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Reasons To Buy a Sectional Sofa for Your Home

by Paige Pesko

White sectional in a home living room

Deciding between a sectional and a three-seat sofa or love seat can be challenging—especially if money or space is an issue. You need a durable sofa to accommodate your whole family as well as any guests they might bring over. Even if you don’t entertain often, it helps to be ready with seating for those times when you do. Keep reading for more reasons to buy a sectional sofa for your home that will last you a lifetime.

Get More Seating

One of the best things about a sectional sofa is that it has more space for seating than an average sofa. Most standard sofas have two or three seats, while sectionals often have five to seven seats, depending on how you arrange it. If you choose a chaise lounge, you may have fewer actual seats, but your sectional will include additional space to sleep.

Find Versatility

A main selling point for sectionals is that you can reconfigure them into separate pieces if you get tired of the design of the whole sectional. If you move or simply want to change the aesthetic of your space, you can separate your sectional and find different ways to use the different pieces.

Design Your Space

A sectional brings an eye-catching aesthetic to any room. You can use one to separate an open floor plan, such as setting off the living room from the dining room. Further, you can use your sectional to define a space. Sectional sofas typically have either a love seat or chaise lounge for one section. Your lifestyle may determine which is best for you.

Save Money

It may not seem like it at first—especially if you are simply looking for a sofa—but investing in a sectional takes care of any seating you may need for future guests. Typically, it is cheaper to buy a sectional than to purchase an entire furniture set, which can include the couch, love seat, and chairs. Further, if guests can sleep on your sectional, you won’t need to buy an additional guest bed.

With so many reasons to buy a sectional sofa for your home, you might be more ready to throw out your old sofa than you thought. Shop at the Great American Home Store next time you are looking for sectionals in Memphis, TN. Our sectionals come in two, three, and four pieces to help you accommodate any design you want. Look at our online collection of sectional sofas today.