Furnishing a home is one of the most exciting activities anyone can do. New furniture provides a fresh look and rejuvenates any space. That said, if you have children or pets, you understand that the type of furniture you buy is, in part, determined by said children or pets. If you have both children and pets, furnishing your home is often a carefully weighed process of achieving a pet-friendly and child-proof aesthetic with furniture that will prove functional and durable.
Such a middle ground might seem challenging to achieve. In fact, it is understandable if it sounds downright impossible.
Although it might sound odd to recommend purchasing high-quality furniture, well-made furniture is better equipped to handle daily wear and tear. For instance, well-constructed furniture will be able to withstand kids that mistake the couch for a trampoline and pets that assume they are people, too. (more…)