In 2009 my wife and I Looked for new living room furniture. Other than our Lay-Z-Boy recliner we purchased in 1994, which by the way is still in our home here in March 2015, we had never bought furniture for our living room that was above the economy line stuff.
We invested nearly every cent of our tax return at Raymour & Flannigan buying a Berkline Queen pull out sleeper sofa, a Chase & a 2 piece reclining loveseat. In the store it was solid, comfortable, bulky, thick memory foam pad. We had it delivered and the problems started when we set it up. We are just preparing to start our 7th year with this furniture and have had to reinstall the reclining springs on both loveseat sections nearly daily for 7 years- they pop off when closing, repair the seat bottom springs due to the cheap press in holders popping out about 50 + times, mend broken boards, re-staple and repair the fabric connection points due to tear away and cheaply made hold down tacking.
the memory foam has NO memory other than flat. The arm foam is like a cheap pillow that just flops on the wood ends, so you are always hitting your elbows, you sink half way to the floor due to quickly weakening seat springs. The couch is the most uncomfortable piece of furniture, you feel like you are being pushed onto the floor when you sit in it. This is showroom furniture ONLY.
Comfortable for the few that use it, stable on a concrete surface and luxurious initially to sit in. Really it's just cheap "Ashley" furniture with a thicker cheap padding that tricks you into thinking you are buying high quality. Really you bought thicker padded economy furniture at Top end prices. We will never buy Berkline again.
Hey guess what?
I just put my feet down and the recliner knob broke off and shot out the side of the Loveseat! Great!!!!!
This reviewer shared experience about bad quality and wants this business to offer any options to resolve the issue as the author lost $2906. The author is overall dissatisfied with Berkline. The most disappointing about berkline recliner from Berkline was durability and price , but reviewer liked initial comfort and design. Reviewer wants customer support to reach out to him or her ASAP for further discussion of this matter.
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