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How to choose a rocking chair


For many of us, the rocking chair is associated with a cozy atmosphere in the house. Outside the window there is rain, and in the house there is a crackling fire in the fireplace, and you are sitting in a comfortable rocking chair with Bunin's favorite volume.

If you decide to purchase this piece of furniture, then a number of recommendations should be followed.

You will need

  • Furniture stores



The material of the rocking chair should be selected forThe style of the room in which it will stand. For a villa balcony is perfect wicker rocking chair. For a living room with a fireplace, an excellent option will be a classic oak or maple chair with a pillow. Currently, rocking chairs are made of willow, reed, bamboo and various types of wood. You can choose the material based on your preferences, interior space and financial means.


It is advisable to rock in the chair still in the store,To check the comfort of sitting in it. The structure of the chair should be elastic, with a properly chosen rigidity, otherwise it will not freely swing. If you can relax in the armchair, it easily rocks and successfully maintains balance, when it does not swing, then this is a good choice. Remember, you should be sure of your choice, because the rocking chair is a special thing in the house. In it you will conduct rainy fans, read a book, relax, and therefore there should not be the slightest hint of discomfort.


Dimensions of armrests should be comfortable for your hands.


The stiffness of the seat is chosen according to the preferences - soft, elastic or hard seats you like.


Carefully inspect the chair to make sureIntegrity of all parts of the chair, especially in the absence of rupture weaving. Also check the number of joints, at best the chair should have one joint.


A new chair can squeak while rocking, it emits a lacquer coating, which is erased quickly enough. If the creaking issue parts of the chair, then this may be a sign of its defect.

How to choose a rocking chair Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Zyzgyocs
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