There are times when you feel like stretching your legs and relaxing, although you are seated on a very comfortable chair. When you are watching your favorite channel on TV or when you are by the pool or on the patio, you would wish that your chair was long so that it could even support your legs. Well, if you are looking out for a good piece of furniture which will help you to stretch your legs and relax comfortably, then nothing is better than the chaise lounge. A chaise lounge which means long chair, can be defined as “an upholstered couch in the shape of a chair that is long enough to support the legs”.
Chaise lounge originated in Egypt and it has been found to have been used by ancient Mesopotamian, ancient Greeks and ancient Romans, by the ancient French and early Chinese, for sleeping at night and relaxing during the day. The Romans also used the lounge for banquets. This lounge is very much needed piece of furniture in every house, because it helps not only you, but also your guests to relax and become comfortable in your home.
There are a variety of chaise lounge for you to select, if you plan to shop for one. You can find indoor lounge which are commonly cushioned and outdoor lounges which are not cushioned. The chaise lounge comes today in a variety of styles, finishes and materials. If you are looking for indoor lounges, you can find them made in fabric, leather, micro fibers or suede upholstery, and also antique lounges. If you are looking for outdoor lounges, you can select from lounges made of wood, teak, resin wicker, wrought iron, aluminum, durable recycled plastic, which can bear the climate conditions. The indoor lounges are available in various colors such as black, brown, green, red, white and blue, making it easier for you to find the perfect piece suitable for your home, and they come in different widths and depths and a variety of brands Van Gogh Designs, Catnapper, Jonathan Louis, simmons upholstery, Boca Rattan etc.
The outdoor chaise lounge are available in different types like single chaise, double chaise, stationary, mobile and folding. They are available with cushions, without cushions, strings and straps and can be used for commercial and residential purposes. These lounges comes in traditional and casual styles and some lounges are available with silver powder coated frames.
Antique chaise lounge gives your living room a unique, ethnic look. These lounges are quite expensive, but they are elegant, stunning and very appealing, that it is worth having a piece in your home. Victorian style and George Louis XV styles of antique lounges made of expensive variety of wood, in different styles and designs are available in a number of online antique shops.
The wrought iron lounge is the best furniture to be used outside beside your pool, and it is perfect to put up your feet and relax with a drink, read a book, sunbath or for a nap.
Having a chaise lounge at home assures you, your family and your guests comfort and happiness.