London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) July 29, 2009 -- Buying a new Italian leather sofa should be an exciting time however all too often it can turn from being an pleasant experience to a time for family arguments and it starts to feel like a bore. The problem is that there are so many different types of Italian leather sofas to select from. It is very easy to get lost in the choice of styles, shapes and leather types. If you are well prepared there is no reason why buying a Italian leather sofa should not be a satisfying experience. The difficulty comes when you have not prepared yourself.
Before you even leave the house you have got some assessment to do. Consider the room where the Italian leather sofa is going to go and think about how much space you have available. If you have a small two-bed room terrace then you probably should not be considering large corner sofas. Get the tape measure out take some measurements. You should also measure the doorways as not only does the sofa need to fit in the room but you also need to be able to get it in the house. If you reside in a big house but have small doorframes it does not necessarily mean you have to have a small sofa. You could have a large corner sofa, which comes in sections, that is then put together in your home.
You also need to consider the Italian leather grade, which the sofa is made from. Think about the decor and style of the room and what you feel would suit. If your taste is modern then a leather sofa is probably preferable over more traditional fabric sofas. Italian leather sofas are also helpful if you have children or pets, as they are harder wearing and easy to maintain.