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Size-Friendly Furniture: Key Features to Shop For

The key to purchasing size-friendly furniture is knowing which features to look for and knowing where to shop. Yes, the color and style of the furniture is important; but, in the long run, you will find that the color and style will not be as important to you as how well the comfort and appearance hold up over the years. Read More

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Plus Size Patio Furniture: Where to Buy and What to Look For

Plus size patio furniture can make sports, camping, fishing, tailgating or sitting in your backyard much more comfortable. But, it is not easy to find sturdy plus size furniture that is comfortable, portable and well-built for big & tall bodies.

Where to Find Great Plus Size Patio Furniture

Most retailers will have a few chairs designed for bigger bodies. They will have sturdy arms and legs to make it easier to sit down and get up. Here are some of the online retailers with their most popular furniture styles: Read More

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Big and Tall Recliner: Shopping Tips

Shopping for a big and tall recliner with extra width, extra length and lots of stability can be difficult:

  • Weight Capacity – Some retailers only sell recliners designed to hold a person who weighs 250 pounds or less.
  • Description – Some recliners may be sold as “oversized;” but, this adjective only refers to the seat width, not the weight capacity or the fully-reclined length.
  • Length – Some recliners may hold more weight; but, a tall person will also need a recliner that has a taller back and a longer length when fully reclined.
  • Delivery Time – Some retailers can order a sturdy recliner designed to hold someone who weighs up to 500 pounds; however, they require a special order that may take months to deliver.

Several of the big name recliner companies are now making and stocking recliners which are perfect for the larger or taller person. Prices tend to be cheaper online; so, our editors recommend checking the recliners out in a retail store environment and then ordering your recliner online. Read More