Your Guide To Finding The Best Recliner
Enjoy optimum comfort and excellent support with the look you want, whether that’s an ultra-modern recliner or something a little more traditional.
Recliner chairs come in a whole range of shapes, sizes and materials, designed to suit all kinds of needs. With so many different models to choose from it can be difficult to know where to start. Let’s take a closer look at the options available and see what recliner will work best for you.
What are the benefits of a recliner?
Increased mobility – Having limited mobility can be frustrating, but recliners are able to alleviate some of the discomfort while at home. Recliners can not only keep you comfortable while sat reading or watching TV, but riser recliners are able to help lift you out of the chair and into a standing position. This takes the stress off of your back and joints, providing a safer and more comfortable way to get up.
Lumbar support – Recliners with lumbar support can improve posture as it encourages people to sit in a position that stops them from hunching over. This additional lower back support relieves pressure on the spine to ease back pain and increase comfort.
Pain relief – Massage and heated recliner chairs help ease muslce tension by stimulating the blood flow.
Leg elevation – Taking the time to put your feet up isn’t just a good way to relax, but there is also health benefits to elevating your legs. Propping your feet up can reduce swelling and inflation and drain excess fluid. Elevating the legs also makes it easier to pump blood round the body, therefore reducing the stress placed on your heart.
What type of recliner should I go for?
With single motor recliners the backrest and footrest move at the same time, in a single motion. So, as you recline back, your feet will raise with you at the same time. If you prefer simplicity, then this recliner will work for you. With a much simpler remote control - just ‘rise’ and ‘recline’ buttons - there is hopefully little room for error.
Dual motor recliners have independent motors for the backrest and footrest, meaning they move separately. This recliner gives you more flexibility and allows you to find the position that’s right for you and your body.
There are also dual motor recliners with additional headrest and lumbar support where all four components can be adjusted independently to one another. If you find it hard to get comfortable or have specific needs, then this chair is perfect as these recliners are designed to suit an individual’s taste and needs.
Riser recliners not only recline to a comfortable position, but they also rise to offer safe support to help people stand up from a sitting position. These are great for those who find it challenging to get in and out of a regular chair.
What about materials?
When you’re picking the perfect recliner for your home, you’ll want to select materials and a style that sits in with your décor. Some people love the sophistication of leather recliners, while others love sinking into a soft, fabric recliner.
Leather recliners are arguably more durable recliners as they’re spill resistant and simpler to clean – you’re able to just wipe down any spillages with a wet cloth. Alternatively, some people prefer the warm and soft feel of fabric recliners.
So, when you buy a recliner, we have a range of colours and materials available to choose from so your recliner fits seamlessly into your home.