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Recliners have been popular for many years and come in a wide variety of styles and looks. Have you ever wondered where they came from or why they are so popular? Looking back at the history of seating it becomes clear how come the recliner has had such a good history of satisfied sitters. Lounging and reclining chairs go as far back in recorder history as ancient Egypt and the Pharaohs personal seats.

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Durable Frame. You must focus on the quality of chair frame screw-bolt and levers of the recliner chair. If the chair is made of hardwood material then it has long durability. Whereas a plywood material made recliner looks cheaper but has a short lifespan than compared to the hardwood build recliner.

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Today´s recliner chairs have come a long way from the lavish seats fathers would set aside as their special chair. With a variety of different styles to choose from running the gamut from simple and clean to modern and minimalist homeowners don´t need to sacrifice looks to create a highly comfortable living space.

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A chaise lounge or to give it its proper French name "chaise longue" is the ideal piece of furniture for either your patio deck pool area or more likely an indoor setting like the bedroom or sitting room. A fully upholstered lounger is a very plush and comfortable item of furniture adding that touch of royalty to your bedroom. Outdoor loungers are usually not so heavily upholstered because of their setting but with some cushioning can be just as comfortable as their indoor counter-parts.

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While recliner chairs are best known as those plush seats only the head of the household could sit in modern day recliners come in sleek designs that blend in better with the rest of the living room furniture. This turns the recliner into a comfortable seat not just for the head of the household but for everyone to enjoy.

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Recliners Gains Wide Popularity. When the 1950´s rolled around most American homes had a recliner or two. There function and style had grown as well. Although during this time the recliner was viewed as a "Man´s" chair. Being able to put your feet up at the end of a long work day was sought after. Recliners became central to family rooms as TV´s grew in popularity.

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It was in the 1980s when Rachel Ashwell began the use of this term then an inexpensive line of furniture became popular for shabby chic decorating. The furniture associates with a number of historical designs from different periods the pieces are created to look as if they´re older worn and from an earlier period for instance the 18oo´s country French Shaker designs plus many others.

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Materials Used. During its early years of development the lounge was made from natural materials like wood and rattan which were often carved with stylized designs. With the modern times also came the modern materials like plastic and metal although wood is still the most popular material mainly because of its beauty durability and versatility. Nowadays the most popular wood materials for use in pieces of chaise lounger furniture are cedar and teak. These woods are known for their weatherproof properties as well as their excellent grain patterns.

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A living room with no chairs offers great flexibility for your home. You can entertain friends in any number of ways. You are not stuck in a rut with large overstuffed pieces that cannot go anywhere else in the room. Instead you can rearrange the furniture according to the needs of the evening.

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