A sofa is one of the most important pieces of furniture you will purchase for your home and something that should be considered an investment for first-time buyers. Because you spend so much time in your living room, it is easy for a lot of wear and tear to happen to your upholstered items. Sofas can be very expensive, though if you purchase a well-made sofa with a high-quality components, it can last you for decades, whereas as an inexpensive sofa may only last up to five years. There are so many wonderful companies in North Carolina that can build your dream sofa and by having a sofa custom built, you will be able to select everything from the fabrics, whether it is skirted or not, the finish of the legs and the type of cushions. If you’re redesigning your living room, start with the sofa, as it is the anchoring point for the room and will help bring all the pieces to life. Browse the list below for some of our favorite manufacturers and sofas.