Recliners can provide very comfortable seating, but in many cases they are not one size fits all. When choosing a recliner, color, fabric, and style are not the only important considerations. As you read through these recliner reviews, pay close attention to the features and the measurements. One recliner reviewed actually sits on the floor, which might be best for a teen bedroom, family room, or dorm room. A few of the recliners include a motorized lift to assist in standing, which is not needed by everyone. Some recliners only offer manual recline, which may be too hard for some people to manage. Many recliners can be placed close to the wall, while others need to sit out a little farther from the wall. All of these issues should be taken into consideration as you select a recliner.
Another issue is the size of the recliner. You need to consider who will be sitting in it, and pay close attention to the measurements of each recliner. If you are getting the recliner for a taller person, make sure that the seat is deep enough and high enough for that person to be comfortable. Check the reclining lengths given on some chairs and compare them with the sizes of chairs with no reclining length to see if they would be long enough.
Check to see if the footrest has an extender for taller people. If you are getting the recliner for a shorter person, check the seat depth and height to make sure that it is not too deep or too high for that person. Also, make sure that it is not too long. Then, check to see if it is too wide, so that using the armrests is uncomfortable, or that the armrests are not too high. Finally, pay attention to the maximum weight that the recliner supports. When you find a size match, you will find a comfortable recliner.
ComfortMax Furniture Rocker Recliner 1489121
This ComfortMax Furniture Rocker Recliner is part of the ComfortMax Hensley Group collection. It features chaise seating, channeled headrest stitching, and pillow top arms. Made with 100 percent polyester-padded microfiber with a leather-look, it is easy to clean, comfortable, and roomy without being bulky. The removable back makes it easier to move, especially through doorways. The brown color will blend in with a wide range of decors. It measures 36″ x 41″ x 41″, weighs 92 pounds, and is made in the United States.
Merax Folding Lazy Floor Chair Lounger Bed with Armrests and a Pillow
This Merax Folding Lazy Floor Chair Lounger Bed has a steel frame for durability. It is covered with linen and has polyester fiber and soft sponge padding. It measures 65″ long x 20″ to 28” wide x 4″ thick and weighs 16 pounds. The seat is 20″ x 20″, the armrest is 12″ high, and the backrest is 27.5″ high. The backrest is adjustable to five different angles. The Merax Folding Lounger is great for a living room, family room, teen bedroom, or dorm room. The seat can be folded down so you can stretch out your legs, or it can be removed completely and used as a cushion. The lounger can also be stretched out flat for sleeping. It comes with a pillow and is available in red and blue.
This Merax Black PU Leather Power Lift Recliner features a heavy duty steel reclining and lifting mechanism that can be stopped and securely locked at any position to easily assist with standing. The reclining and lifting mechanism can be operated with the touch of a button on the remote control and can support up to 330 pounds. The over-stuffed headrest and extra wide, pillow top armrests are padded with soft, thick, high-density polyester foam.
The built-in footrest extends for better leg support. The pocket on the right side of the chair will provide easy access to remote controls. It is stain-resistant and stylish enough to fit in most decors. The recliner can be placed 8″ to 10″ from the wall. It measures 35.4″ wide X 38.6″ deep X 41.5″ high and weighs 79 pounds. The seat is 19” wide X 23” deep X 19″ high, the backrest is 34″ wide x 23″ high, and the armrest is 24″ high.
This Soges Manual Home Theatre Recliner features soft, durable PU leather and suede upholstery. It offers extra thick sponge padding on the back cushion and armrest and has a strong wood and metal frame that supports up to 330 pounds. With a 100° to 160° reclining positions, you can watch television, read, or rest in comfort. The Soges Recliner also includes a tray, cup holder, and storage pockets. It measures 31.5” wide x 31.5” deep x 41.3” high at the seat; weighs 89 pounds; and extends to 63″ deep when reclining. It is available in brown, beige, and black. A swivel style is also available in navy.
The Catnapper Power Lift Recliner, called the OPowOr LiftO Chair, features comfort coil seating and dual motor function that allows the headrest to move separately from the footrest. The chair can also recline and lift to assist in standing with a 400 pound weight limit. It offers extra wide seating. The rolled armrest and horse collar back provide comfortable support. It measures 39″ x 44″ x 42″ and weighs 100 pounds. The seat is 22″ deep and 20″ high, and the armrest is 26″ high. The recliner is 75″ long fully extended and needs to be 19″ from the wall. This fashionable and durable recliner is made from premium fabrics for a rich and elegant look and is available in green, blue, and wine.
Imperial Officially Licensed NFL Coach Microfiber Rocker Recliner
This Imperial Officially Licensed NFL Coach Microfiber Rocker Recliner offers your choice of an 8″ sewn-on, embroidered NFL team logo patch; microfiber upholstery in the team colors of one of 11 NFL teams; and the name logotype on the footrest. The fabric is durable, stain-resistant, and easy to clean. It has plush armrests and back cushions. The Leggett and Platt rocker recliner mechanism supports up to 275 pounds. It is made with five no sag seat springs providing comfortable seating for watching your team play. The recliner measures 39.5″ long x 42.5″ wide x 44″ high, weighs 125 pounds, and is made in the USA. The back is removable, making it easier to move especially through doorways.
Made with 100 percent polyester, this ComfortMax Furniture Rocker Recliner is part of the ComfortMax Hensley Group collection. It offers pillow top armrests, channeled headrest stitching, chaise seating, and thick padding. This rocker recliner is comfortable and easy to clean. It measures 43 x 42 x 44 inches, weighs 105 pounds, and is made in the United States. The removable back makes it easier to move especially through doorways.
Perfect Sleep Lift Chair & Medical Recliner
This Perfect Sleep Lift Chair and Medical Recliner is made with Duralux Leather and can be reclined at any angle including completely flat. The reclining of the back is independent of the footrest. Duralux leather is softer, more breathable, and more durable than traditional leather, and can be easily cleaned with soap and water. This overstuffed recliner provides adjustable heat in the seat and the back. It offers wide armrests and pocketed coils in the seat for support and comfort. The remote control has a back-up battery in case of a power failure.
The Perfect Sleep Lift Chair and Medical Recliner is hand-crafted in the USA and is available in black, blue, burgundy, beige, and brown. It measures 38″ wide x 45″ high. The seat is 20” wide x 21.5” deep x 20” high, and the back measures 29” high from the seat. Best of all, this recliner comes with white glove delivery. They set up the recliner where you want it, plug it in, and clean up all the packaging.
The Catnapper Power Lift Full Lay-Out Recliner, called the Pow’r Lift chair, is made with a premium, soft, durable polyester fabric with a button back; comfort coil seating; and gel-infused foam padding. The lift goes up and down until it is completely up or down or until the button is released. It has a weight capacity of 350 pounds, measures 36″ x 37″x 43″, and weighs 123 pounds. The seat is 21″ wide x 20″ high, and the backrest is 23″ to 24″ high. It should be placed 16″ to 18″ from the wall.
To recap, besides color, fabric, and style choices, shopping for a recliner requires considering the features and size. The features of a floor recliner and a lift recliner are obviously for two different groups of people. The size differences in a recliner determines how comfortable the recliner is going to be. Given consideration to all these issues when choosing a recliner will provide you with the most comfortable recliner.