” yourself. You choose from one of the various base styles, then select the fabric you’d like from the over 100 different choices they have available. There are designs to fit pretty much any decor style and most of the fabrics are pet friendly as well.
My husband and I had a Home Reserve sofa when my son was first born. Home Reserve products arrive in several large boxes. You have to assemble the wooden frame, then add the slipcovers over the cushions.
It’s a bit strange if you’re used to purchasing normal furniture, but the job isn’t too terribly difficult. My husband and I had it done in about an hour, although it look a bit longer for the cushions to fully “fluff” up after we removed the shrink wrap they were packed in.
Our Home Reserve couch was very comfy, but my favorite part of the product was the fact that there was hidden storage beneath the couch cushions. This is a wonderful place for storing board games, blankets, extra toys, and all of the other random items you accumulate when you have kids at home.
If you have college-aged children at home, I’d highly recommend looking into the Home Reserve furniture as an alternative to a futon. Our Home Reserve couch was much more durable than my futon from college and was a fraction of the price. It was also quite a bit nicer to sleep on.
Home Reserve furniture can be taken apart if you move, but I would highly recommend saving the directions if you think this is something you’re going to need to do. My husband and I thought taking our sofa apart was quite a bit trickier than initially assembling it.
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