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An overview of recliner chairs

There are many sofas available in the furniture market. Recliner sofas are very popular in the household. A recliner chair is a type of chair that allows the user to adjust the chair's angle and position to achieve a comfortable and relaxing sitting position. It typically features a backrest that reclines, a footrest that extends, and armrests for support. 

What are the benefits of using a recliner?

Recliner chairs are designed to provide support and comfort for the back, neck, and head. Sitting in an upright position for long periods can lead to discomfort and pain in these areas. The recliner chair, on the other hand, allows the user to adjust the chair's angle to a more comfortable position, reducing pressure on these areas and promoting relaxation. 

Using a recliner chair can aid in improving circulation. The chair's ability to tilt back takes the weight off the lower body and elevates the feet closer to the heart. This promotes blood flow throughout the body, reduces swelling in the legs and feet, and helps in preventing blood clots. 

They can also help in reducing stress and anxiety. The comfortable position of the chair and the ability to recline and relax can help in reducing tension and promote relaxation, making it an ideal place to unwind after a long day. 

Recliner chairs are suitable for people who suffer from back pain or other related conditions. The chair's adjustability and comfort can help alleviate pressure on the spine, reduce discomfort, and aid in recovery. 

Are there different types of recliners?

Like most furniture, recliners come in a variety of colours and fabric types, and sizes. This means you can choose one to fit your style. More importantly, you can choose between a manual recliner and an electric recliner. The difference between these is that the manual recliner will use a button or lever on the side, whereas an electric recliner will offer a button on the side as well as a remote to control the mechanism. 


How do you care for a recliner?

When using your recliner, you should always check that you are following the correct weight limit. This means that you should only use the recliner for sitting on, and not using it for storage of heavy items. If this is not followed, it may cause issues with the reclining mechanisms as they are not designed to carry this weight limit. 

It is also recommended to regularly check that the mechanism fixings are tight and secure. Without doing this, it is possibly that the mechanisms could loosen and if not resolved it can cause issues with the operation. 

What to do if you have an issue with your recliner?

If you find that your recliner is not operating as you would expect, there are some things you can try. If the recliner doesn’t seem to move when using the remote, try changing the batteries as it may be what is causing the issue. 

Another tip to consider is trying another mains plug socket. This is because the plug socket being used may not be giving the chair sufficient power, and as a result means it is unable to operate the recliner. 

If you have any other issues or this does not work, we recommend reaching out to the support team for your product who should be able to advise further. 

To summarise

Recliners are great additions to your living space and can provide comfort and support. Always take care when using it and follow the weight limit to keep your furniture lasting long.  

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