Measuring Now to Avoid Headaches Later
Before buying that amazing furniture find, did you measure? If you’re asking measure what, read on…
Measure the new object of your affection
Size does indeed matter!
Whether it’s a sofa, dining table or bed, knowing the furniture’s dimensions is super helpful. Style is important but the length, width and height will help decide if it’s a good fit…literally.
Entryway + Stairwells + Elevators
Getting that beauty home only to realize it can’t fit through your door is a feeling I wish on no one. The agony!
Measure your entryway and stairwells. If you’re in a building, don’t forget about the elevator. You’ll thank me later.
Where is this beauty going to live and how will a piece of that size look there? Will it ft in the nook you had in mind?
Using the items dimensions, outline the area where your new sofa will call home with making tape.
Step back and look at it. Does it work? Should it be moved 7 inches to the left?
(You can do this with wall art too!)
Measuring the entire room will help with the challenge most folks get wrong: Scale.
Having the dimensions of your room will prevent you from buying a king size headboard when a full would be more appropriate.