ikea return policy built furniture

by Mrs. Ciara Hahn Published 2 years ago Updated 1 year ago

They allow you to return your built furniture even if it is not defective. You have the right to return almost any open item within 180 days, as long as it is unaltered, unused, and undamaged. You don't have to provide the original packaging for a successful return.

Can you get a refund for furniture falling apart?

You can’t expect to get a full refund if your furniture is falling apart. Speaking from my own experience, the employees barely seem to look at the items. However, if they notice that the item you’re returning is dirty, stained, damaged or abused, they will not be giving you a refund.

Do you have to disassemble furniture before returning it to Ikea?

You don’t need to disassemble the furniture before returning it at Ikea. Bring in the items as they are, and make sure you bring all the remaining pieces (and the box as well if you still have it). When I brought back my coffee table, it was fully assembled and I still got my full refund back.

Can you sell used furniture?

So you might be better off trying to sell it somewhere else. Selling used furniture can be a little tricky. If you do price it well and sell it in the right channels, you can sometimes even make a profit on it. If you don’t, you may get stuck with your item and needing to dump it on the day you are moving out.

365-day Return Policy

If you’re not totally satisfied with your IKEA purchase you can return new and unopened products within 365 days, together with your proof of purchase, for a full refund.  You may also return open products within 180 days, with your proof of purchase, for a full refund.

90 day Return Policy

Mattress purchases may be exchanged for another mattress one time within 90 days.

IKEA Refund Policy for No-Receipt Returns?

IKEA is known to be flexible and might provide assistance in case you don’t have your receipt.

Does IKEA accept returns on assembled furniture?

IKEA does have a great return policy. Customers can return products up to 365 days after the initial purchase, even if the furniture has been assembled. If IKEA agrees that the product is unused and in resalable conditions, the store will issue a full refund.

365 days to change your mind

We will be happy to give you a full refund by the same method as your original payment for products that are returned with proof of purchase in new, unused and re-saleable condition and with the packaging. Smaller orders and articles with a total weight of less than 10kg, and can fit in a parcel of 60x50x50cm or less, can be returned using CollectPlus.

Love it or exchange it

It takes time for you and your new mattress to get used to each other. That's why we give you 90 days to be sure you're compatible. If the chemistry isn't right, simply come back and choose another mattress. When you've found your perfect match, you can sleep easy for years to come with our free 25-year guarantee.

Save time with your in-store return

The terms and conditions set out in this return policy apply to all goods purchased from an IKEA store or via the IKEA website in Australia. This includes any purchases made via phone.

How to return

Return to any IKEA store (excluding IKEA planning studios) for free 7 days a week.

Mattress exchange policy

Exchange your mattress or mattress pad once within 365 days of your original purchase if you don’t love it.

Good to know

Exchanges and refunds can be given where goods are faulty (other than any fault that was clearly communicated to you, or which ought to have been revealed by an examination of the product at the time of purchase), wrongly described, different from a sample shown to you, or does not perform the function.

What type of joints does IKEA use?

Unfortunately, dowel joints are one of the few traditional woodworking joints used by designers of KD furniture such as IKEA. So let’s look at the type of joinery that IKEA and other designers of flat panel KD furniture use.

What is a dovetail joint?

The dovetail joint is always used to attach the front, and often the back, to the sides of drawers in good quality furniture. The Finger Joint is sort of a variant. All of these traditional woodworking furniture joints have something in common: They are wood-to-wood joints. No metal parts are used or needed.

What is the best joint to attach drawers to?

and its variants. such as the bridal joint, and others that could be called lap joints. The other is the Dovetail Joint. The dovetail joint is always used to attach the front, and often the back, to the sides of drawers in good quality furniture.

Why do wood and metal joints contract?

The reason for this is that in a wood-metal joint the wood will exand and contract around incompressible metal with any change in EMC, repeatedly damaging the wood and weakening the joint. The other advantage of traditional wood joints is that, as you can see, they have a LOT of glueing surface.

Can IKEA use the same wood in different pieces of furniture?

Moreover, they allow the wood components to be assembled in different ways, allowing IKEA to use the same component in different pieces of furniture and the buyer to do his own hacking and recreate IKEA designs. However, as far as furniture joiniery goes, these things are terrible.

Is Ikea furniture a manufacturer?

Technically, IKEA is not, as Frank Rivoira has noted, a manufacturer but rather a design and marketing firm that hires wood product manufacturers to build its furniture. But those IKEA products should not be called furniture, at least not in the traditional sense of the term.

Does Ikea accept returns?

Based upon personal experience, yes IKEA will accept returns of assembled furniture. They have to as customers usually will only find defects in their products when they have been completely assembled. I have included a link to their return policy, but I have both returned items to IKEA fully assembled, as well as I have seen such items being ...

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