When it comes to house furnishings, you may want to consider investing in a leather couches or furniture. They look warm and inviting and serve as a classy addition to any home. But first of all, what is leather?
Author: Yeong Kar Yan
Furniture complaints have hit a record high in recent years. One common problem is sub-standard furniture, which as Mr Wan Kut Lum, 56, found out, turned out to be a flaking leather sofa. “It was embarrassing because the coating peeled off and stuck to my visitors’ legs when they sat on it,” he is quoted as saying in an interview with The Straits Times.
According to a report published in The Straits Times in April, complaints regarding furniture purchases have hit a record high. Statistics from the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) revealed that the consumer watchdog received a total of 1,190 complaints in 2010 a 40% leap from the 867 cases in 2009.