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4 Tips for Finding the Best Big and Tall Recliner

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4 Tips for Finding the Best Big and Tall Recliner

We all come in different shapes and sizes. 
But it seems like a lot of furniture manufacturers don’t recognize this. Or, they simply forget about it when designing and fabricating their furniture. 
And unfortunately, it’s a problem. It seems like a lot of furniture is trying to fit a “one-size-fits-all” ideal, but this is impossible. Have you ever tried to sit in a recliner which was way too small? It’s really uncomfortable. 
Most of us show a measure of concern over whether our workspace and tools are ergonomically correct. Why shouldn’t our living space be just as functional and comfortable?
Thankfully, not everyone has forgotten there are big and tall people out there who want to be comfortable when they sit down and relax for a bit.
Here are some tips which will help you find the best recliner for your shape and size.

How to Find the Best Big and Tall Recliner – 5 Helpful Tips

Here are some things to consider before buying a recliner.

1. Check the Weight Restrictions

Did you know most chairs have weight limits? The average weight limit for a recliner ranges from 250 to 350 pounds. 
Recliners made specifically for those with big and tall needs have a higher weight limit. They also tend to be taller and wider, making them way more comfortable. 

2. Check the Dimensions 

Make sure to double check the dimensions. The seat height should be at least 18 inches. The height of the back should be 45 inches and higher. And the reclining length should be 75 inches at the very least. 

3. How Many Positions Does the Recliner Provide?

Try to find a chair which has as many positions as possible: Seated, partially reclined, and fully reclined is best. 

4. Research the Brand

Furniture durability should be a high priority. If you’re going to invest hundreds of dollars in a leather recliner, you want to make sure it’s going to last. 
When you find a chair which seems to fit your body and your needs, do some research before handing over your cash. See what other consumers have had to say about the quality and durability of the brand and the chair you’re interested in. 

3 Recliners You Should Try Out – The Best Big and Tall Recliners on the Market

If you’re taller or heavier than “average,” we recommend you check out the following recliners. They’re some of the best we have for the big and tall crowd. 

Keen Leather Recliner

If you have more refined tastes, the Keen recliner is probably your best bet. This leather recliner is handmade with wooden feet and small nail details around the edges. 
The Keen recliner will look fabulous in a living room or office space. And because it’s so well made, it will last for many years to come.

Oversized Ball-in-Claw Wing Chair

Another sophisticated option is an oversized leather recliner with ball-in-claw legs. Like the Keen recliner, this type of chair is handmade in the U.S. and looks great in either a living room or office.
And the comfort level of this type of chair is second to none. The scrolled arms and pillow-style back ensure this will quickly become your favorite recliner. 

Nicholas Oversized Recliner

Do you like the idea of curling up in a comfortable recliner to read a book or watch a great movie? Then this is the ideal chair for you. 
The Nicholas recliner is wider than the average recliner. Plus, the leather cushions are full and soft, making this the perfect chair to spend some relaxing me time.

Our Goal – To Provide You with the Biggest Selection of Leather Furniture

We understand no two bodies are exactly alike. This is why we’re proud to offer leather recliners in a wide array of sizes and styles. 
Not only are we concerned about how well our recliners fit your body, we’re concerned with the quality of our furniture. We want to provide our customers with the very best furniture which will last for years.
And this is why we carefully choose the manufacturers we’re willing to work with. The companies we choose have a high level of taste and craftsmanship. The recliners you’ll find at Wellingtons are well-suited to people of all sizes, shapes, and style sensibilities. 
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