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FIVE TIPS FOR BUYING FURNITURE

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FIVE TIPS
FOR BUYING
FURNITURE

Furniture is an important investment, whatever your budget, so getting it right is key. Here are the five questions that will help you choose the perfect piece

 

From sofas to beds and storage, our furniture is made to treasure

Will it look great in my home?
Our in-house design team make sure we always have a wide range of furniture styles to choose from. So whether you love a laid-back look or a statement piece to transform your room, we’re confident you’ll find your perfect match. When it comes to colour, pattern and texture, most of our sofas and armchairs have more than 90 upholstery options, from timeless leather or fabric to the most on-trend prints and shades. Check out our fabric swatches in store – or we’ll send you a selection of free samples, fast. And if you want to stand out from the crowd, you’ve come to the right place. All our furniture is exclusive to M&S, and ranges like our Paxton dining furniture have design touches that give each piece a unique finish.

Is it well made?
We think every piece of furniture should be made to treasure. That’s why all our sofas and armchairs are carefully crafted by skilled furniture makers in Wales, so you can sink into beautifully made, high-quality seating that’s built to last. Furniture favourites like our Abbey sofa range come with a 10-year frame guarantee, and we’re committed to using sustainably sourced wood to help protect the future of our forests.

Will it stand the test of time?
Furniture that's built to last needs to keep looking good. That’s why most of our upholstery fabrics come with a stain-resistant finish at no extra cost.

We’ve even developed a special treatment for our sumptuous velvet sofas, so you can remove most stains easily with water. Ranges like our Arlo bedroom furniture are tested rigorously for resistance to fading, warping and cracking. All of which means your furniture can be part of the family for a long time to come.

Will it fit my space?
Whether you need room to spread out or furniture for a compact corner, we’ve got a solution for every space. Choose the size and level of flexibility you need, from small sofas and slim storage to extending dining tables and comfy sofa beds. Check our handy furniture measuring guide to make sure you’ve found the perfect fit.

What’s the deal with delivery? All our furniture comes with free UK delivery, and we pride ourselves on making it as easy and convenient for you as possible. If you need your new furniture fast, choose from our next-day delivery range. Otherwise, you’ll see the estimated delivery timeline before you buy. Once you’ve ordered, we’ll get in touch to arrange a date that works for you, then we’ll send you a two-hour time slot a few days before delivery so you know when to expect us. We’ll assemble and install most of our furniture for you, and we’ll take the packaging away. You can even arrange free collection for your old furniture so it can be donated to a good cause, thanks to our partnership with the British Heart Foundation.

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